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Diagnosing Requirements Failure: A Benchmark Report
According to an IAG survey, 70 percent of companies lack the fundamental competencies within business requirements discovery to consistently bring in projects

benchmark result  Lists Performance , Reputation Benchmark Report . Executive Summary This report presents the findings from surveys of over 100 companies and presents definitive findings on the importance and impact of business requirements on enterprise success with technology projects. The survey focused on larger companies and included an average project size of about $3 million. This white paper is one of three extracts of the study: Business Analysis Benchmark, the Impact of Business Analysts on North American

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The Advanced Sourcing and Negotiation Benchmark Report


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benchmark result  The Direct Materials Sourcing Benchmark (March 2006) Success Strategies in Advanced Sourcing and Negotiation (June, 2005) CFO's View of Procurement: Getting More to the Bottom Line (September 2005) Information on these and any other Aberdeen publications can be found at www.Aberdeen.com . Aberdeen's 2007 Global Supply Management Research Agenda is also available. THIS DOCUMENT IS FOR ELECTRONIC DELIVERY ONLY The following acts are strictly prohibited: Reproduction for Sale Transmittal via the Internet Read More

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