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CMMI®: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement by Sandy Shrum, Mike Konrad, Mary Beth Chrissis

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Chapter . Integrated Supplier Management: A Project Management Process Area at Maturity Level 3

Purpose

The purpose of Integrated Supplier Management (ISM) is to proactively identify sources of products that may be used to satisfy the project's requirements and to manage selected suppliers while maintaining a cooperative project-supplier relationship.

Introductory Notes

Integrated Supplier Management involves monitoring the new products available on the market, evaluating sources of products that might help satisfy project requirements, and using this information to select suppliers. Integrated Supplier Management also involves maintaining a cooperative project-supplier relationship, monitoring selected supplier processes, evaluating selected work ...

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