IT Sourcing
Center of Excellence

Insight Sourcing Group’s IT Sourcing Center of Excellence delivers market insights and best-in-class IT procurement strategies to achieve tangible cost reduction across a client’s full portfolio of IT spend.

We partner with clients through the complex journey of identifying opportunities, developing IT sourcing roadmaps, executing upon value targets, and driving ongoing optimization and value measurement. Our IT clients typically benefit from 4X+ ROI through our adaptive and flexible approach, including quick win savings where possible.

Our team leverages over 30 years of deep IT sourcing expertise with more than 200 companies to establish credibility and collaborate closely with our clients’ IT Leadership. Through our tailored engagement model, we meet clients in their current state, understand their roadmap and business strategy, and partner with them to execute upon that strategy in a manner that optimizes ROI. Efforts may be as simple as competitively sourcing and negotiating clients’ end-user computing hardware, or as robust as establishing a sophisticated, performance-based outsourced managed service model.

Within a project, clients can expect Insight Sourcing Group’s IT procurement experts to support them in defining requirements, evaluating the market landscape, determining a vendor engagement strategy, and leading a thorough vendor evaluation and selection process. We bring expert negotiation tactics to ensure our clients secure optimal pricing and commercial terms, with an emphasis on both cost and service level commitments.

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IT Sourcing Category Analytics

Within the IT space, post-sourcing monitoring is central to ensuring your company is charged the correct rates, credited for missed SLAs, compensated with appropriate rebates where applicable, and appropriately informed of any price increases or changes.

This image is of a cost savings dashboard showing how IT procurement professionals can save money.

Insight Analytics, our proprietary category analytics managed service, is designed to combat savings leakage and drive post-sourcing compliance and optimization. ISG’s IT COE has worked with Insight Analytics to develop the most critical monitoring tools to ensure clients fully capture expected contractual savings and identify incremental savings opportunities over time.

IT Sourcing Category Expertise

Our team has experience strategically addressing over sixty IT categories and subcategories across External Labor, Hardware, Infrastructure Services, Software, Telecom, and Outside services. Our clients typically realize year one ROI of 4x-10x and average savings of 8-20% per category

External Labor

  • Application Development & Support
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Security Consulting
  • IT Staffing

IT Hardware

  • AV & Display Technology
  • Barcode Printers & Scanners
  • Compute & Storage Hardware
  • End User Devices
  • Hardware Distributors
  • IT Hardware
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Office Equipment
  • Peripherals
  • Point of Sale Equipment
  • Racks, Wiring & Cables
  • Value Added Reseller (VAR)


  • Application Development Software
  • Architect, Engi, & Construction (AEC) Software
  • BI & Data Analytics Software
  • Call Center Software
  • Cloud & Application Virtualization Software
  • Collaboration Solutions
  • Ecommerce Platform
  • ERP
  • Expense Management Software
  • Finance & Accounting Software
  • HR Software
  • Procure to Pay Software
  • Productivity Software
  • Sales & Marketing Software
  • Security Software
  • Service Management Software
  • Supply Chain Software

Outside Services

  • Cloud Services
  • Content Delivery Network
  • Data Center & Colocation
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Domain & Web Hosting Services
  • Equipment Installation Services
  • IT Research & Advisory
  • Third Party Maintenance

IT Infrastructure Services

  • IT Help Desk & Desktop Support
  • IT Infrastructure Services
  • Managed Network & IT Security Services


  • Telecom & Contact Infrastructure
  • Telecom Expense Management
  • Voice & Data Services
  • Wireless

Talk to Our IT Sourcing Experts.

Our team can put you on a path to seeing a 4x – 10x first-year ROI with savings averaging between 8-20% per IT category.