ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Net Minds CEO Tim Sanders will join the widely acclaimed CAUCUS IT Procurement Summit in October in Orlando, FL. He brings star power to this 18(th) annual extraordinary event of the year for IT procurement professionals. Tim will deliver his message about "Relationship Power!" which will bring to light ways to win business and influence people, as spoken by the best.
In addition to this high-energy kickoff to the IT Procurement Summit, a wide range of session topics will be offered, such as:
-- Cloud Computing Contracting -- Software Audits -- Negotiating With Microsoft -- BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) -- Best Practices in Outsourcing -- Service-level Agreements -- What Are You Really Saying During Negotiations? -- Vendor Management Office
The IT Procurement Summit will be held in Orlando at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel October 24-25, 2013. The event is attended by more than 300 Fortune 500 IT buyers. Attendees' disciplines range from IT, procurement-strategic sourcing, legal, and finance and contract-vendor managers. Registration and more information can be found through the CAUCUSnet.com website.
The summit will host many leading top-tier solution suppliers in the area of IT procurement; they will join the event as exhibitors and sponsors. International Computer Negotiations Inc. will lead the way with the launch of its first-of-its-kind Legacy Software Maintenance workshop. Some of the larger sponsors and publicly traded companies include Rimini Street, IDC and ePlus.
CAUCUS is the first buyer-side "IT acquisition based" association and was created by Joe Auer and ICN in 1994. Members are typically responsible for negotiating and managing contracts with vendors of technology and services. Membership can enhance individual performance and facilitate professional growth. The key benefit of CAUCUS is gaining valuable information to counter vendors' highly trained sales staff. CAUCUS features a member-donated document library, unbiased vendor scorecards, timely webinars, social media with dedicated topics, and the annual IT Procurement Summit, to name just a few.