Munich, January 15, 2015
Since January 2, 2015 Hartmut Jaeger is in charge of Strategic Sourcing Advisory at pliXos. This unit combines the online tools of the pliXos Global Sourcing Platform with an innovative offering in consulting. Thanks to automation and standardisation a sustainable benefit is established for customers. Against the background of ever increasing dynamics in the markets Hartmut Jaeger sees the need to adapt classical Sourcing Advisory to support shorter runtimes of projects by a reduced expenditure in commercial and personnel resources. The pliXos Strategic Sourcing Advisory aims at supporting customers on a long term basis during their sourcing arrangements but focused solely when there is a specific need.

The offering includes development of Sourcing Strategies, running tender processes as well as negotiating, activating and actively managing sourcing contract. Building on an innovative approach “Outsourcing Relationship Management” allows pliXos to improve the sourcing relationship between customer and provider substantially and on a long term basis. Expert support throughout the complete lifecycle of a sourcing arrangement is offered under the trademark “Sourcing Advisory as a Service (SAaaS®)”.

The development and integration of innovative online tools to supporting sourcing advisory and increasing its efficiency is a vital competitive advantage according Hartmut Jaeger. The provision as Software as a Service (SaaS) and the combination with a uncharged global B2B marketplace for SW-projects is a digital business model with substantial benefits for the customer and has the potential to disrupt the market of sourcing consultancy. This in mind, pliXos will cooperate with other suppliers of such innovative tools and strengthen its own research and development. The customer’s request for security and data protection is covered by pliXos since its inception by operating the in form of a private cloud hosted in Germany in a certified data centre demand.

Hartmut Jaeger builds upon numerous years experience from a customer’s perspective as well as being leading Sourcing Advisory, e.g. at TPI Eurosourcing (ISG), PA Consulting and HDP Management Consulting. Dr. Joerg Stimmer, Managing Director of pliXos emphasizes “building on his vast experience in IT Sourcing Hartmut Jaeger will give pliXos valuable stimulus and strengthen our position for future growth”.
Hartmut Jaeger can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as well as +49 175 29 26 078.

About pliXos
pliXos sees itself as a provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for the optimization of globally distributed software services. Significant cost and time advantages are implemented by using these solutions based on best-practices processes. Offers of pliXos are "tool-assisted" evaluation and analysis of global sourcing projects, the optimized control of such projects as well as consulting and the assumption of overall responsibility for individual projects. pliXos was founded in April 2009. Investors include the High-Tech Gruenderfonds, Bayern Kapital and private investors.

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