Designing a Spend Category Taxonomy Properly is Harder Than You Think (Part 2: Go Deep) [PRO]

- July 15, 2014 2:30 AM | Categories: Spend Analysis, Spend Management
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Earlier in the month, we had a client ask us if we could offer specific guidelines or methodologies for creating a spend category taxonomy within the automotive and industrial markets. The question resulted in a discussion among a number of us with industry experience. And since we didn’t have any research already published on the topic, we thought we’d invest the time to document our findings. In this second installment of a two-part Spend Matters PRO research series, Chief Research Officer Pierre Mitchell explores how granular procurement should go in creating a spend taxonomy and concludes with practical tips for implementing a program.

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