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APEX Analytix vs GraphiteConnect: Supplier management head-to-head technology evaluation and comparison

06/20/2022 By

Our two contenders for today’s head-to-head analysis are apexanalytix and GraphiteConnect. We know these solutions’ capabilities from doing demos and evaluating their functionality and customer feedback for our Spend Matters’ SolutionMap vendor rankings.

But what exactly differentiates the two vendors, and how do each one’s relative strengths factor into customer shortlist creation and ultimate selection?

In this Spend Matters PRO post, we’ll give readers insights from our detailed Sourcing SolutionMap analysis of apexanalytix and GraphiteConnect.

For readers who are not subscribers to our PRO analyst content, here’s a preview:

When it comes to the SolutionMap functional benchmark, based on aggregate scoring for individual fields within each area: apexanalytix exceeds the functional benchmark in 11 areas (all but SQM); GraphiteConnect exceeds the functional benchmark in five areas (modern SXM platform, SIM, SPM, SRM and supplier portal); apexanalytix exceeds GraphiteConnect’s score in 11 categories (modern SXM platform, SIM, SPM, SRM, SXM knowledge management, supplier risk management, analytics, configurability, supplier portal, technology and services); GraphiteConnect exceeds apexanalytix’s score in one category (SQM).

Join us in this unfiltered analysis from our SolutionMap data.

Spend Matters’ head-to-head columns share the insights of each fall and spring SolutionMap update. Subscribers to our PRO analyst content and SolutionMap Insider content can read the head-to-head columns, which provide comparative cuts of SolutionMap benchmark data for two solutions. For each column, we provide comparisons against the benchmarks, comparative scoring of vendors across dozens of functional requirements, and our analysts’ take on how each solution holds up in the competitive ring.

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