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‘Procurement can lead’ the COVID-19 response — with digital capabilities and agility, Corcentric says

The coronavirus disruption has put the spotlight on procurement departments. CEOs are skipping IT and CFOs to go directly to Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) for answers. Executives are getting insight from procurement — like the state of a company’s supply chain, risks from suppliers and visibility into spend. Companies of all sizes now realize that…

EcoVadis: Vendor Analysis, 2020 Update (Part 1) — Company Background & Solution Overview [PRO]

Sustainability. Go back 10 years and that was not a topic that got much more than lip service from most procurement organizations. But in recent years, as discussions around climate change have become louder, organizations started to address sustainability much more seriously. Now, the coronavirus pandemic may prove to be the tipping point as most…

Digital procurement’s new frontier: Closing the knowledge gap with market intelligence tools

The last several weeks of the COVID disruption has laid bare just how little companies sometimes know about their suppliers. It has become evident that truly knowing your suppliers goes beyond which one has passed their certifications or which one is hitting their KPIs. Your teams probably keep tabs on that, or soon will. But…

Ivalua

Ivalua, ALL Spend, ALL Suppliers, NO Compromises. Recognized as a Leader by Gartner & Forrester, Ivalua’s Source-to-Pay suite is leveraged by over 300 leading companies across the globe to manage over $500 Billion in direct and indirect spend. The platform’s combination of ease-of-use, depth...

AnyData Solutions: Vendor Analysis 2020 Update (Part 3) — SWOT, Competitor Comparisons, Tech Selection Tips [PRO]

AnyData Solutions competes in a fragmented market for spend analytics. Yet unlike many of its peers, it is not a common procurement vendor name. But with better awareness, it could be a strong analytics competitor globally, especially considering how the solution packs a powerful one-two functional and pricing punch. From a functional standpoint, AnyData’s rapid…

Accenture report: C-suite needs to recognize procurement technology’s value across all departments

Businesses that lead the way in innovation and technological implementation are reaping much greater rewards than those that take a less-focused approach across a wide range of industries, according to Accenture’s Future Systems Report. While the research was done before the coronavirus disruption changed the business landscape, the report has lessons for C-suites now that…

AnyData Solutions: Vendor Analysis 2020 Update (Part 2) — Product Strengths & Weaknesses [PRO]

Part 2 of this Spend Matters PRO Vendor Analysis update explores the strengths and weaknesses of AnyData’s spend analytics and contract management solution, providing facts and expert analysis to help procurement organizations and other customers decide whether AnyData is the right fit for their needs. Since our 2017 review, AnyData has added a strength: metric…

Symfact: Vendor Analysis — Solution Overview, Strengths/Weaknesses, Company SWOT, Tech Selection Tips [PRO]

Contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions are a “hot” market, and part of the reason for recent interest is because of their applicability to a wide range of enterprise use cases. Unlike other technology areas that touch procurement, CLM sells to multiple business stakeholders, often at the same time. There are some CLM vendors with particular…

AnyData Solutions: Vendor Analysis 2020 Update (Part 1) — Background, Solution Overview, Tech Selection Tips [PRO]

AnyData Solutions, founded seven years ago, is yet another spend analytics vendor with strong capabilities, even some unique ones — but it’s not just a spend analytics vendor, as it offers contract management capabilities and bases its platform on a no-code rapid AI-enabled visual development environment (VIDE). But like many analytics startups hailing from the…

What’s The Price (WTP)

What’s The Price is cloud-based procurement software. The basis is formed by big data on industry, commodity prices, labour costs, energy costs and exchange rates. With a few simple selections, you get direct insight into 18 relevant cost drivers. This gives the buyer valuable negotiation points b...

Felix

Transforming procurement, driving organisational value. Felix is a cloud-based procurement platform that transforms the way asset owners, builders and managers find, manage and engage third-party vendors. Centralise and streamline Vendor Management and Source-to-Contract (S2C) processes to signi...

SIG Summit dispatch: Procurement with purpose in the COVID-19 Era

Continuing with coverage of the digital SIG Procurement Technology Summit this week, I attended session No. 18: “Procurement with a Purpose in the COVID-19 Era.” Moderated by our own Sheena Smith, Managing Director of North America for Spend Matters, the session included three panelists: Paul Polizzotto of Givewith, Adam Vasallo of Big Brothers Big Sisters…