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Vendor Analysis

Vendor Analysis

Membership Required Anaplan: Vendor Analysis (Part 1) — Spend analysis solution overview, SWOT, Anaplan competitors, tech selection tips

This two-part Spend Matters PRO Vendor Analysis introduces the spend analytics specialist Anaplan to the procurement market and explores its new spend analytics offering. Spend analysis is a relatively mature procurement technology market segment. Recent entrants represent the beginning of Spend Analysis 3.0 — with powerful real-time analytics on large...

Analytics

Analytics

Membership Required Anaplan: Vendor Analysis (Part 1) — Spend analysis solution overview, SWOT, Anaplan competitors, tech selection tips

This two-part Spend Matters PRO Vendor Analysis introduces the spend analytics specialist Anaplan to the procurement market and explores its new spend analytics offering. Spend analysis is a relatively mature procurement technology market segment. Recent entrants represent the beginning of Spend Analysis 3.0 — with powerful real-time analytics on large...

AP Automation / Invoice-to-Pay (I2P)

AP Automation / Invoice-to-Pay (I2P)

Membership Required Tipalti: What Makes It Great (AP Automation SolutionMap Analysis)

The accounts payable (AP) automation market has grown rapidly in the last few years, in part due to its wide range of addressable clients across company sizes, industries and geographies. Tipalti, an AP automation provider with particular strengths in payments automation, is one vendor in the space that continues to...

Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM)

Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM)

Membership Required Onventis: Vendor Analysis (Part 1) — Upstream S2C solution overview, SWOT, Onventis competitors/market analysis, tech selection tips

Onventis has grown into an interesting source-to-pay suite provider, so we plan to look at its offering in the upstream source-to-contract area in this two-part Spend Matters PRO today, and we'll do another series on the downstream P2P solution in the coming weeks. It's also important to note two other...

Contingent Workforce & Services Procurement

Contingent Workforce & Services Procurement

Membership Required IntegrityNext: Vendor Analysis, 2021 update — Supplier sustainability monitoring solution overview, strengths/weaknesses, SWOT, competitors, tech selection tips

The Covid pandemic finally has made it clear to procurement organizations that monitoring suppliers for risk in compliance, operations and reputation is paramount — because a violation, disruption or mishap can be devastating. For organizations that have looked beyond a single incident and examined the bigger picture, however, some are...

e-Procurement

e-Procurement

Membership Required Onventis: Vendor Analysis (Part 1) — Upstream S2C solution overview, SWOT, Onventis competitors/market analysis, tech selection tips

Onventis has grown into an interesting source-to-pay suite provider, so we plan to look at its offering in the upstream source-to-contract area in this two-part Spend Matters PRO today, and we'll do another series on the downstream P2P solution in the coming weeks. It's also important to note two other...

Working Capital Management

Working Capital Management

Membership Required Payable Strategies for the Long Tail Suppliers — Stage 3: Addressing Operational Challenges Early

In this Spend Matters PRO series, you have been tasked with a mandate from your CFO to find a way to offer early pay finance to ALL suppliers and create a “win/win” with your supply base. The previous two parts of the series looked at how to assess your current...

Procure-to-Pay (P2P)

Procure-to-Pay (Procure-to-Pay (P2P)

Membership Required Coupa vs. GEP: Procure-to-pay (P2P) head-to-head technology evaluation and comparison

The procure-to-pay (P2P) marketplace holds a wide net of solution providers that offer their own unique take on P2P. Within this group, Coupa and GEP are two of the best representatives. In our SolutionMap comparison of P2P solutions, both have attained analyst (functionality) scores for years that surpass suite vendors...

Procurement Strategy

Procurement Strategy

Membership Required Siemens acquires electronics supply chain provider Supplyframe: Rapid analysis

Siemens AG, a global technology provider, announced the acquisition of Supplyframe, a provider of the Design-to-Source Intelligence (DSI) platform for the global electronics value chain. In a press release announcing the acquisition, the companies said the $700 million deal will allow customers access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s market...

Risk, Compliance & Governance

Risk, Compliance & Governance

Membership Required IntegrityNext: Vendor Analysis, 2021 update — Supplier sustainability monitoring solution overview, strengths/weaknesses, SWOT, competitors, tech selection tips

The Covid pandemic finally has made it clear to procurement organizations that monitoring suppliers for risk in compliance, operations and reputation is paramount — because a violation, disruption or mishap can be devastating. For organizations that have looked beyond a single incident and examined the bigger picture, however, some are...

Sourcing

Sourcing

Membership Required GEP: What Makes It Great (Sourcing SolutionMap Fall 2020 analysis)

GEP is a source-to-pay (S2P) suite provider that also offers managed services, including full BPO and transformation services. The combination of these individual capabilities from a single provider, especially as they become increasingly synergistic, makes GEP a true standout in the procurement technology space. The SolutionMap Fall 2020 release reinforces...

Supplier Management (Vendor Management)

Supplier Management (Vendor Management)

Membership Required The graphiteConnect Customer Experience: What Makes It Great (Supplier Relationship Management SolutionMap Analysis)

The supplier relationship management (SXM) market has no shortage of impressive solutions. But within the number of different offerings, the graphiteConnect solution is one that has created a fresh approach to gathering and maintaining supplier data. The graphiteConnect approach is to build an open network for supplier management. It promotes...

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Membership Required Siemens acquires electronics supply chain provider Supplyframe: Rapid analysis

Siemens AG, a global technology provider, announced the acquisition of Supplyframe, a provider of the Design-to-Source Intelligence (DSI) platform for the global electronics value chain. In a press release announcing the acquisition, the companies said the $700 million deal will allow customers access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s market...