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Customer reviews for AnyData in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

This week’s SolutionMap Customer Insights report focuses on customer reviews for AnyData, a procurement analytics vendor.

The applicable SolutionMap category for this report is in our ranking of Spend and Procurement Analytics solutions.

SolutionMap Insider members can read about AnyData in our latest report.

In each Customer Insights report, we provide a one-page summary of details from the SolutionMap peer review process. It includes ratings on how well the vendor meets its customers' expectations, three key differentiators for the vendor and a list of quotes from customers about the vendor’s greatest strengths.

2020’s top vendors named in new ‘50 Providers to Know’ and ‘50 Providers to Watch’ lists

The 2020 lists for Spend Matters’ “50 Providers to Know” and “50 Providers to Watch” have been published.

Each year we recognize 100 vendors in the industry as part of two lists: the best-in-class companies you need to know about and the up-and-coming, growing firms you should keep your eye on.

The 50 to Know and Watch lists are determined by the entire Spend Matters analyst team to represent the best of the commercial providers that serve enterprise-level procurement organizations. View the full 50 Providers to Know list in the Spend Matters Almanac. View the 50 Providers to Watch list here.

Customer reviews for Spendency are in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

This week’s SolutionMap Customer Insights report focuses on customer reviews for Spendency, a cloud-based offering known for its low-cost spend analytics features that are fast to stand up and inexpensive to deploy.

The applicable SolutionMap category for this report is in our ranking of Spend and Procurement Analytics solutions.

SolutionMap Insider members can read about Spendency in our latest report.

In each Customer Insights report, we provide a one-page summary of details from the SolutionMap peer review process. It includes ratings on how well the vendor meets its customers' expectations, three key differentiators for the vendor and a list of quotes from customers about the vendor’s greatest strengths.

Customer reviews for Procurence are in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

This week’s SolutionMap Customer Insights report focuses on customer reviews for Procurence, a provider of supplier management solutions that handle supplier quality management; supplier information, performance and risk; as well as aspects of relationship management.

The applicable SolutionMap category for this report is in our ranking of Supplier Relationship Management & Risk solutions.

SolutionMap Insider members can click here to read about Procurence in our latest report.

In each Customer Insights report, we provide a one-page summary of details from the SolutionMap peer review process. It includes ratings on how well the vendor meets its customers' expectations, three key differentiators for the vendor and a list of quotes from customers about the vendor’s greatest strengths.

SolutionMap easy-lookup chart: Grid shows all 69 vendors and the procurement technology category they’re in

For the 2020 Spring/Q1 SolutionMap release, Spend Matters has charted which vendors participate in each of the 13 procurement technology categories that we evaluate and share with the public for free.

Click the headline to find all 69 vendors listed in the chart.

SolutionMap update for Spring/Q1 2020 ranks 69 procurement technology vendors and adds AP Automation category

Spend Matters today has updated its free SolutionMap benchmark rankings for the new Spring/Q1 2020 release. The latest SolutionMap compares 69 procurement technology providers across 13 categories — which includes a new ranking map for Accounts Payable (AP) Automation vendors.

Six providers are featured in the first AP Automation category, which reflects the growing importance that vendors are placing on payments.

SolutionMap began in 2017 and has become the definitive procurement technology benchmark. It will now be updated in the spring and fall instead of each quarter.

Click on the headline above to find out which vendors are in the new AP Automation category — and to learn about new vendors to SolutionMap.

How SolutionMap compares to Gartner, Forrester, IDC in rating procurement technology

When it comes to rating procurement technology, what do you trust — your gut or your data?

In a new white paper, Azul Partners and Spend Matters Founder Jason Busch compares the Spend Matters SolutionMap ratings approach to other analyst ratings methodologies, including the Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ), the Forrester Wave and the IDC MarketScape. The fundamental argument that Busch makes is that the "data" that drives legacy rating models and vendor placement is circumspect in terms of accuracy and predictive insight. And that is not because the analysts at these firms are any less smart or expert than those at Spend Matters. Quite the contrary, in fact. It's the reliance on their very expertise that is creating the problem!

But how can that be?

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Customer reviews for Agiloft are in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

This week’s SolutionMap Customer Insights report focuses on customer reviews for Agiloft, a contract management software vendor.

The applicable SolutionMap category for this report is in Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM). SolutionMap Insider members can read about Agiloft in our latest report.

In each Customer Insights report, we provide a one-page summary of details from the SolutionMap peer review process. It includes ratings on how well the vendor meets its customers' expectations, three key differentiators for the vendor and a list of quotes from customers about the vendor’s greatest strengths.

Customer reviews for Field Nation are in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

This week’s SolutionMap Customer Insights report focuses on customer reviews for Field Nation, a provider of workforce management solutions. The applicable SolutionMap category for this report is in Direct Sourcing of Workforce and Services (DSW/S).

SolutionMap Insider members can read about Field Nation in our latest report.

In each Customer Insights report, we provide a one-page summary of details from the SolutionMap peer review process. It includes ratings on how well the vendor meets its customers' expectations, three key differentiators for the vendor and a list of quotes from customers about the vendor’s greatest strengths.

Customer reviews for Scanmarket are in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

This week’s SolutionMap Customer Insights report focuses on customer reviews for Scanmarket, a provider of strategic sourcing solutions.

The applicable SolutionMap category for this report is in Sourcing.

SolutionMap Insider members can click here to read about Scanmarket in our latest report.

In each Customer Insights report, we provide a one-page summary of details from the SolutionMap peer review process. It includes ratings on how well the vendor meets its customers' expectations, three key differentiators for the vendor and a list of quotes from customers about the vendor’s greatest strengths.

Customer reviews for BuyerQuest are in the new SolutionMap Customer Insights report

This week’s SolutionMap Customer Insights report focuses on customer reviews for BuyerQuest, a provider of e-commerce solutions. The applicable SolutionMap category for this report is in E-Procurement.

SolutionMap Insider members can read about BuyerQuest in our latest report.

In each Customer Insights report, we provide a one-page summary of details from the SolutionMap peer review process. It includes ratings on how well the vendor meets its customers' expectations, three key differentiators for the vendor and a list of quotes from customers about the vendor’s greatest strengths.