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How to Tame the Tail Spend Beast

The concept of tail spend analytics is widely acknowledged but seldom optimized by the procurement departments. As for most organizations, tail spend management is an uphill battle. This article will spotlight tail spend and how the right mix of advanced analytics and technology can help you tame the beast.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Clean and Enrich Your Spend Data

The procurement industry is undergoing a rapid transformation. Once considered a laggard in the race to digital, the industry is evolving into a strategic function that is driven entirely by data and insights. While data is crucial to driving these transformations, bad, unorganized, or dirty data is considered no lesser than a bane for the procurement industry.

4 Procurement Challenges That Torment Construction Companies

Many construction companies are still in the stone age when it comes to strategic procurement – despite its massive influence on the business.

Manufacturing: Solving 4 Major Challenges for Procurement

Manufacturing companies of all types face several unique procurement challenges. With a dated spend management solution (or no solution in place at all!), managing these challenges can be very difficult.

BI Tools vs. Procurement Analytics Solutions: Pros & Cons

As a spend management solution provider, we often meet procurement teams that are already using or thinking about investing in business intelligence (BI) solutions. But how well do BI tools support their procurement efforts?

How to Solve Challenges for Data Consolidation and Harmonization

One of the challenges in procurement is consolidating and harmonizing available data to make more fact-based decisions.