Unilever - Spend Analysis

Unilever Gains Visibility & Control Over the Most Unpredictable Spend Category

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“What’s really beneficial is that we get instant insight into actual versus planned across all of our contracts, is our spend with a particular carrier a lot more or a lot less?” - Srestha Dutta, Global Process & Technology Senior Manager Profile $0Bannual revenue in 2017 0+brands 0%business in emerging markets Every day, 2.5 billion [...]

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Conducting Effective Procurement Spend Analysis in the Current Environment

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With the current global economic circumstances, it should come as no surprise that businesses across all industries are looking for real time solutions to aid their procurement process by identifying cost reduction and spend management opportunities as a priority. The pandemic has not only created a need for a shift in business process, but it […]

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Spend Data Analysis: It’s Not One-Size-Fits-All

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Over the past decade, procurement teams have increasingly recognized the importance of digital spend analysis. By identifying, categorizing, and analyzing spend data, purchasing departments are better informed. With that information, they can use fact-based knowledge to make strategic decisions for the business. This power has made spend data analysis a key element for many organizations. However, there continue to be challenges along the [...]

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Walt Charles, CPO of Biogen, presenting at REV

How Big Data Analytics is Revolutionizing Sourcing Processes for Walter Charles III

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“Big Data” is everywhere. The value of quality data has never been higher, and the power to process that data is more readily available than ever. To better understand the impact of big data analytics on procurement, we turned to industry veteran Walter Charles, CPO at Allergan, who sees big data as a major disruptor. To [...]

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7 Ways to Take Control of Your Costs Through Spend Analytics

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Key spend analytics insights afford higher education procurement teams more strategic decision-making, higher visibility into suppliers, and consolidation of resources for a competitive advantage. In a time when education costs have skyrocketed to astronomical proportions, CPOs have a unique opportunity to contribute strategically to optimizing and streamlining operational costs for their universities and colleges. And […]

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Reduce Holiday Supply Chain Headaches with Spend Analytics

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‘Tis the season when supply chains are under pressure to meet customer demands and to keep internal business procedures running smoothly.

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JAGGAER "Common Spend Analysis Questions Answered" blog

Common Spend Analysis Questions Answered

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JAGGAER understands the traditional roadblocks to spend management and how important it is to gain insight into operational ineffectiveness in order to improve your sourcing success. A spend analysis allows you to do just that, but it’s no simple matter. Here, Brett Cornell, VP of Value Consulting for JAGGAER, answers some of the most common […]

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Spend Analytics in Education: Joint Q&A With E&I Consulting

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It’s true! Spend analysis can help you identify and realize hidden cost savings, optimize your supply base, and reduce risk. But how do you know your organization is ready and able to leverage this technology to its fullest? Brett Cornell, VP of Value Consulting for JAGGAER, and Vince Patriarco, Executive Director of E&I Consulting Group, […]

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JAGGAER blog BOOST YOUR AUTOMATED SPEND ANALYSIS STRATEGY WITH THESE 7 QUOTES

Boost Your Automated Spend Analysis Strategy with These 7 Quotes

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Whether it is conducting a simple spend analysis, developing savings strategies or building your sourcing roadmap, automated spend analysis will provide information crucial to the success of your business.  If you’re looking for inspiration to get your automated spend analysis started – or finished – you’ve come to the right place. 1. “The price of […]

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Build the Spend Taxonomy You Need for Better Spend Insights

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It’s easy to be seduced by Spend Analytics and the promise of a complete and accurate view of your spend. The data! The insights! The information-based decisions that will follow – and the savings that will flow! Make no mistake: these are all legit promises. But achieving them requires building a rock-solid foundation for your […]

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