Cognitive Procurement – Leveraging Machine Learning for Smarter Purchasing

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I think it’s safe to say that digital transformation made substantial changes to how we approach procurement. Procurement is no longer just about cost savings and supply chain efficiency; it’s about strategic value and data-driven decision-making. Cognitive procurement, at the intersection of AI and procurement, is reshaping the way businesses approach their purchasing processes, moving […]

Predictive Analytics in IT: Forecasting Future Costs & Needs

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One of the critical tools empowering organizations to anticipate future challenges and opportunities is predictive analytics. This advanced analytical technique uses historical data, statistical algorithms, and machine learning to identify the likelihood of future outcomes, providing IT departments with a telescopic view into their operational future, particularly concerning costs and resource requirements. And, let’s be […]

Tail Spend in Procurement: What is it and Why Should You Care

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In the intricate landscape of procurement, it is common to fall prey to sneaky non-strategic expenses —usually known as ‘tail spend‘—which can quietly nibble away at a company’s finances. These minor yet cumulative costs often evade the attentive gaze of procurement and finance professionals, resulting in unseen financial leakage and missed savings opportunities.   Characterized […]

What’s Involved in Deploying Spend Optimization Platforms

Are you exploring a spend optimization solution for your IT services and wondering how they are deployed?  Want to make sure they are not an absolute headache for you and your business? Know the right questions to guide your selection criteria? You’re in the right place. In this Article, we will go over the key parts […]

Comparing TEM and IT spend optimization platforms

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Technology Expense Management (TEM) and IT spend optimization platforms are both solutions that companies can use to manage and reduce their expenses. TEM platforms are a well-established solution category that for many years was the only solution capable of handling enterprise requirements, including invoice processing, contract management, and usage reporting. This reporting has helped companies […]

What Is Procurement Transformation?

In the wrong hands, procurement can be a static system that simply serves to facilitate the obtaining of resources. Undergoing procurement transformation is the key to bolstering your savings. Savings gained with new contacts, relationships, and value. Every serious operator recognizes the value of procurement transformation. From the biggest businesses to banks all across the […]

7 Common Procurement Challenges and How to Manage Them

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Procurement has been at the heart of a company’s success since the Egyptians in 3000 BC. However, the complex nature of managing procurement means it is not without challenges.  Business procurement departments have a variety of different responsibilities. Managing procurement involves everything from contracts to supplier relationships. It means it is a dynamic role that has to […]

How Spend Analysis Can Help Your Telecom Spend Management

Did you know that global technology spending had a four percent increase even amid the pandemic? These numbers should not surprise you, especially since almost all businesses rely on technology and telecom to operate most of their functions. Unfortunately, about 20 percent of the amount that companies spend on telecom is an unnecessary expense. For […]

Why You Need Spend Management Analytics in Digital Procurement

How do you reduce procurement costs, improve efficiency, and track and control workflows? The answer: Spend management Over the years, spend management has evolved into a continuous, comprehensive approach. This goes a long way to keeping your business in check and improving your bottom line. Since Covid-19 first emerged, procurement organizations have faced a barrage […]

What is the Role of Contract Value Intelligence in Spending Analysis?

Understanding what truly constitutes contract value intelligence (CVI) is a crucial starting point for strategic cost management, expense management and enterprise spending analysis. Telecom or technology contract value can be determined by the quality of the service in relation to your overall technology and telecoms spend, which you must be aware of to determine whether […]

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