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Aligning Supply Chain Metrics to Improve Value

Supply Chain Shaman

In follow-up qualitative interviews, one of the largest issues with organizational alignment was metric definition and a clear definition of supply chain excellence. In my post Mea Culpa, I reference my work with the Gartner Supply Chain Hierarchy of Metrics. Error is error, but is it the most important metric? My answer is no.

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The Benefits of Integrating Operational Reports with Strategic Analytics

Silvon Software

Requests for custom reports or dashboards by business leaders are met with lengthy development times by IT or external analysts, resulting in single-use reports that are limited in scope. Strategic analytics, on the other hand, is often associated with reporting from an analytical data source like a data hub.

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Top 5 KPIs for Purchasing Managers

Precoro

The purchasing department plays a critical role in the success of an organization. Thought-out practices and well-managed workflows within the purchasing department are crucial for making sure that the company has the necessary resources available at the right time and at a reasonable cost.

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Procurement Analysis: a Game Changer for Purchasing Strategically

Precoro

With the global market expansion and deepening supply chain complexity, the roles of procurement leaders have evolved from tactical to strategic. Nowadays, procurement departments not only focus on the day-to-day buying operations but also search for the most efficient ways to go about them. How often do purchases happen?

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes.

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What Is PPV? Purchase Price Variance Explained

Precoro

However, only 30% of CPOs claim they have achieved their cost-saving targets in 2023. One of the ways that procurement teams improve this figure is by tracking and improving the purchase price variance (PPV) metric. Why Is Purchase Price Variance Important?

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Why Procurement Management Tool is a Must for Efficient Purchasing

Precoro

Procurement is a complex and dynamic process involving strategic planning and several stages of execution, from sourcing to paying and reporting. Supply chain management, purchase requisitions and orders, budget management, and three-way matching – all these processes are integral to procurement as a whole.

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Learn How to Transform Procurement with Team Procure Cloud

Learn how Team Procure is helping companies streamline their procurement by implementing a cloud-based procurement platform across their organization. One of the key features of the platform is the custom approval workflows, which are tailored to each department within an organization.

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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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Prove ROI and Make the Business Case for Industrial Content Marketing

Speaker: Achinta Mitra, Founder and President, Tiecas Inc.

It's the plight of an industrial marketer: over the course of a 12-18 month long buying cycle, you make contact with a whole host of influencers who read your content.who may or may not actually work in purchasing. Meanwhile, the purchase somehow takes place, and Sales claims all the glory. and win (or keep!)