IBM Procurement Solutions

Procurement Analytics: Intelligence to Drive More Effective Procurement Strategies

What is the source of procurement’s value to the enterprise? How do organizations become more effective and efficient in achieving sustainable savings? In mitigating risk? How can procurement deliver even greater value to the enterprise? These questions are essential to the continuous improvement of the procurement function. They are the questions at the foundation of […]

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5 Key Findings from Procurement Analytics: Enabling the Journey to Value

Last week on the IBM Commerce blog, we provided a brief overview of the newly released research report Procurement Analytics: Enabling the Journey to Value. Today, we provide a further preview by outlining 5 key findings from the report. Procurement Analytics: Enabling the Journey to Value, as a follow up to the global IBM IBV […]

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Procurement Analytics: Insights and Best Practices from CPOs

In early 2015, IBM released the IBM IBV Chief Procurement Officer Study to examine the strategies and attributes of the world’s most successful procurement organizations. The study was based on a survey of more than 1,000 procurement executives,and the strategies of the top 10% of these procurement organizations were examined in depth. The CPO Study […]

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Connecting Source-to-Pay Processes is a Top Priority of Leading Procurement Organizations

Do you have unacceptable levels of savings leakage or off-contract spending? Does poor supplier visibility often lead to poor business decisions by your procurement team? Chances are your main culprits are disconnected processes—and solutions. Global companies face significant challenges to identify, capture and sustain savings—particularly when upstream and downstream processes are not well connected. This […]

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