procurement analytics

What’s the Business Case for Procurement Analytics?

    All too often, procurement strategies and\or programs seem to fall short of their optimal outcomes. The culprits are usually: Inefficient processes or systems Personnel constraints or limitations Lack of collaboration or stakeholder engagement Lack of proper analysis of the challenge and measurement of results Technologies, particularly connected and centralized ones, that automate and […]

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Top 5 Trends Shaping the Modern Procurement Landscape

  We make it a point to stay ahead of the curve and understand the critical challenges and priorities for procurement organizations at Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 companies. The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Study is a prime example. The IBM IBV CPO Study surveyed more than 1,000 procurement executives across 41 countries […]

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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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