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Procurement Costs -Supplier Management Money Saving Tips

Procurement Costs Supplier management can be expensive. Did you know that companies could save up to $6 million annually in supplier spend by leveraging trusted supplier data quality? * Cost efficiency, cost reduction, and spend analytics continue to be among the top business priorities in supply chain management (SCM) and procurement. According to Deloitte’s 2016... more

5 Data Strategies for Effective Supplier Collaboration

In a world of complex and integrated supply chains, your business’ success hinges on your supplier relationships. The way you interact with them is changing. Today, suppliers are viewed as strategic partners, which can help gain competitive advantages. In fact, procurement leaders consider supplier collaboration as the second most important area of focus after consolidating... more

Informatica World 2016: Guide for Supply Chain, Supplier Management & Procurement Topics

If you are in supply chain, procurement or supplier management, you are probably aware of “The five data-driven supply chain killers”. But do you know how to fix them? A great chance to dive deeper will be Informatica World 2016, taking place from May 23-26, 2016 at Moscone West in San Francisco. You’ll get all... more

The New Age of Relationships – Connecting the Dots between People, Places, Things

At Informatica World 2015, we talked about the new age of relationships and connecting the dots between people, places and things. Let me add some more examples of how relationships and relationships between data have changed the world. Did it all start with Facebook? Facebook Data Science examined Facebook accounts of people in relationships from around... more

Valspar Recognized for Innovation in Supplier Information Management

Every year, Supply & Demand Chain Executives (SDCE) magazine identifies 100 Great Supply Chain Projects for supply chain excellence. These projects must show measurable gains in ROI through cost-cutting and increased efficiency, whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement sourcing or any other category in the end-to-end supply chain. One of the 2015 SDCE award winning projects... more

New Supplier360 View for Optimized Supplier Information Management

In order to enable organizations to more effectively manage vendors and their performance, negotiate better prices and payment terms, and reduce operating costs and risk, Informatica just launched the Total Supplier Relationship Application (TSR), a master data-fueled solution that optimizes supplier information management with a Supplier360 view across the enterprise.