Resource Library for Procurement & Finance
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eBooks are a great place to begin your relationship with Suplari. Suplari strives to provide high quality business guidence and informational materials that inform and educate. We offer a wide variety of content themes for procurement and finace specializing in those central to applications of AI & machine learning technology. You’ll find reasearch studies on high level econmic trends influcing procurement strategy to tactical guides for digital transformation detailing ways to optimize enterprise spend management. Please browse our eBook library, freely download and share with your colleagues.
Suplari Blog: Stay Current on the Latest in Procurement Technology
A 2018 Hackett Group study shows “world class procurement organizations” have 29% fewer staff and 21% lower labor costs when compared to peers. Queue the chorus of complaints: “Fewer staff? We barely get by with what we have!” While that may be true given your organization’s present circumstances, it is incumbent upon C-suite finance and … Read MoreRead More
One method Procurement leaders are using to prepare their teams for an effective 2020 and beyond is to foster solid supplier relationships that can help mitigate risk and prepare your organization for potential disruptions. Quality supplier relationships are integral to the health and well-being of almost every organization. While some suppliers are absolutely integral to … Read MoreRead More
Procurement departments have the opportunity to increase employee empowerment by simplifying processes, saving time, and ensuring the right materials are purchased. These benefits are accrued by putting more purchasing decisions in the hands of employees. It also removes an unnecessary bottleneck that can occur even with smaller purchases that become subject to detailed specifications and … Read MoreRead More
Hi! My name is Eddy Nassif and I’ve been a data analyst at Suplari for almost 7 months. Before Suplari I was studying at Gonzaga University where I received my Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a focus on finance and a Minor in Computer Science. I’ve loved my time working as a Data Analyst on … Read MoreRead More
In this blog series, we identify how procurement teams are unlocking tremendous value for their organizations by adopting custom-tailored “best of breed” technologies in place of generic “one-size-fits-all” solutions. Using software designed for a wide variety of tasks typically means only a few of those tasks have the functionality users want and need. A network … Read MoreRead More
There are many ways to improve savings enablement that involve focusing on the right strategies and tactics to enable cost savings. Out of our recent survey results, 55% of Procurement and Finance professionals expect a recession before the end of 2020. They are also likely to be the first to deal with the impact of … Read MoreRead More
Suplari CEO, Nikesh Parekh, was joined on stage by Director of Spend Management, Maria Wiseman, CDK Global, at the 2019 Fall SIG Global Summit for a discussion about the benefits and power of spend intelligence. CDK Global is a global provider of integrated information technology solutions to the automotive retail industry and recently celebrated its … Read MoreRead More
Procurement has seen rapid change within the enterprise, with the opportunity to become more strategic, collaborative and technology-driven. This momentum is expected to continue in 2020 and beyond with procurement as an important and integral function of an enterprise through digital technology. Innovation through digitization can be applied to procurement roles in order to increase … Read MoreRead More
Data is everywhere and especially within Finance and Procurement. It is indispensable in tackling spend savings, contract management, supplier management, and compliance. The goal of our Data Analytics for Procurement blog series is to educate procurement teams on methods and best practices that can be leveraged with the vast quantities of information being generated by … Read MoreRead More
Suplari Launches Purchasing Analytics & Insights for Procurement to Enable Better Visibility Across the Purchasing Process
Suplari unlocks product and service level details with Purchasing Analytics & Insights, a new module for Enterprise procurement teams to gain better visibility into the products & services they are buying. December 11, 2019 – Suplari, Inc. today announced the launch of Purchasing Analytics & Insights, expanding their innovative AI-driven spend analytics system. Purchasing Analytics … Read MoreRead More
What does your procurement department look like? Just a few staff? Only you? Or maybe it’s just one of the many revolving you carry. Whatever the case, it’s no secret that many procurement teams at small-to-enterprise sized businesses are quite small, underdeveloped, and far too busy. The Best Procurement Teams Are Shrinking A 2018 study … Read MoreRead More
As the global economy slows and we face the possibility of a 2020 recession, many finance and procurement professionals are bracing for the impact. Here are 5 recent headlines that we think you need to see. How prepared is your organization in the case of a recession? #1 America’s CFOs are bracing for a 2020 … Read MoreRead More
At Suplari, our work culture is a point of pride for us. We believe work should be something you look forward to daily. To foster this belief, we have team events throughout the year to celebrate our amazing people and the effort they put into making Suplari a great product for our customers. A favorite … Read MoreRead More
The most innovative procurement teams in the industry are driving outsized results, achieving 1.5x greater savings per year than their peers, greater spend under management and better reputation across business stakeholders. Everest Group did a deep dive into the core drivers of success and discovered 6 distinctive drivers: innovation strategy, analytics adoption, strategic sourcing, risk … Read MoreRead More
Today, Workday announced the $540m acquisition of a procurement SaaS start-up called ScoutRFP which has created an easy to use request for proposal (RFP) tool for procurement teams. Using ScoutRFP, procurement teams and stakeholders across the business can email suppliers to compete for an opportunity at their enterprise. Scout created a pipeline product which allows procurement … Read MoreRead More
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A Survey of Procurement & Finance Professionals
Procurement & Finance Events
The best way to keep up to date on the latest technologies and digital trends is by attending trade shows and networking with other professionals looking to solve the same challenges. To help, we’ve compiled a list of top procurement trade shows and conferences happening in North America in 2019.
Discover hours of detailed and engageing on-demand webinar content covering a range of helpful topics such as; customer stories, metrics, best practices and business guidance to help answer these questions and more:
- How to gain control of spend blind spots, suppliers activity and contracts renewal – when we still struggle with messy data, broken across systems?
- What are the target savings benchmarks to aim for and how to find enough opportunities to confidently hit our savings goals?
- Can I get my team out of data fixing and report crunching tasks, so they find more time to focus on decisions, relationships and value creation?
- How can we better align procurement, finance and all up company’s priorities, to drive strategic impact and move the business forward?
Customers from large Fortune 500 to mid-size enterprises have worked with our dedicated success team to get up and running quickly – from rehabilitating their fragmented data to capturing cost savings. With Suplari, category managers, buyers, auditors, financial analysts and anyone with budget responsibility become catalysts of value creation in the spend-accountable enterprise.