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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.
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As global demand continues to drop for many goods and services, fears of a worldwide slowdown and a “coronavirus recession” loom large over corporate leaders. Chief Financial Officers (CFO’s) are scrambling to do sensitivity analyses to understand their profit outlooks and cash needs. Procurement and sourcing teams can play a significant role in reducing supplier spend and improving cash flow by using spend analysis to leverage data in the ERP, contract management, and procure-to-pay systemsRead More
Suplari’s leadership team is meeting every day to assess the growing business and personal challenges we’re all encountering with the spread of the COVID-19 virus.Read More
As the business environment begins to contract due to the coronavirus recession, procurement teams have an opportunity to save the day – delivering spend reductions that avoid painful layoffs and help their companies to weather the storm.Read More
In Part 5 of this series, we examine how Best-of-Breed solutions help improve the quality, efficiency, and value small teams bring to their organizations. For more information, read our post 3 Ways Small Procurement Teams Can Get Outsize Results. Introduction Smaller finance and procurement teams at small to midsize organizations are the most likely to … Read MoreRead More
In Part 4 of this series we look at how leveraging the power of data and AI gives CEOs, CPOs, CFOs, and COOs the ability to gain a better understanding of what their data means and how it can guide their strategy and vision. The Power Of Data & Machine Learning Too few businesses recognize … Read MoreRead More
In Part 2 of this series, we looked at 7 ways Best-of-Breed solutions benefit procurement teams. In Part III, we examine how these solutions make C-Suite executives’ lives easier and provide the tools necessary to focus more on big-picture strategy. Introduction CPOs and other corporate leaders understand the importance of having the best tools available … Read MoreRead More
In Part I of this series, we looked at how and why Best-of-Breed systems are replacing legacy ERPs. In Part 2, we look at some of the most significant improvements CPOs can expect from their teams when choosing Best-of-Breed solutions. 7 Best-of-Breed Benefits CPOs are under immense pressure to step outside their comfort zones and … Read MoreRead More
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 our Best of Breed 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 … 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
Plans & Tactics to Recession-Proof the Enterprise
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.