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Business Case for Spend Analytics

ROI, Today: Making the Near-Term Business Case for Spend Analytics

Most varieties of procurement software deliver some form of return on investment. Whether it’s an e-procurement system that consolidates process costs or a sourcing tool that optimizes supplier selection, successful vendors can always point to clear ways their solutions deliver … Read More

Tail Spend Management

Tail Spend Management in the Trenches: Lessons Learned and Questions Answered

Spend Matters recently hosted a webcast exploring how Owens & Minor revamped its tail spend management strategy using Simfoni, a procurement solutions provider with specialized capabilities in this area. … Read More

Tail Spend Management

Tail Spend Management Webinar

Hear from Simfoni client Jean-Pierre Pinsonneault, Vice President Global Indirect Procurement at Owens & Minor about how the Fortune 500 healthcare distributor has been successfully tackling tail spend. … Read More

Tail Spend Solution

Why a Marketplace Model is a Key Part of a Tail Spend Solution

For many procurement organizations, catalogs have become the default way to manage indirect spend. It’s easy to see why. Catalogs offer a simple way to manage recurring, low-value purchases. By grouping previously sourced categories and commonly requested items into a single interface, catalogs promise ease of use, efficiency and, of course, increased savings, especially through the reduction of maverick spend. … Read More

Tail Spend Technology

Tail Spend Technology is Not Just Available, Its On-Demand

Procurement has firmly entered the tail spend era, and with necessary tools now available to tackle this persistent purchasing problem, supply organizations are finally consolidating costs, cracking down on unauthorized spend and clawing back lost time to deliver real value to their businesses. At least, that’s what the picture is starting to look like at large manufacturers and corporates. … Read More

Tail Spend

Technology to Solve Procurement’s Persistent Tail Spend Problem is Available.

Tail spend frustrates many procurement groups. It’s messy, it’s complex and it’s time-consuming to tackle. Inking big deals and keeping stakeholders happy seem like far better priorities for the typical category manager, since that’s how he can turn executive heads and make his daily life simpler. … Read More

Tail Spend

Simfoni recognized as a leading vendor for 3rd year in succession

The Spend Matters 2018 Almanac has been released today and Simfoni is delighted to announce that – for the 3rd year in succession – it has been recognized in the “Top 50 to Watch” category amongst leading technology vendors in the eProcurement sector. … Read More

Simfoni’s ‘Virtuosi’ Analytics Recognized as a leader by Spend Matters

We are delighted that Spend Matters have recognized Virtuosi™ Analytics as a Leader in their latest assessment report on spend analytics. Spend Matters assesses solutions on two primary axes; an Analyst score derived from an in-depth technical review of the functionality, and a Customer score determined from feedback from actual users. … Read More

Simfoni recognized at World Procurement Awards in “Best New Procurement Technology” category

The finalists for the World Procurement Awards 2018 have been released today and we are pleased to announce that Simfoni – the spend analytics and tail spend management specialist – has been nominated in the category “Best New Procurement Technology”. … Read More

Why has Simfoni been nominated for a Best Procurement Technology Award?

The finalists for the World Procurement Awards 2018 were released this week and we are pleased to announce that Simfoni – the spend analytics and tail spend management specialist – has been nominated in the category “Best New Procurement Technology”. … Read More