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Tail Spend

Big Savings in Small Spend — Tales from the Tail

In the world of strategic sourcing, realizing 5 to 8% savings is considered to be impressive. After all, these are the high-spend categories and are supposedly already well-managed and frequently revisited for improvement opportunities. In contrast, when our clients work … Read More

Mid-Market Procurement

Mid-Market Procurement — The Pitfalls of Current Approaches

Mid-market companies are at a significant disadvantage when compared to larger corporations — a key finding from Simfoni’s analysis of its customers’ procurement and savings delivery capabilities in mid-market companies. It’s OK to obsess about top-line growth, but what lies beneath … Read More

How To Do Spend Analysis

How To Do Spend Analysis? – The Ultimate Guide

How to do Spend Analysis Guide by Simfoni will help you reduce expenses and provide savings delivery in the long term by helping you identify all the sources available for your spend data by category and department. The Guide also … Read More

SpendMatters Top 50 to Watch 2019

Simfoni Named a 2019 Spend Matters Provider to Watch

The recognition highlights the innovation Simfoni has been able to bring to the procurement space. Vitesse and Sourceforce, underpinned by Virtuosi are category-defining products, loved by its users for the efficiency and cost improvement it brings. … Read More

Spend Matters 2019 Almanac

Simfoni recognized as a leading vendor for the 4th year in succession.

The Spend Matters 2019 Almanac has been released today and Simfoni is delighted to announce that – for the 4th year in succession – it has been recognized in the “Top 50 to Watch” category amongst leading technology vendors in the eProcurement sector. … Read More

Procurement Technology

Simfoni is recognized for the second time at World Procurement Awards in “Best New Procurement Technology” category.

Procurement Leaders have announced the finalists for the World Procurement Awards 2019 and Simfoni has been listed for the second time as the best new procurement technology in the “Procurement Technology” Category. … Read More

Spend Management

What is Spend Management? Why and How it is Implemented?

What is Spend Management? Spend management means managing organization expenditure through processes starting Demand Identification and Spend Analysis to Sourcing and Order Management, for both direct and indirect spend categories. A robust Spend Management includes the use of best in … Read More

Spend Analysis

What is Spend Analytics? Why and how it is implemented?

What is Spend Analytics? Spend analytics is a process of gathering procurement data and organizing it so that it can be visualized and analyzed. Spend analysis deep dives into procurement and expense data to analyze and understand the spending patterns … Read More

Predictive Analytics in Procurement

What is Predictive Analytics in Procurement? Why and how it is implemented?

What is Predictive Analytics in Procurement? Predictive Analytics in Procurement refers to the use of available spend, catalog, supplier and materials data in order to perform analysis that determines patterns and predicts future outcomes and trends. Predictive analysis is comparatively … Read More

What Exactly Is in the Tail Spend?

What Exactly Is in the Tail Spend?

At a headline level, I think most procurement folks are now familiar with the concept of tail spend: the low-value spend items that are non-core but still essential to the smooth operation of an organization. … Read More