Kearney recently published an article highlighting 10 critical technologies organizations need to adopt to protect against and prepare for more COVID disruptions in 2021. Kearney included Suplari among the list for our excellence in rapid automation in spend diagnostics.
Congratulations, you find yourself in a new role leading a procurement organization. Whether you are a career-long procurement and supply chain professional, or are from finance or a business unit discipline, this can seem like a daunting opportunity and you may be asking yourself, “where do I begin”?
CPO, Karoline Dygas joined Nordstrom in 2019, where, among other things, she supports all of the organization’s indirect spend. At Nordstrom, indirect spend is everything outside of the merchandise sold in the stores. Prior to Nordstrom, Dygas spent five years at Starbucks, where she led the Global Sourcing and Store Development Supply Chain, and before that she was senior director of strategic sourcing at Walgreens.
Procurement transformation and utilization is a significant EBITDA improvement initiative for Private Equity (PE) firms.
Suplari CEO Nikesh Parekh Discusses why the CPO and procurement function are critical to driving profitability in a post-COVID business environment and builds a case for why CPOs should leverage this opportunity to drive more value and improve their earnings potential.
Profitability is more important than ever — and procurement leaders are more strategic than ever. Procurement is no longer just a cost center, a spender of money made by others in the enterprise. With the right tools and methodology, procurement can maximize every dollar of profit and discover every dollar of cost savings, positioning them to be critical drivers of the bottom line.
Listen to Greg Tennyson, Head of Global Corporate Services at VSP, and Suplari CEO Nikesh Parekh as they discuss Mergers and Acquisitions in the context of analytics tools.
The economy looks to be improving. There are five key reasons to be optimistic for 2021: COVID-19 vaccines, rising consumer sentiment, optimistic business outlooks, rising manufacturing indices, and a reduce likelihood of a contested election. Budget conservatively, but plan to be agile for upside in 2021.
Despite the benefits, many enterprises struggle to effectively run their diversity program. Even when such programs are blessed by Executive sponsorship and have a high priority, enterprises often do not have tools and data to manage a program effectively and efficiently. Let’s look at some of the key problems:
What is Spend Agility? Spend agility is the ability for enterprises to rapidly assess, predict & change spend, investments and operations strategy in real time, to capture value-creation opportunities.