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Spend Analysis as a Key Enabler for Category Management - Fast Forwarding Procurement Outsourcing Series
May 4, 2010
Eric Strovink, CEO, BIQ LLC
Rajiv Gupta, GEO Business Manager, Infosys BPO
A superior spend analysis capability is required for efficient category spend management, resulting in creation of significant competitive advantage through sourcing and procurement. In this session of fast forwarding procurement outsourcing, Infosys, along with an industry-leading solution provider, will discuss critical elements of spend analysis. The webinar will also discuss the importance of achieving a successful procurement transformation program as well as its larger applicability beyond accounts payable data analysis.
Eric and Rajiv will share information on the following topics:
- The key components of a spend analysis solution
- How the space of spend analysis has evolved during the last few years, and what we can expect in future from solutions providers
- How a spend analysis solution is integral to realizing best-in-class sourcing/ procurement effectiveness, as well as driving immediate ROI from price/ quantity data
Eric Strovink is a veteran software executive, entrepreneur, and inventor. He led engineering and development functions across multiple companies, building niche solutions for point-of-sale and electronic invoice payments for 13 years. He served as SVP Engineering for Zeborg, Inc. from 2001 to 2002. In Zeborg, he led the creation of one of the earliest spend analytics systems - Zeborg's (later Emptoris') ExpenseMap system, as well as other sourcing products such as eRFX and commodity-specific marketplaces. In 2003, Strovink founded BIQ, an advanced spend and data analysis provider.
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