17, 2013 - Half Day Seminar
with Bill McBeath
Friday, May 17, 2013
Location: APS Learning
Center, 400 E. Van Buren, Phoenix 85004
- $120 Non-members - $220
8 a.m. to 12 noon (Registration
starts at 7:30 a.m.)
4 points will be given the day of the seminar
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Ever since the invention of money, people have had a need to know
"what am I spending my money on?" It turns out that the ability to answer that
question really well (in the right ways) can make a business much more
competitive. As organizations increasingly automate their sourcing and
procurement and cross-enterprise processes, it generates enormous amounts of
detailed electronic data. This opens up huge opportunities for using analytics
to improve an enterprise's performance. Challenges abound in doing this,
but technologies, practices, and services have come a long way in recent years.
This seminar is designed to help your organization assess its readiness, find
out the different ways spend analytic tools are being used, understand the
spend analysis process and available tools, and learn from what others have
done. What we will cover:
ReadinessWhat systems and processes must be in place to support a spend
analytics program, including the various types and sources of data, data
cleanliness disciplines, tools, and organizational dynamics. How an
organization's maturity informs their ability and strategy to conduct
and Procurement Spend AnalyticsUsing analytics to realize savings and
intelligently spend to meet corporate objectives beyond cost reduction.
Spend consolidation, contract compliance, sourcing event design.
AnalyticsUsing spend analytics tools for supplier rationalization,
diversity, performance, and risk management.
AnalyticsUsing spend analytics tools for parts management, product
management, budgeting and forecasting, fraud detection, sales analysis.
ManagementUsing spend analytics tools for buyer and procurement
performance and benchmarking.
Spend Analytics ProcessPlanning, Loading and Cleansing Data, Analysis,
Analytics ToolsA review of systems and tools available.
StudiesExamples of spend analytic projects and lessons learned.
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