Top 20 Procurement Solution Companies - 2016
The scope of procurement technology is often limited to just finding the best pricing and terms when making any IT purchase. The recent trends such as Cloud computing, IoT, and Big Data are significantly improving supply chain traceability and aiding procurement decisions or managing buyer-supplier relationship.
Industry-best practices and adequate planning is what defines a provider of procurement solutions. The injection of the most recent procurement trends has broadened the scope and reach of this arena. Leveraging technologies such as Big Data and Predictive Analytics, companies are able to predict and plan their procurement needs. The Cloud has allowed organizations to streamline their orders and bring transparency across supply chains. Cyber security is another factor today defining the procurement offerings, as the exposure to security threats continue to escalate. Improvements in spend management and e-Procurement systems are shaping the procurement arena, allowing swift purchasing activities and a better experience. Following an adaptive sourcing approach helps ensure there is adequate room for integrating the current trends, relevant to the procurement arena.
In this edition of CIOReview we present to you the 20 Most Promising Procurement Solution Providers 2016, featuring the best solution and service providers offering tools and services in the procurement landscape. The companies featured in this issue have exhibited extensive business process knowledge combined with innovative strategies. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, and analysts including CIOReview editorial board have selected the top companies that are at the forefront of tackling challenges in the procurement landscape.
We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising Procurement Solution Providers 2016.