Category Procurement Analytics

Alteryx Alternatives

Looking for an alternative to Alteryx?

Alteryx has carved a niche as a popular data wrangling and analytics platform, praised for its drag-and-drop interface and ease of use. But with high user licence costs, diverse user needs and evolving technologies, it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution.

So, are you seeking alternatives to Alteryx? You’ve come to the right place! This blog explores several options, each with unique strengths and considerations.

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How DataKITE and Power BI can help identify procurement cost savings

DataKITE is a business intelligence (BI) tool that can help your procurement department to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and make better decisions. DataKITE Power BI can be used to collect, analyze, and visualise data from a variety of sources, including i2B or any other procurement systems, e-catalogs, and supplier websites. This data can then be used to create reports and dashboards that provide insights into procurement performance.

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4 Top Tips for a Successful Supplier Renegotiation Process

We’ve participated in hundreds of negotiations with suppliers over the years, which has provided us with valuable insights into how to ensure a successful renegotiation process.

In this article, we share four top tips on how to secure sustainable, long-term results from your supplier renegotiations.

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How DataKITE and Power BI Can Help Your Procurement Department

DataKITE is a business intelligence (BI) tool that can help your procurement department to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and make better decisions. DataKITE Power BI can be used to collect, analyze, and visualise data from a variety of sources, including i2B or any other procurement systems, e-catalogs, and supplier websites. This data can then be used to create reports and dashboards that provide insights into procurement performance.

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What is Spend Analysis?

Spend analysis involves identifying, gathering, cleansing, categorising, grouping, and analysing the spend data of your organisation. As a result, procurement costs are reduced and efficiencies are improved by increasing visibility and transparency. Real-time data and analytics provide the insight you need to save money and improve efficiency.

An analysis of spend is only part of the much larger field of spend management. With it, you can visualize all your data to make better sourcing and supplier decisions. Also, it can reduce cycle times and identify maverick spending as well as improve contract compliance.

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See Your Procurement Data in DataKITE – For Free.

No IT support, coding skills, or credit card required.

  • Data integration across sources and formats
  • Your consolidated data, cleansed and categorised to meet your business requirements.
  • Highly detailed dashboards with granular details and drill-down capabilities using secure Power BI functionality.
  • Identify possible savings and where you can reduce risks using the detailed DataKITE procurement analytics.

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What are the benefits of a spend analytics tool?

Many companies spend money to ensure their customers receive the best quality product or service. The hidden costs are often overlooked. Spend analytics tools measure how much money companies spend on procuring products and services.

Some companies are already (or are planning to) invest in a spend analytics tool in order to manage their spend, but due to a lack of knowledge, many are realising the true value of spend analytics.

Here are some of the benefits to help you understand what spend analytics can bring to your organisation.

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4 Ways Procurement Analytics Identifies Savings Opportunities

Analysing your company’s spend structure is often the first step towards building a data-driven procurement organisation. The challenge for companies that have jumped on the analytics bandwagon is translating analytics into fact-based actions that enable procurement savings. In this article, we’ll discuss some promising cost-reduction strategies enabled by analytics that can help grow your procurement savings exponentially.

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Do You Trust your Data?

How to Build Better Data Insight to Control your Spend Profile.

Having poor quality data is arguably as bad as having no data at all. To put it simply: if you put rubbish in, then you’re going to get rubbish out. It’s time to change that.

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