CATEGORY MANAGEMENT: OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO SOURCES OF VALUE AND INNOVATION IN YOUR SUPPLY BASE
Our white paper, Category Management Through Embedded Intelligence—Part 1, provides a better understanding of the category management process in purchasing and reveals the three most common barriers to defined, operationalized category management: expectations, strategy, and visibility.
In this paper you will learn how to:
Set expectations through detailed analysis. The more you can connect the dots between suppliers and relevant external forces, the more powerful the data.
Combine category strategy with optimal levers. Understanding what category management means for your organization and identifying the data that is needed to track performance against category specific KPIs.
Harness the power of actionable visibility. Appropriately leveraging the information about each category and deploying technology to increase category management efficiency.