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New YouTube on Procurement Analytics from IBM Empower Conference

I was interviewed at the IBM Emptoris conference back in November on some of the emerging trends in terms of the value added that procurement can add through analytics, the importance of data governance as the foundation for analytics, sources of data for creating  cognitive analytics, and the rise of Big Data and the possibilities in terms of applications.  These trends are based in large part on the findings of our recent CAPS Study (completed in conjunction with Tom Choi at Arizona State), which is forthcoming in the next few week…

Procurement’s shifting focus: Growing strategic value through the use of analytics:

Data: The critical foundation for procurement analytics:

Supply chain data sources fueling cognitive solutions:

Cognitive applications: Price movements, contracts, and supplier IQ:

Exploring supply chain visibility, cognitive solutions, and blockchain: