Charting a course to operational excellence and driving continual improvement at a global organization poses significant challenges. Leadership, internal collaboration and problem solving skills are essential components of success. However, perhaps the most critical and manageable component is your operational visibility and intelligence. The right intelligence enables optimal decision making—and drives increased value across the organization.

IBM® Emptoris® Strategic Supply Management solutions can help streamline your company's operations, improve compliance, mitigate risks and optimize operational and financial performance.

  • Maximize Efficiency and Performance – The Emptoris Procurement suite provides your organization with a single, accurate and robust source of intelligence for corporate spending, contracts and supplier and vendor relationships. These solutions deliver comprehensive and multi-dimensional visibility, as well as sophisticated and robust analytics, across the global organization.
  • Identify Savings Opportunities and Sustainably Reduce Costs – With IBM® Emptoris® Spend Analysis, you automate the collection and correlation of spend data from across disperse and disparate ERP and financial systems to get deep visibility into spending. This insight drives the strategies and targeting for successful cost control programs—which can then be effectively executed using IBM® Emptoris® Sourcing solution.
  • Manage and Mitigate Risk – With IBM® Emptoris® Contract Management, you can automate, improve and gain greater visibility into your organization's contract lifecycle. As contracts are the foundation of most key business relationships, stronger contracting can drive improvements across key operational areas, most notably in expediting sales contracts—and in enforcing compliance and mitigating legal, financial and operational risks.
  • Improve Supplier and Vendor Performance – With IBM® Emptoris® Supplier Lifecycle Management, your organization will reshape the way you interact with your suppliers, vendors and partners, increasing the performance, innovation and value of you derive from them.

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