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Jason Bailey's Blog Posts Tagged 'analytics' (5)

Increase spend under management, increase savings

By Matt Holzapfel, procurement/sourcing product lead at Tamr

Our previous post discussed the challenges procurement must overcome to improve its productivity. Fortunately, overcoming these challenges and showing dramatic improvements in performance is within reach for most organizations. One specific opportunity is improving spend under management, an effort worth a potential…


Added by Jason Bailey on January 8, 2016 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Three Reasons for Procurement's Slump

By Matt Holzapfel, procurement/sourcing product lead, who previously held positions in Strategy at Sears Holdings and Strategic Sourcing at Dell

Best-in-class procurement performers are quietly becoming a competitive advantage for their organizations by using new technology to capture hard to find improvement opportunities. In this series of blog posts, we’ll examine the value procurement organizations are gaining by accelerating their technology agenda.…


Added by Jason Bailey on January 7, 2016 at 9:18am — No Comments

Eliminating the Data Bottleneck in Procurement

Written by Adrienne Cochrane

Historically, despite its potential to gain a more strategic role in the organization, procurement does not manage even 50% of enterprise spending (according to KPMG). Why is that?

Procurement teams tend to focus on the largest and inherently visible costs, where their…


Added by Jason Bailey on January 7, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

2016 Data Management Predictions

Tis the season for 2016 predictions, and Tamr has several to offer thanks to the forward-thinking minds of our co-founders, executives and advisors including:

1) Andy Palmer ─ Tamr Co-Founder and CEO

+  Big companies will begin to see the democratization of data preparation as a natural consequence of the democratization of analytics that has been driven by new products such as Tableau.

+  We will see the emergence of DataOps as a way…

Added by Jason Bailey on December 22, 2015 at 9:39am — No Comments

3 Reasons why analytics projects are falling short - and what we can do about it

Guest blog by Nidhi Arggarwal of Tamr


A recent Forbes Insight/Teradata survey of 316 large global company executives found that 47% “do not think that their companies’ big data and analytics capabilities are above par or best of breed.” Given that “90% of organizations report medium to high levels of investment in big data analytics,” the executives’ self-criticism begs the question:…


Added by Jason Bailey on December 1, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments


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