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The Truth is in the Numbers...Somewhere.

Joe Ptak on Dec 10, 2015 10:47:00 AM

121015_Image_1Data, data, data, everywhere. Tons of useful information, tons of noise. It's tough enough not getting crushed by the weight of what's out there, let alone corralling the meaningful away from the hollow. And it's not going to get any less daunting as we find more and more data points in our ability to track, well, everything. But it's a challenge we must meet if we're going to keep pace with our peers because it's a race we're all running.

So how do we do it? How do we take Visine to what we see in the numbers and alleviate the cloudiness? Different job functions will call for different plans of attack. If your role is procurement, the answer likely resides with your IT Department. According to Procurement Leaders, Procurement and IT Must Collaborate Or They Will Waste The Value In Data. IT can partner with you to not only manage the data, but more importantly, analyze it to make better business decisions. The broken bridge between the invaluable numbers we now have and the choices we're making is plaguing procurement. Start working more with your IT department today and let the data finally drive you to the results you want tomorrow.

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Topics: Procurement, Analytics and Technology

Joe Ptak

Posted by Joe Ptak

Joe Ptak is the Manager of Marketing Communications for Prime Advantage. Joe is a perception engineer who contemplates the meaning of life every time he stares at a spreadsheet for too long and has never, Ever, taken an elevator to the 2nd floor.

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