2. Data Collection and Analysis

  1. Joe Payne and
  2. William R. Dorn Jr.

Published Online: 9 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118386828.ch2

Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing

Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing

How to Cite

Payne, J. and Dorn, W. R. (2011) Data Collection and Analysis, in Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability through Strategic Sourcing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118386828.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470886885

Online ISBN: 9781118386828

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Keywords:

  • data collection;
  • RFX process;
  • strategic sourcing process;
  • accounts payable;
  • decentralized data sets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Data Collection?

  • Where to Start?

  • Dealing with Decentralized Data Sets

  • Spend Analysis

  • Spend Analysis Tools

  • Kicking off the Projects

  • End-User Interviews

  • Line-Item Detail and Getting the Most from Your Supply Base

  • Supplier Interviews

  • Analyzing Contracts and Pricing Agreements

  • The Final Analysis: Building a Baseline

  • In Summary