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Products & Services Business Operations Supply Chain Management Procurement Metrics

Optimizing Software Procurement

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ID: 4607


Features:

Metrics, Graphics, Summary Matrix


Pages/Slides: 18


Published: Pre-2014


Delivery Format: Online PDF Document


 

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Study Overview
This study was conducted to compare the performance and structure of software procurement organizations. Metrics include the level of centralization, staffing, cost reduction programs, key activities, spending, number of suppliers and FTE's. Companies can use this 18-slide presentation to optimize their own software procurement.

Key Topics

  • Structure
  • Key activities
  • Performance management and measurement

Key Findings
  • Studies found that over half of the benchmark class centralizes its software procurement function. Centralization jumps to 78% among companies with annual revenues exceeding $500 million.
  • Half of benchmarked companies' software procurement organizations are structured in cross-functional matrices. One-third of the benchmark class use dedicated staff in their software procurement organizations.

Methodology
This research originated from Best Practices, LLC's Internet Benchmarking Exchange service and is based on a survey of 16 companies -- with most companies in IT and others in information services/consulting, manufacturing, transportation and telecommunications.

Industries Profiled:
Telecommunications; Transportation; Computer Software; Medical Device; Technology; Computer Hardware; Computers; High Tech; Defense; Consulting; Manufacturing; Financial Services


Companies Profiled:
Bell Canada; Spoornet; ICG; Stryker; Adacel Technologies; Dell Computer; Brocade Communication Systems; EDS; Cogent Defense & Security Networks; GMD; Covansys; IBM; Eisner; NCR; Sensis; Pitney Bowes

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