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The negative impacts of the spaghetti architecture in Supplier Information Management

Most companies are struggling to maintain and update supplier information, leading to financial and performance impacts.   1 – Multiple systems create chaos Because of multiple systems (and we don’t only see that in companies with external growth), the supplier creation process is [...]


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The (invisible) cost of supplier data inaccuracy

Supplier Data accuracy is the basis of every buyer decision. It is also the foundation of all Source-to-Pay processes. Our previous article : “Let’s get over with flawed supplier data!” provided some tips to improve supplier data management. But what are the real hidden costs and consequences [...]


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Curated 3 – The Heyday of Indirect Procurement

Information to readers : we select carefully our curated blogs on specific criteria. Our goal is to share articles we have found inspiring and that will give you disruptive visions of procurement. You will find the original article at the bottom of the blog.   Today we have chosen an [...]


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The Procurement Transformation Network official kick-off !

Why the Procurement transformation Network ? The Procurement function is facing a constant and deep transformation, on changing on every aspects : processes, skills and technologies. Historically considered as an administrative and controlling mission, it has become a growth driver beyond [...]


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Curated 2 – Digital transformation of Procurement : a good abuse of language?

Information to readers : we select carefully our curated blogs on specific criteria. Our goal is to share articles we have found inspiring and that will give you disruptive visions of procurement. You will find the original article on digital transformation at the bottom of the blog Today we [...]


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Curated 1 – Two sides of a Coin : CPO and CFO mandates

Information to readers : we select carefully our curated blogs on specific criteria. Our goal is to share articles we have found inspiring and that will give you disruptive visions of procurement. You will find the original article, on the CPO and CFO mandates, at the bottom of the blog. Today, [...]


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How to minimize procurement fraud ?

Many articles have been published about procurement fraud recently, for example through banking account number modification or fake purchases. It has become essential to set-up solutions to mitigate this risk. This article will provide you with 6 propositions to help you prevent procurement [...]


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Introduction to Simetryk story

Today is a big day for Simetryk team, partners and clients. Our new website is live!   Check http://simetryk.com/en/ and feel free to give us any (good) feedback. The website is also available in French. You’ll find information about the product, the benefits, the awesome team, an [...]


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Let’s get over with flawed supplier data !

In 2017, the supplier data management is still a challenge for many organizations, regardless of their size.   Some industries are more advanced on this topic: automotive & telecom has better average supplier data quality than Pharma and Retail for example, as stated in a PWC study [...]


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About the author

Thierry Jaffry has an extensive expertise in S2P projects working successively with Ivalua and Flucticiel software solutions and integrators. He is the man behind Simetryk.


Why Simetryk?

With many successful integrations of S2P solutions, we have come to the conclusion that managing supplier data is a big headache. Our goal is to provide a simple and efficient way to cleanse your supplier database and establish a centralized process. This is the reason why we developed Simetryk, a SIM (supplier information management) software, making supplier data management simple.