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Strategic Sourcing Application – Market Outlook, Trends, Forecasts, Competitive Analysis, SPARK Matrix

Strategic Sourcing Application – Market Outlook, Trends, Forecasts, Competitive Analysis, SPARK Matrix – Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

MIDDLETON, Mass., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Quadrant Knowledge Solutions announces the addition of “SPARK Matrix™: Strategic Sourcing Application, 2020” to their strategic technology research offerings:

Strategic sourcing application includes an integrated suite of solutions enabling organizations to perform strategic planning and analysis of their spend profiles, improve supplier relationship and track their performance to minimize risks. It enables organizations to proactively take intelligent procurement decisions in alignment with their business needs with reduced total cost of ownership (TCO). Strategic sourcing helps organizations to visualize and optimize their spends across different categories, improve visibility into suppliers’ pricing structure, and assist in supplier selection process to improve operational efficiency and reduce costs.  Strategic sourcing application optimizes the strategic procurement process, including procurement planning, supplier assessment,

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An Inspirational Guide for Uncertain Times: 7 ideas and resources for marketers and business leaders to help spark your next great success

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This article was originally published in the MarketingSherpa email newsletter.

 “When will things get back to normal?” Have you heard that question a lot lately? I sure have.

Here’s my take on it — there is no normal. Things are always changing. That is the nature of the world and especially the marketing industry.

Yes, COVID-19 has sent shockwaves the world over changing how we greet, eat, meet and so much more. It has unsettled so many of us because it is a change felt by everyone, in every industry, in every country, all the time, with no clear end.

However, you have probably faced equally disruptive changes in your industry, your company or your job role. Perhaps your company was acquired or lost a major customer, or a new competitor entered your field and changed everything. New technology may have changed how you do your job or how

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