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Spend Data Warehouse “On Steroids”

Source: Zycus
It’s only lately that people have been questioning the value of information they’re able to garner from within “spend data” warehouses. Why can t we leverage traditional tools to give the sourcing and purchasing community what they want? To understand the limitations of traditional data-cleansing technology, and why spend data necessitates special algorithms, we need to start with the basics.


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