This edition of SpendBytes lays emphasis on ‘Data being the new resource for businesses’. We explore how data impacts Procurement and why it is imperative for CPOs looking at Digital transformation to first tackle their data issues. We have also lined up insights on the fundamentals of data management, navigating GDPR regulations and how leading organizations are redefining their data enrichment experience.
We hope you enjoy reading!
Data visibility and quality are at helm of sound decision making for Sourcing & Procurement.
Fundamentals of data management and the steps organizations need to take in order to enhance their analytics capabilities.
GDPR is changing the way procurement managers look at data. Learn your basics on GDPR and understand its relevance to you as a procurement manager.
Infosys BPM redefined the data mining and data enrichment experience for a leading manufacturer of industrial tools and equipment.
Read about unique experiences and personal insights from our procurement professionals across the globe.
Vineet Kulkarni, Practice Lead, Sourcing and Procurement Practice
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As the Practice Lead for Sourcing & Procurement, Vineet specializes in Spend Analysis and Master Data management. He works across multiple industry domains to help clients with their Spend and Master Data Management initiatives and challenges. With 30+ years of experience, including 14+ years in the ITES industry, he has been instrumental in leading many Spend Analysis and Master Data projects, starting from implementation, to supporting and handholding transitions, and managing operations; all aimed at identifying areas for delivering greater Spend Value for clients.
Some of his accomplishments include outcome-based process improvement model linking Infosys performance to key business metrics for one of the mining client engagements; implemented spend analysis solutions for multiple organizations resulting in much-needed spend visibility and savings. As part of Master Data support initiatives, he works towards standardizing and improving MDM processes for clients leading to quality data, elimination of duplicates and enrichment. He also assists technology teams on how they can develop and enhance offerings in the area of Data Analytics and Visualization.