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CAPS News - November 2019

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The CAPS team is giving wings to thought-leading primary research and surveys to get you metrics and insights that show you how you stack up. This newsletter is chock-full! But what else would you like to see? Drop us a note, and in the meantime, check out this brand new research release:

Supplier Ecosystems

Developing Supplier Ecosystems to Create Value

Supplier ecosystems can help you leverage new and diverse talents that traditionally weren’t part of product development and innovation. Through collaboration and co-opetition supplier ecosystems can provide both tactical and strategic benefits that had previously been unachievable. Check out our preview video now.

Monthly metric:
Supply Management Digital Transformation 

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The CAPS benchmarking report, Digital Transformation and Data Analytics, highlights three digital initiatives within the supply management groups at 30 large corporations across multiple industries:

69% have a dedicated data analytics team

50% use Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

7% use blockchain technology

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Out now: 
P2P Cycle Time

Coming soon: 
CPO Insights - Supply Management Ecosystems

Compelling reports in the CAPS Library:
Supplier Performance Measurement Programs
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82% of the companies we surveyed say their supplier measurement programs are matrixed...

....meaning a combination of managers and senior leaders are actively engaged in measuring supplier performance.  One-third of the companies say the C-suite is actively engaged

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