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Why don’t the Potential Benefits of Spend Analysis Come Easily?


cost analysis and reports general  has its disadvantages of cost and effort. While traditional information management philosophy requires IT departments to be the gatekeeper of a single truth of enterprise data definitions, it is unrealistic to believe and expect that this situation can ever be fully accomplished. Moreover, by limiting end-user abilities and initiatives, IT departments burden its staff with unnecessary change requests, work backlogs, and administrative overhead. The static and tardy nature of spend management data is

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