In these presentation slides, Bryan Baum, head of sourcing and procurement solutions at Anaplan, shares insights related to best practices for predicting and forecasting supplier spend. These findings align to the recently published APQC annual supply chain priorities research. He shares and discusses some of the top methods and concepts for automating business spend forecasting.
Topics he covers include:
- Evolution of forecasting over the years
- Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to optimize predictions
- Combination of multiple data elements and methods to improve forecasts
- Trends for predictions in the next three years
This is a copy of the presentation slides; click here to view the webinar recording.