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Bristlecone Launches Platform for Supply-Chain Analytics

Bristlecone, a consultant in supply chain, procurement and analytics, has launched a cloud-based platform dubbed Bristlecone NEO.

The initial release includes two service offerings, Spend Analytics and Financial Supply Chain Analytics, both available in a subscription model. Spend Analytics as a Service supports such functions as spend analysis, supplier segmentation and supplier risk management. It provides customers with the visibility needed to evaluate supply-chain cost-to-serve models. Financial Supply Chain Analytics as a Service helps users to create role-based analytic dashboards for supply-chain key performance indicators. The tool allows users to access real-time analytics through mobility applications. Bristlecone NEO features data cleansing and normalizing, along with a platform that allows customers to visualize data and make decisions rapidly, Bristlecone said. NEO comes pre-bundled with adapters that integrate data from other systems and provide a unified view, along with algorithms to ensure data quality.

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The initial release includes two service offerings, Spend Analytics and Financial Supply Chain Analytics, both available in a subscription model. Spend Analytics as a Service supports such functions as spend analysis, supplier segmentation and supplier risk management. It provides customers with the visibility needed to evaluate supply-chain cost-to-serve models. Financial Supply Chain Analytics as a Service helps users to create role-based analytic dashboards for supply-chain key performance indicators. The tool allows users to access real-time analytics through mobility applications. Bristlecone NEO features data cleansing and normalizing, along with a platform that allows customers to visualize data and make decisions rapidly, Bristlecone said. NEO comes pre-bundled with adapters that integrate data from other systems and provide a unified view, along with algorithms to ensure data quality.

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