Digital Backbone is a requirement for all analytics projects in procurement

Digital Backbone is a central, intelligent data hub that integrates all globally dispersed data – from isolated data silos to data stored in external cloud platforms. Digital Backbone helps combine all relevant procurement data with finance and technical data, and enriches it with external market information from highly specialized providers.

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Digital Backbone integrates all data from various source systems in procurement and improves data quality in order to generate useful and comparable information that can be further processed and analyzed using analytics solutions, such as Spend Control and Category Analytics.

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the most valuable benefits

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Basis for advanced analytics and future-proof automation

Digital Backbone builds the basis for meaningful and reliable analyses in digital procurement, and supports the automation of recurring tasks and responsibilities.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Basis for advanced analytics and future-proof automation

Basis for advanced analytics and future-proof automation

Digital Backbone builds the basis for meaningful and reliable analyses in digital procurement, and supports the automation of recurring tasks and responsibilities.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - From simple spend analytics to holistic procurement insights

From simple spend analytics to holistic procurement insights

Digital Backbone transforms meaningless information around spend, suppliers, and materials into valuable procurement insights for the entire organization.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - From simple spend analytics to holistic procurement insights

From simple spend analytics to holistic procurement insights

Digital Backbone transforms meaningless information around spend, suppliers, and materials into valuable procurement insights for the entire organization.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Smart combination of internal and external sources

Smart combination of internal and external sources

Digital Backbone helps you get the best out of your data by combining internal procurement data with detailed external price, risk, and supplier information.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Smart combination of internal and external sources

Smart combination of internal and external sources

Digital Backbone helps you get the best out of your data by combining internal procurement data with detailed external price, risk, and supplier information.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Start directly with pre-defined integration services

Start directly with pre-defined integration services

Digital Backbone’s standard, built-in application programming interfaces enable an effortless connection to all existing systems, solutions, and services.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Start directly with pre-defined integration services

Start directly with pre-defined integration services

Digital Backbone’s standard, built-in application programming interfaces enable an effortless connection to all existing systems, solutions, and services.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Improved data quality & transparency across all data sources

Improved data quality & transparency across all data sources

SRM, P2P, RfX, and PLM contract management and SLC systems can easily make use of all cleansed and harmonized data.

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Improved data quality & transparency across all data sources

SRM, P2P, RfX, and PLM contract management and SLC systems can easily make use of all cleansed and harmonized data.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Reduction of the global integration effort to a minimum

Reduction of the global integration effort to a minimum

With default application programming interfaces, there is no need for time-consuming system implementations and extensive internal IT efforts.

Orpheus, a McKinsey company - Reduction of the global integration effort to a minimum

Reduction of the global integration effort to a minimum

With default application programming interfaces, there is no need for time-consuming system implementations and extensive internal IT efforts.

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Key features of digital backbone

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All procurement data in one central data hub

Digital Backbone is a central, intelligent data hub that integrates all globally dispersed data sources and information stored in isolated data silos.

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Procurement data enriched with financial and technical data

Enrich common purchasing data streams, including invoices and purchase orders, with financial and technical data to get even better visibility and insights.

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Internal ERP and SRM/P2P data combined with external data

Digital Backbone is a digital enabler for SRM and P2P implementations as well as for further procurement systems and cloud services.

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Supplier master data enriched with risk information

By integrating supplier risk data provided by third-party vendors, master supplier data is enriched with valuable insights to support decision making and negotiation.

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AI methods for data cleansing, classification, and consolidation

Different AI methods help harmonize, standardize, and connect heterogeneous, often multilingual, and poorly structured data.

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Predefined interfaces for apps and services

Thanks to Digital Backbone’s default application programming interfaces, external systems and services can easily tap in. You can get started immediately without additional programming efforts.

Industries we serve

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Retail and consumer goods

Tech companies and apparel and food manufacturers trust our solutions for procurement value capture, leveraging savings opportunities for data-driven decision making to surpass set targets.

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Public sector

Various clients from the public sector use our solutions for cost-transformation projects, savings identification, quality improvement, and fact-based strategy development.

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Utilities

Utility providers from across the globe use Orpheus tools to create spend visibility and generate unprecedented savings opportunities within services and maintenance, repairs, and operations categories.

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Finance & Insurance

Organizations from the financial and insurance sectors rely on our solutions to sustainably categorize their indirect spending, initiate category benchmarking, and identify savings opportunities.

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Pharma

We help life sciences and pharmaceutical organizations identify and utilize hidden savings potential within their globally dispersed procurement data streams in order to create actionable insights.

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Manufacturing

We have served automotive and machinery manufacturers around the world, supported large mergers in this sector, and identified crucial savings opportunities through procurement synergies.

Our Impact

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Consumer Goods

Advanced Analytics & Performance Management

 
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Pharma

AI & Advanced Analytics for M&A

 
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