For a $100m global provider of mobile applications, Xenon Group was tasked to assess
the procurement function for their Brazilian business unit. The scope of the assessment
included a category spend analysis coupled with procurement process improvement
recommendations designed to align the organization to best in class standards.
Over the course of 12 weeks, the team conducted nearly 20 interviews with analysts,
managers and senior leaders while concurrently compiling, blending, and evaluating
large data-sets from disparate IT applications.
– Documented the approach and implementation plan for transforming the
– Identified gaps between existing and best-in- class procurement processes
– Quantified and prioritized category management opportunities.
The resulting deliverable identified a variety of qualitative benefits as well as nearly
$10m in savings across seven spend categories.