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Smart Cube upgrades Amplifi PRO

Strategic research and analytics solutions provider, The Smart Cube (www.thesmartcube.com) releases a new version of Amplifi PRO (www.thesmartcube.com/amplifi-pro) its on-demand digital procurement intelligence platform.  

“Procurement teams had hoped 2022 would bring a period of greater stability, however a whole host of factors continue to disrupt key categories – from the Russia-Ukraine crisis and supply chain shortages to intense inflationary pressures,” says Gaurav Kumar, Chief Operating Officer, The Smart Cube.  “With procurement teams facing continued volatility in many of their key categories, we have introduced 40 brand new category insights dashboards, bringing together all its in-depth category intelligence into one easy to consume view.”
 
New category dashboards also feature the competitive landscape and risk profile for the top suppliers in each category, powered by Smart Risk – The Smart Cube’s proprietary risk monitoring platform, which leverages AI combined with human expertise to track suppliers' risks on an ongoing basis.

“This release of Amplifi PRO will help our customers get the critical category intelligence they need and support their decision-making processes,” says Kumar.  “Included in the latest release are:  Procurement KPI/ benchmarking reports to collate key procurement performance metrics and industry benchmarks for three key sectors (Life Sciences, CPG and Industrials) plus one focused on Indirects categories; Greater insights on categories, commodities, suppliers and inflation indices; and improved user journey enhancements.”

Based on user feedback and analytics, content has been re-structured to group related intelligence, creating a more seamless user journey.  The route for existing customers to transition from Amplifi PRO to their custom workflow portals and solutions has also been reconfigured, helping procurement professionals get to the contextualised insights they need, faster.