JAGGAER International Roundtable Finds Spend Management Digital Transformation Critical for Energy & Utilities

4/30/2019, 12:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A recent gathering of European energy and utility companies focused on critical path needs and concluded that digital transformation of spend management and the supply chain is important for the future of the industry. The utility companies convened in Italy on April 9 for “Procurement Digital Transformation in Energy & Utilities sector,” hosted by JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company.

“Technology provides necessary acceleration for processes, and project implementation needs to be smart. For example, our company was running JAGGAER Sourcing and Supplier Management in just two months. The future is digital for our industry, and Robotic Process Automation will play an important role in increasing productivity,” says Mitterrutzner, Head of Digital Transformation from Alperia.

Several large European companies including A2A, Snam, Alperia, 2i Rete Gas, Acquedotto Pugliese, Metropolitana Milanese, ACEA, Aimag, Ascopiave participated in the event to share their digital transformation experiences. Topics covered included the need for more robust supplier management, advanced sourcing and intelligent contract lifecycle management.

JAGGAER provides Source to Pay spend management solutions to nearly 80 utilities companies globally. Customers include Q8, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, KNPC (Kuwait National Petroleum Company), Pakistan Petroleum (PPL), Renewable Energy project Development Office (REPDO), the companies Spanish Cepsa, Enagas and Iberdrola, the Italian Terna Energia, IREN, SOGIN (Nuclear Plant Management Company), AGSM.

“JAGGAER solutions allow us to manage sourcing and supplier in an integrated way and in compliance with the needed transparency levels, helping us to increase procurement process efficiency” says Mario Ontini, CIO from Ascopiave.

“We have been using JAGGAER ONE for three years for managing purchasing needs gathering, sourcing and supplier management and are very satisfied. JAGGAER provides an integrated solution that is critical for the fluidity of our entire process,” says Federico Prosio, Head of Purchasing and Services from 2i Rete Gas.

About JAGGAER: Global Source to Pay Spend Management Solutions   
JAGGAER is the world’s largest independent spend management company, with over 2000 customers connected to a network of 3.7 million suppliers in 70 countries, served by offices located in the Americas, APAC, Asia and EMEA. JAGGAER offers complete SaaS-based Source to Pay eProcurement solutions with advanced Spend Analytics, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Contract Lifecycle Management, Savings Tracking, and intelligent workflow capabilities all on a single platform, JAGGAER ONE. JAGGAER has pioneered spend solutions for over two decades and continues to lead the innovation curve by listening to customers and stakeholders in all industry sectors, public services and academia. Additionally, JAGGAER holds 37 patents–more than any other spend management company.   

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