Spend Radar Named Runner-Up for a Corporate United Collaboration Award

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  • (1888PressRelease) May 11, 2011 - Spend Radar is pleased to announce they have been selected as a runner up for a prestigious Corporate United Collaboration award. Winners and runners-up were announced during a special ceremony at Corporate United's tenth annual SYNERGY spend management conference held in Chicago. The formal announcement was made by Corporate United Vice President David Clevenger. Also in attendance for the award presentation were two of the collaboration awards judges - Jason Busch, Founder and Managing Director of Azul Partners and Editor of Spend Matters, and Tim Cummins, CEO of IACCM.

    Corporate United's Collaboration Awards fall into three categories: internal collaboration (for partnering with another functional department), external collaboration with a supplier/vendor (partnering with a supplier/vendor, leading to superior collaboration) and internal and external collaboration (both an internal and an external partnership to drive category results). Spend Radar submitted a case study for the internal and external collaboration category.

    The Corporate United Collaboration Awards have been established to honor procurement, sourcing, supply chain and other related departments that have demonstrated extraordinary collaboration with internal functional groups and/or external suppliers. "As a spend management software provider, we are acutely aware of the challenges and complexities involved when collaborating with suppliers," said Brian Daniels, CEO and cofounder of Spend Radar. "We implement best practices not only for our customers, but internally as well and relished the opportunity to submit a case study detailing our experiences. It is an honor to have been named as a runner-up."

    About Spend Radar

    Spend Radar is a leading software technology company focused solely on conquering the challenges of spend analysis. Spend Radar's Data Manager module cleanses and classifies data in any language, format or currency. And its Reporting & Analysis module provides full visibility into organizations' spend with a strong emphasis on identifying and prioritizing sourcing and savings opportunities. Spend Radar was founded to overcome many of the challenges that previous generation spend analysis and data classification solutions fail to address in a complete or optimal way. Our entire focus is to help any organization working with spend or supplier-related data to take action more quickly and effectively, significantly reducing the time spent to create actionable analysis. By enabling organizations to gather and structure complicated, distributed and diverse sets of information in a completely new manner, Spend Radar sets a new standard for data management, and Spend Radar customers achieve greater savings faster as a result.

    For further information, contact:
    Joy McCaffrey
    Chicago, IL 60606
    +1 (312)-262-9820

    About Corporate United

    As the nation's largest group purchasing organization, Corporate United's mission is to advance the collective spend management efforts of its member companies; it achieves this by combining access to market-leading leveraged agreements and the application of category lifecycle management (CLM). Through its CLM process, Corporate United handles the ongoing management of the contracts and suppliers across its more than 25 pre-negotiated indirect agreements.

    Corporate United is comprised of more than 175 member companies, spanning every industry sector and representing over $50 billion in aggregated spend. Founded in 1997, Corporate United is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. For more information, contact Corporate United at 440.895.0938 or visit www.corporateunited.com.

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