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SAP Procurement Benchmarking Program

Designed to provide customers - both current and prospective - with a superior benchmark program.

As an SAP customer, you're invited to enroll in a benchmarking program that can help your organization more effectively:

  • Establish a fact-based baseline of performance
  • Measure and compare solution adoption rates
  • Use empirical data to track performance
  • Identify the best ways to drive cost savings through greater efficiency and effectiveness
  • Build a success plan for improvement, with targets for internal initiatives
  • Quantify the savings achieved through improved performance

Assess Performance

The SAP Procurement Benchmarking Program helps you assess your performance objectively by assimilating data from the following sources – as applicable to each participant's situation – and putting it through a rigorous analytical engine:

  • Transaction data from your use of SAP Ariba applications
  • User-entered survey data

Taken all together, the resulting analysis can provide participants with the most objective way to assess source-to-pay performance.

Program Features

The SAP Procurement Benchmarking Program is unique in the industry and leverages both application and survey data to assess each participating organization's source-to-pay performance and identify opportunities for improvement.

Comprehensive CoverageStrategic InsightsEnhanced AnalysisReport Readability
  • Entire source-to-pay process spectrum
  • Data from survey and usage of SAP Ariba solutions for sourcing, supplier management, contracts, and procure-to-pay
  • Comparison between average ad top quartile performers
  • Strategic KPIs
  • Operational KPIs that track solution usage and adoption
  • Balance between strategic vs. operational KPIs
  • Linkage between best-practice maturity and KPI performance
  • Scorecard for executive overview
  • Easy interpretation
  • Relevant peer comparisons

2022 Benchmark Survey Insights

Key metrics and best practices to improve your performance. Based on benchmark surveys conducted over the past two years, this report covers the key metrics in processes across the source-to-pay cycle.

Reports and Timelines

Available Reports

A benchmark report that includes:

  • Summarized key performance indicators highlighting performance areas on which to focus
  • Detailed analysis of your performance on more than 100 KPIs as compared to peers
  • Best-practice maturity model that illustrates gaps in current vs. target adoption of practices

Data Guidelines

  • Use survey and adoption data to baseline and measure your performance
  • Transaction data for selected time frame is utilized for analysis
  • Adoption data is combined with survey data from the SAP Value Lifecycle Manager tool to create the benchmarking report
  • Benchmark data is represented only in aggregate format

How To Enroll

Register and complete the survey on the SAP Value Lifecycle Manager. The survey generally takes between three to five hours to complete and can be completed at your convenience. If you need to save and resume, be sure to save your entries before closing the survey.

If you need more information before enrolling, please e-mail us.