Bristlecone’s NEO platform expedites supply chain business insights


Supply chain, procurement and analytics consulting provider, Bristlecone, has launched NEO, a cloud-based platform to accelerate the integration of real-time business analytics into routine business processes, making it faster and easier to uncover supply chain insights valuable to both operational and strategic business decisions.

NEO consists of two subscription-based services: Spend Analytics and Financial Supply Chain Analytics, with plug and play analytics capabilities and applications designed to help customers visualise data, integrate data from enterprise systems and present a unified view, while maintaining maximum data quality.

Bristlecone has focused on making the implementation of NEO fast, with customers able to go live with their data in days.

The Spend Analytics service helps customers understand and evaluate supply chain cost-to-serve models, addressing areas including spend analysis, supplier segmentation and supplier risk management.

The Financial Supply Chain Analytics service helps customers create supply chain KPI analytic dashboards that provide actionable insights into company supply chains. With mobility applications, organisations can have access to real-time supply chain analytics for both operational and strategic decision making.

“This is a milestone announcement for our customers and it takes our two decades of supply chain domain experience, industry process knowledge and advisory capabilities to the next level,” said Irfan A. Khan, president & CEO, Bristlecone. “We have coupled SCOR-based KPIs with the experience of our 1500 supply chain consultants to operationalise role-based standards and metrics.”

Rated by Gartner among the top supply chain management system integrators, Bristlecone assists global clients to maximise the strategic value of their supply chains and rapidly unleash value through the effective use of enabling technologies. Headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley, Bristlecone has offices across the US as well as in Canada, the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore, Malaysia and India.