Category Management Strategy

Discovery’s data-driven category management strategy

PL Staff

Following its acquisition of media company Scripps Networks Interactive in 2018, Discovery spotted an opportunity to consolidate its spend data across the newly merged enterprise.

Before then, the media company had been relying on spreadsheets to manage its spend, which made keeping an eye on what was being bought, by whom and from which suppliers time-consuming and inefficient.

They needed a spend analytics tool that could integrate data from various systems and provide its category managers with a clear view of the company’s overall spending. So they asked the procurement team to step in.

A harmonised view: What did they do?

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