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System and Method for Mass Segmentation of Suppliers: Submission for CTO Savings in Supplier Management Process

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000183628D
Original Publication Date: 2009-May-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2009-May-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method and system for submitting and processing of segmentation changes to multiple suppliers in e-procurement systems is disclosed. The Supplier Maintenance Request (SMR) along with multiple supplier segmentation changes data is submitted in the form of an attached file in a predefined format. The multiple supplier segmentation changes data is retrieved from the attached file and stored in a table. The segmentation change is then processed based on defined process and rules for multiple segmentation and updated in Operational Data Source and Data Warehouse.