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Global Subscription and Billing Management Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Price optimization, supplier selection, category management, cost benefit analysis, and risk management insights are now available in this procurement report.

  • Published: May 2017
  • Pages: 82
  • SKU: IRCMSTR13408
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Key Features of Report

Supply Market Insights
Procurement Best Practices
Cost Saving Opportunities
Pricing Models
Negotiation Strategies
Category Risk Analysis
Key Supplier Analysis
Supplier Capability Matrix

 

Subscription and Billing Management - Category Spend Analysis

According to SpendEdge analysts, one of the key growth contributors for global subscription and billing management market is the shift from hourly billing rates and project-based billing to subscription billing. Adoption of hourly billing rates limits agencies on the amount of money they make as the income is calculated by multiplying hourly rate with a number of billable staff. Therefore, to make more money, agencies need to hire more people or raise the hourly rate.

 

Subscription and Billing Management - Procurement Best Practices

Buyers should clearly specify their billing needs and the structure of the subscription offering, such as the number of subscription plans to be offered, billing cycle interval, free trials, and auto-renewal of subscriptions. Pricing of subscriptions such as charging a flat fee per month or pricing based on usage.

 

Subscription and Billing Management - Procurement Challenges

Based on the analysis in this report, a major procurement pain point experienced by the buyers is the difficulty in identifying suppliers that possess the competence to handle billing failures that occur due to some of the causes. SpendEdge’s procurement specialists predict that it is difficult to identify suppliers that possess the competence to handle billing failures that occur due to some of the causes.

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PART 1: CATEGORY AT A GLANCE

  • TAKEAWAY 01 | Market Overview
  • TAKEAWAY 02 | Demand and Supply Snapshot
  • TAKEAWAY 03 | Key Market Dynamics
  • TAKEAWAY 04 | Supply Market Highlights
  • TAKEAWAY 05 | Pricing Insights
  • TAKEAWAY 06 | Procurement Insights

PART 2:  SCOPE OF THE REPORT

  • Category Definition
  • Research Methodology

PART 3: MARKET INSIGHTS

  • Category Spend Analysis
  • Category Maturity by Regions
  • Demand-Supply Shifts
  • Regional Demand-Supply Snapshot
  • Market Developments
  • Regional Impact of Trends
  • Key Category Growth Drivers and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Major Category Growth Constraints and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Key Current Technological Innovations
  • Major Regulatory Frameworks
  • Strategic Sustainability Practices
  • Porter’s Five Forces
  • PESTLE Analysis

PART 4: SUPPLY MARKET INSIGHTS

  • Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
  • Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Operational Capability Matrix
  • Supplier Functional Capability Matrix
  • Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Functional Capability Matrix
  • Key Clients/Partners
  • Supplier Cost Breakup
  • Supplier Positioning Matrix

PART 5: PRICING INSIGHTS

  • Pricing Models Snapshot
  • Pricing Models – Pros and Cons
  • Indicative Pricing

PART 6: PROCUREMENT INSIGHTS

  • Major Category Requirements
  • Major Procurement Pain Points
  • Category Sourcing Evolution Matrix
  • Procurement Best Practices
  • Cost-saving Opportunities
  • Supplier Selection Criteria
  • Category Negotiation Strategies
  • SLA Terms
  • Supplier Evaluation Criteria
  • Category Risk Analysis

PART 7: TOP FIVE SUPPLIERS

  • SAP SE
  • Oracle Corporation
  • DXC Technology
  • Cleverbridge
  • Recurly

PART 8: APPENDIX

  • Glossary
  • Key Notes
  • About Us

Research Framework

SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key category influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.

INFORMATION SOURCES

Primary research

  • Procurement heads
  • Category managers
  • Sourcing consortium professionals
  • Industry experts and thought leaders
  • Procurement managers
  • Category heads of suppliers
  • Client account heads/managers
  • Client and industry consultants

Secondary research

  • Industry journals and reports
  • Periodicals and new articles
  • Category webinars
  • Internal categiry playbooks
  • Industry and government websites on regulations and compliance
  • Internal databases
  • Industry blogs/thought leader briefings

DATA ANALYSIS

SpendEdge INSIGHTS

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