SUPPLIER MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT (MDM)

SMART by GEP’s Supplier Master Data Management (MDM) enables procurement organizations to make their supplier master data model more meaningful — integrating with an organization’s ERP, accounts payable, and other back-office systems to collate all supplier master data in a single location. This data is cleansed and normalized to generate a single holistic record for every supplier, available in a central supplier management workspace, the single version of the truth for all supplier records.
 
Using GEP’s proprietary artificial intelligence technology, Supplier MDM offers enterprises a quick time-to-value solution. As a part of SMART by GEP, the supplier master data management platform is also native to GEP’s cloud integration platform. It is thus accessible around the world on mobile or desktop and is capable of integrating all supplier-related records and data from distributed and diverse systems across an enterprise.
 
SMART by GEP’s Supplier Master Data Management solution eliminates the time, tedium and guesswork involved in manually aggregating supplier records and is a single-system solution for managing enterprise-wide supplier master data across multiple operations. SMART by GEP integrates with every major ERP platform available in the market today and allows for unlimited integrations with any platform used by an enterprise to feed supplier data into Supplier MDM. As a consequence, all supplier interactions are recorded, collected, corrected, normalized, consolidated, stored and ready to share across SMART by GEP, allowing procurement and supply chain professionals greater overall risk visibility and performance monitoring. SMART by GEP’s supplier master data model not only increases positive compliance audit outcomes; it also gives stakeholders across an enterprise the confidence to make informed decisions.
 
With over 20 years of experience across strategy, software, and managed services in procurement and supply chain, SMART by GEP is technology by procurement pros for procurement pros.

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Spend Analysis ToolMulti-System Integration
Multi-System Integration

SMART by GEP integrates seamlessly with existing enterprise systems — ERPs, SRMs or sourcing tools — to create new supplier records and update transactions. Supplier master data is validated and cleansed automatically while loading.

Savings Tracking ToolData Integrity
Data Integrity

SMART by GEP’s Supplier Master Data Management tool automatically aggregates, cleans and normalizes supplier data records. It then compares the supplier master data to SMART by GEP's Vendor Master for verification and quality assurance.

Sourcing ToolIterative Processing
Iterative Processing

Supplier MDM processes data in batch and real-time cadences. Real-time services execute at point of entry, record creation and updates. Batch services execute against existing supplier records during migration and initial integration.

Contract Management ToolWorkflow & Administration
Workflow & Administration

Review actions taken by the Supplier MDM tool ensure enterprises have a single, trusted source of truth for all supplier data. Users can centrally govern master data using configurable business rules, enabled processes and workflows.

Supplier management ToolVendor Master
Vendor Master

SMART by GEP’s vendor master acts as a trustworthy primary source for the master data records of every supplier in the enterprise. This ensures that the supplier risk and performance modules are consistently stocked with accurate vendor data.

Purchasing ToolLive Supplier Record
Live Supplier Record

Supplier MDM removes, duplicates and enriches records with verified updates, ensuring accurate and up-to-date data. It also provides holistic visibility into supplier history and performance across operating units, time, and geography.