Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites

Published: 01 July 2013

ID: G00227401

Analyst(s): Magnus Bergfors , Richard Adams , Deborah Wilson


The strategic sourcing application suite market offers a diversity of general-purpose, regional and industry-tailored suites for spend analysis, e-sourcing, contract management and supply base management. We identify 29 vendors to help IT and procurement leaders navigate this fragmented market.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Allocation Network
    • Ariba
    • Avotus
    • BravoSolution
    • CMA Contiki
    • Curtis Fitch
    • Due North
    • Fullstep
    • Gatewit
    • GEP
    • Iasta
    • IBM (Emptoris)
    • Ivalua
    • Mediagrif Interactive Technologies
    • Mercado Eletronico
    • MyBiz
    • Onventis
    • Open Windows
    • Perfect Commerce
    • Pool4Tool
    • PowerAdvocate
    • SAP
    • Scanmarket
    • SciQuest
    • SynerTrade
    • Vortal
    • Wax Digital
    • Zycus
  • Vendors Added or Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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