How Procurement and IT can Partner for Better SaaS Management

Presented by

Maria Centeno, Head of Procurement at Zuora

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SaaS now accounts for a significant portion of an enterprise’s software spend. Over 60% of companies have over 100 SaaS applications, resulting in spending beyond software budgets. How can you make sure that you are maximizing the value of your SaaS portfolio? Join Maria Centeno, Head of Procurement at Zuora, as she discusses the strategies that her organization implemented to establish a new, more efficient, and more inclusive process for purchasing and renewing SaaS contracts. Key topics covered: What’s procurement’s role in the purchase and renewal process of SaaS applications, and how is it different from traditional software applications? How does lack of visibility into SaaS usage impact Procurement’s strategic value? What can Procurement do to build a more collaborative purchase process across IT, Legal, and the Business? How does SaaS Management software facilitate these processes at Zuora? Learn how she leveraged a SaaS management platform and redefined Procurement’s role in the purchase and renewal process of SaaS applications. See how she gained visibility into actual SaaS usage and drove strategic value for the organization.

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