Cirtuo procurement software is a SaaS technology developing and implementing leading-edge software solutions for strategic procurement. Cirtuo’s flagship solution, Cirtuo Guided Strategy Creation™, is AI-powered procurement software that automates category strategy creation for faster decision making, leading to greater business impact and value delivery beyond savings.
Cirtuo was the first comprehensive software that contained authentic Category and Supplier Management methodology in the continuously growing sea of digital procurement solutions. It was the first procurement software to use AI to facilitate creating category strategies. Cirtuo was the pioneer and, thanks to continuous improvement and newly developed features and functionalities, remains the technology leader in its field.
To understand the game of strategic procurement, it is essential to remember its three main elements: category management, supplier management, and risk management. The ultimate goal of every CPO is to combine these elements in a way that yields maximum value for the
However, most procurement experts only play midfield, i.e., their sole focus is costs and operational concerns. That is why Cirtuo strengthens the midfield first. It is done with a simultaneous strike on three fronts – raising strategic procurement competencies, structured category management, and digitalization.
After that, it is time to move on to offense, or in procurement terms – supplier management. Successful supplier management results in you becoming your suppliers’ customer of choice. That means obtaining superior performance, innovations, exclusivity, and guaranteed capacity under challenging times.
Finally, risk management serves as a defense mechanism that eliminates market surprises that could cause your team to lose.
In other words, Cirtuo expands your game. A successful CPO should act as a coach, constantly assessing whether it’s the right time to introduce cost reductions or to turn to value creation or risk management. Cirtuo offers a digital, analytic, value, and results-oriented approach, capable of bringing your procurement game to an enviable level.
Category Management has proven to be the most effective way of dealing with the strategic agenda of procurement – aiming at creating value beyond savings.
Leaders in Category Management achieve superior results for the business, improving its competitiveness and success. We believe that embracing the concept of Category Management is a recipe for success, and Cirtuo Guided Strategy Creation™ aims to help procurement organizations get on board and achieve excellence over time.
“Procurement Reframed” describes a procurement transformation to a genuine strategic function. In over ten years and thousands of workshops with Category Managers, we have jointly identified with the client which rules/activities make procurement genuinely strategic. We could locate 15 Golden Rules as guidance for Procurement Professionals to cross-check if they are on the right path. Easier said than done; often, an insight is missing. Organizations believe they act strategically, but their behavior is operational and tactical.
Cirtuo Guided Strategy Creation™ is being used by all sorts of companies across all industries. Fortune 500 companies and niche-player SMEs value the unique features and intuitive user-friendliness of Cirtuo Guided Strategy Creation™, alongside the superior value-for-money proposition of a license with an unlimited number of users and category strategies being developed.
The highest standards of quality form the basis that ensures that our clients get consistent, good-quality products and services that significantly contribute to our client’s success. Cirtuo is committed to providing products and services that meet the requirements and expectations of our clients. ISO 9001 sets out the criteria for a quality management system, and Cirtuo achieved the ISO 9001 certification in March 2020.
Information security has become increasingly important to all businesses. The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 27001 standard provides a framework to ensure that the certified organization addresses the needs of its customers. Cirtuo achieved the ISO 27001 certification in November 2019 and continuously worked to the high information security standards.
Regarding the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), Cirtuo’s business niche is favorable, meaning that the processing of personal data is as minimalistic as possible, done only for a specific contractual purpose with your company. All personal data of employees in your company (a minimal set consisting of name, corporate email address, and IP/timestamps pair for security reasons) is collected to execute the contract with your company, and it is not used in a manner that is incompatible with this purpose.
Cirtuo regularly reviews all NDAs (Non-disclosure agreements) with its employees and external experts to ensure that persons authorized to process the personal data have committed themselves to confidentiality and have informed employees of client companies about how we collect and process their personal data and how they can exercise their rights.
Suppose Cirtuo receives a request from one of your company’s users. In that case, we will act according to its role as the processor and follow the controller’s (your company’s) guidelines as specified by the regulation. If your company needs proof that we, as your service provider/supplier, are a GDPR-compliant company, we will be glad to help with the insight into our GDPR-compliance processes.