CASE STUDIES

We’ve worked with almost 1500 organizations over the last 13 years, here’s a selection of our most recent case studies:

Analytics identify opportunities for increased local spend

Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council’s input into the types of management information a local council needs to effectively monitor and support small, local businesses has enabled Spikes Cavell to deliver an application that is simple to use, but effective, in identifying the categories of spend that could be fulfilled by suppliers in the authority’s local area. A local supplier directory makes it easy for council staff to engage with the right local suppliers who can provide the goods and services that they are looking to buy.

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Analytics drive savings, monitor diversity spend and reduce risk

Kevin Beardsley (VBCPS) talks about how having visibility of all expenditure data (collated from three separate systems) in a normalized and classified database has allowed them to identify opportunities for spend optimization and savings via sourcing events, get visibility of diversity spending and how they implemented new controls to minimize the risks of spend which was not previously not under management.

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The Value of Spend Analytics

A webinar presented by Duane Tucker, Director of Strategic Sourcing – University of Colorado and Jonathan White, Director – Spikes Cavell Analytc Inc. We all have a mountain of spend data. How do we analyze it? What is the value of this data? How do we use...

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spotlightonspend Case Study: City of Naperville, IL

The City of Naperville, IL has deployed Spikes Cavell’s spotlightonspend as part of its drive to deliver improved transparency and enhance citizen engagement. We talked to Doug Krieger, City Manager, about his experience to date. “It’s one thing to provide the...

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Observatory Case Study: Homes for Haringey

Homes for Haringey first commissioned Spikes Cavell to deliver spend analysis via the Observatory in 2009 to deliver improved spend and contract visibility and have been a constant subscriber ever since

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Spikes Cavell the Microsoft Case Study

Microsoft Case Study: Government Spending Analytics Provider Uses Cloud to Scale Solution, Expand Overseas Windows Azure Spikes Cavell saw an opportunity to extend its core software-as-a-service offering (the Observatory). To ensure rapid development and gain the...

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Observatory Case Study: Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Anne Arundel County Public Schools implemented the Spikes Cavell Observatory to deliver improved spend and contract visibility. We talked to Debbie Groat, Supervisor of Purchasing, about her experience to date. “Spikes Cavell demonstrate a real shining example...

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East Lothian Council – spotlightonspend Case Study

East Lothian Council publish spend data on spotlightonspend East Lothian Council is taking part in a Scottish Government initiative to publish information on spending over £1,000 via Spikes Cavell’s transparency platform, spotlightonspend. The council already...

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spotlightonspend Case Study: East Ayrshire Council

East Ayrshire Council participated in the Scottish Government pilot implementation of Spikes Cavell’s online transparency platform: spotlightonspend. We spoke to Graham Michie at East Ayrshire Council, about the council’s experience to date. “Implementing...

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spotlightonspend Case Study: East Lothian Council

East Lothian Council participated in the Scottish Government pilot implementation of Spikes Cavell’s online transparency platform: spotlightonspend. We spoke to Julie Caughey, the Head of Procurement at East Lothian Council, about the council’s experience to date....

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spotlightonspend Case Study: Argyll & Bute Council

Argyll & Bute Council participated in the Scottish Government pilot implementation of Spikes Cavell’s online transparency platform: spotlightonspend. We spoke to Alan Brough at Argyll & Bute Council, about the council’s experience to date. “It’s given us...

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Observatory Case Study: City of Tampa, FL

The City of Tampa, FL implemented the Spikes Cavell Observatory to deliver improved spend and contract visibility. We talked to Gregory Spearman, about his experience to date. Download your copy of the Case Study. Tell me a little bit about your agency? The City of...

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