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PO and Savings Analytics Insights

We are looking for a Purchase Order (PO) and Savings Analytics solution to transform PO data into valuable insights

Challenge Details

Roche Global Procurement is looking for a PO (Purchase Order) analytics solution to transform PO data into valuable insights.

The AI data driven insights will help Roche Global Procurement to better engage with their internal stakeholders and support their decision-making process by having new sets of business views (insights) ready. Ultimately, this will increase Roche’s efficiency and accelerate their speed to bring drugs to market faster.

Additional information

Roche is looking for a solution that either provides advanced insights for both datasets or one of the two following datasets.

Dataset 1: PO Data
The PO dataset of Roche is characterized by the following attributes: the dataset contains 10M+ rows, 100+ data points, is well-structured and clean. In addition, the dataset is stored in SAP Business Warehouse.

Dataset 2: Savings Data
The Savings dataset contains various data attributes, to track financial flexibility savings and P&L savings, among which are vendor name, who realized savings, when, project details.


As part of Roche Global Procurement’s ambition to build the next generation procurement organization, they are in the midst of a transformation journey with an agenda focused on building a future operating model that combines new agile ways of working and true business partnering.

Through this initiative, they want to take their cooperation with tech companies to the next level. This will be accomplished through a structured platform for cooperation and collaboration between the Roche Global Procurement team and technology providers.

Practical Details

The challenge owners will select the top applicants, who will be invited for a virtual selection day. The top applicants will get the chance to share their solution with key Roche stakeholders. Afterwards, the top candidate(s) for the challenge may be invited to participate in a pilot to test their solution in the field.

  • You may receive a development and pilot budget
  • Access to a global network of connected businesses and the potential opportunity to scale your solution across Roche following a successful pilot
  • Exposure to the Digital Procurement World (DPW) network, including other clients who may be interested in your solution

Think you can solve this challenge? Apply by 25th February, 2021

  • About You

  • Your solution (please answer at least the questions below) - 1200 Characters

    • • Describe your solution, product, service or platform
    • • Describe your USP’s?
  • Challenge / Solution fit – 800 characters

    • • Describe how your solution fits the aforementioned challenge and if it’s a solution for one of the two datasets or both datasets.
    • • Describe related success stories of your solutions with other customers (ideally industry and/or challenge specific)
  • Motivation - 600 Characters

    • • Describe your motivation for applying to this challenge
    • • Describe what kind of partnership you would ideally envision
    • • Can you an estimation of costs you would have to make (if applicable) and a timeline?
  • Technology - 400 Characters

    • • Describe the applied technology of your solution
    • • Do you use any of the following technologies in your products: AI/ML, Blockchain, Robotic Process Automation, Other. (Note that the use of these technologies is not mandatory, but the information is being collected for data analysis purposes.)
  • Business Information

    • • What is your financial situation (pre-revenue, revenue etc.)?
    • • Who are your top 3 competitors?
    • • What is the URL of your company website?
    • • Do you have relevant online information summarizing your solution that you want to share? (share URL)
  • If you sign up for the challenge your data will be transferred to Digital Procurement World, The Next Web B.V., NLMTD B.V. and / Datalicious B.V. for the purpose of assessing startups fit for the three challenges relating to Master Data Management, Project and portfolio management and Market insights and analysis set by Roche’s Global Procurement function. We advise you to check their websites, here, here, here and here for the privacy policies they have in place.