Spend Analytics | Tableau Exchange

Spend Analytics

by Tableau


The Tableau Accelerator for Spend Analytics gives you a jumpstart to getting data-driven insights for an overview of your spending: total, by vendor, and by category.

Purchasing managers can use this Accelerator to better understand what they’re buying, who they’re buying from, how much they’re buying, and at what price to identify opportunities to reduce costs, track contract compliance, measure supplier performance, and much more.

Answer key business questions

  • What is our spend volume?
  • Which spend categories drive the most purchasing value?
  • From which vendor are we buying those spend categories?
  • How many active vendors do we work with?
  • Who are our top vendors? What are we buying from them?

Monitor and improve KPIs

  • Total Spend
  • Active Vendors #
  • New Vendor #
  • Spend per Vendor

Required attributes

  • Date (date)
  • Vendor (string)
  • Spend Category (string)
  • Spend Amount (numeric)

Tech Specifications

Supported Layouts

Security and Legal