Public sector industries are certainly a different beast from their private sector cousins, and information technology is no exception. The public and government sectors’ practices, methods and procedures have specific characteristics. These can differ within the same country, let alone between countries! Today we explore mdf commerce (mdf), a solution provider with sourcing and e-procurement capabilities for the public sector of the United States and Canada.
This is a three-part Vendor Analysis. The first provides a company background and high-level solution overview with a focus on sourcing and e-procurement, performs a company SWOT analysis and discusses mdf commerce’s competitors. The second focuses on the product’s strengths and weaknesses and offers tech selection tips. The third concludes with an in-depth look at the sourcing and e-procurement solutions and presents the results of Spend Matters examination as an analyst summary.
Here’s why mdf commerce matters:
- To the market — mdf commerce offers a set of solutions for the US and Canadian public sector — sourcing, contract management, e-procurement and spend analytics — the efficacy of which is evidenced by the significant number of clients mdf has.
- To customers — mdf commerce clients benefit from a set of solutions that are 100% focused on the US and Canadian public and government sectors and a series of best practices that mdf commerce has consolidated through its experience in this sector.
- To potential buyers — mdf commerce has over 25 years of experience in the US and Canadian public sector that includes over 6,500 buying agencies and over 600,000 active suppliers on its networks. Its solutions follow best public sector practices and are integrated when initially implemented. Additionally, it has a flexible pricing model with a focus on the public sector.
This Spend Matters PRO Vendor Analysis explains what differentiates this vendor, gives an overview of its capabilities and competitors, provides tech selection tips and closes with key analyst takeaways.