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Function documentationSupplier Scorecard Dashboard

 

The Supplier Scorecard Dashboard allows you to search for a supplier and display its performance metrics. You can also compare the selected supplier with other suppliers that have the same scorecard definition.

You can access the Supplier Scorecard Dashboard as follows:

  • Choose   Supplier Management  Reports  Supplier Performance  Supplier Scorecard Dashboard  

  • From a supplier document, choose   Reports  Supplier Scorecard Dashboard  .

    The dashboard opens with the supplier name displayed in the search field.

  • Directly in the Supplier Management workbench, if the Supplier Scorecard Dashboard channel is activated

Features

  • Use the Print function to print dashboard search results.

  • Use the Refresh function to refresh the data for the current dashboard search criteria.

Activities

Displaying a Supplier Scorecard

To display a supplier scorecard:

  1. Enter the full or partial name of a supplier whose scorecard you want to display and then choose Search.

    The table below the search entry displays up to 50 suppliers that match the search criteria. If there are more than 50 entries, you see a warning message to refine the search.

  2. Select the supplier from the results list.

    Below the table with the list of suppliers, the second table lists scorecard definitions for the supplier you selected.

  3. Select a scorecard definition from the list.

    The labels on the dashboard display the selected Scorecard, the Time Period for which information exists, and the selected Supplier.

    The following four charts are displayed with data from the latest scorecard values in the system within the last three years:

    • Metric Sections

      This bar chart displays the supplier score for each section in the scorecards. Select a section to display its metrics in the bar chart below. For an annual scorecard, the latest year data is displayed. For a quarterly scorecard, the latest quarter data from the latest year is displayed. Choose Metric Definitions to toggle between the list of metric definitions for the selected section and the chart.

    • Metrics for [Section Name]

      This bar chart displays the metric score for all the metrics in a section selected in the Metric Sections chart above. The first section metrics are displayed by default. Mouse over a bar to view the supplier score for that section. For an annual scorecard, the latest year data is displayed. For a quarterly scorecard, the latest quarter data from the latest year is displayed.

    • Trend Analysis

      This trend chart lists the year-over-year performance scores for an annual scorecard and a quarter-over-quarter performance for a quarterly scorecard at the section level. For an annual scorecard, the comparison is between the latest year and the previous year. For a quarterly scorecard, the comparison is between the latest quarter of the latest year and the previous year's latest quarter. No trend is available if the data is missing.

    • Total Score History

      This score history line chart plots the overall scores for the selected supplier over the past three years. You can also display the overall scores for the average score and the best-in-class score in the product category associated with the scorecard. Deselect a checkbox to remove that selection from the chart. Mouse over a point in the chart to view the time period and supplier score. For an annual scorecard, the years are displayed. For a quarterly scorecard, years and quarters are displayed using a decimal format. For example, the first quarter of 2010 is displayed as 2010.25, the second quarter of 2010 is displayed as 2010.5, and so on.

Comparing Supplier Scorecards

To compare the selected supplier with other suppliers:

  1. Choose Step 3: Compare with.

    The left panel now displays a list of suppliers with the same scorecard and valid scorecard data from within the last three years.

  2. Select the supplier you want to compare.

    The metric charts and the Total Score History chart display the scores for both the selected supplier and the comparison supplier. The Metric Sections chart displays the time period for which the suppliers are being compared.

  3. Return to the single supplier dashboard by choosing Back.