Category Archives: Networked economy

Awesome Procurement —Survey shows how business networks fuel innovation and business transformation

The next BriefingsDirect digital business insights interview explores the successful habits, practices, and culture that define highly effective procurement organizations. We’ll uncover unique new research that identifies and measures how innovative companies have optimized their practices to overcome the many … Continue reading

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Experts define new ways to manage supply chain risk in a digital economy

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion explores new ways that companies can gain improved visibility, analytics, and predictive responses to better manage supply chain risk in the digital economy. The panel examines how companies such as Nielsen … Continue reading

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How SAP Ariba became a first-mover as Blockchain comes to B2B procurement

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion examines the major opportunity from bringing Blockchain technology to business-to-business (B2B) procurement and supply chain management. We will now explore how Blockchain’s unique capabilities can provide comprehensive visibility across global supply … Continue reading

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Diversity spend: When doing good leads to doing well

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion focuses on the latest path to gaining improved diversity across inclusive supply chains. The panel examines why companies are seeking to improve supplier diversity, the business and societal benefits, and the new tools and technologies that are making attaining inclusive suppliers easier than ever. Continue reading

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How new technology trends disrupt the very nature of business

The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how major new trends in technology are translating into disruption, and for the innovative business — opportunity. From invisible robots, to drones as data servers — from virtual reality to … Continue reading

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Procurement in 2016—The supply chain goes digital

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on the heightened role and impact of procurement as a strategic business force. We’ll explore how intelligent procurement is rapidly transforming from an emphasis on cost savings to creating new business … Continue reading

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Is 2016 the year that accounts payable becomes strategic?

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on the changing role and impact of accounts payable (AP) as a strategic business force. We’ll explore how intelligent AP is rapidly transforming by better managing exceptions, adopting fuller automation, and … Continue reading

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