Category Archives: Networked economy

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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Ariba’s digital handshake helps Caesars up the ante on supply chain diversity

The next BriefingsDirect business trends interview focuses on Caesars Entertainment Corp. and how they’re transforming supplier discovery and improving their supplier diversity through collaboration across cloud-based services and open business networks. Learn from Caesars’ best practices on how they expand … Continue reading

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Winning the B2B commerce game: What sales organizations should do differently

The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader interview focuses on what winning sales organizations do to separate themselves from the competition by creating market advantage through improved user experiences and better information services. We’ll hear from RAIN Group about a recent study on … Continue reading

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Ariba elevates business user experience with improved mobile apps and interfaces

LAS VEGAS — Ariba today announced innovations to its cloud-based applications and global business network designed to deliver a personal, contextual and increasingly mobile-first user experience for business applications consumers. Among the announcements are a newly designed user interface (UI) … Continue reading

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Networks: The new model for B2B business, a panel discussion

New business networks are unlocking the ability for companies to extend processes and insights broadly and affordably to customers, suppliers, and other partners. As a result, data-savvy B2B participants in these networks are better able to engage with their communities … Continue reading

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