Category Archives: procurement

How new tools help any business build ethical and sustainable supply chains

The next BriefingsDirect digital business innovations discussion explores new ways that companies gain improved visibility, analytics, and predictive responses to better manage supply-chain risk-and-reward sustainability factors. We’ll examine new tools and methods that can be combined to ease the assessment and remediation … Continue reading

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Envisioning procurement technology and techniques in 2025: The future looks bright

The advent of increased automation, data-driven decisions, powerful business networks, and the firepower of artificial intelligence (AI)and blockchainare combining to elevate procurement — and the professionals who drive it — to a new plane of greater influence and impact. To … Continue reading

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Bridging the educational divide–How business networks level the playing field for those most in need

The next BriefingsDirect panel discussion explores how Step Up For Students (SUFS), a non-profit organization in Florida, has collaborated with SAP Ariba to launch MyScholarShop, a digital marketplace for education that bridges the information gap and levels the playing field … Continue reading

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Women in business leadership — networking their way to success

The next BriefingsDirect digital business insights panel discussion focuses on the evolving role of women in business leadership. We’ll explore how pervasive business networks are impacting relationships and changes in business leadership requirements and opportunities for women. Listen to the … Continue reading

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SAP Ariba and MercadoLibre to consumerize business commerce in Latin America

The next BriefingsDirect global digital business panel discussion explores how the expansion of automated tactical buying for business commerce is impacting global markets, and what’s in store next for Latin America. We’ll specifically examine how “spot buy” approaches enable companies … Continue reading

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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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