Category Archives: procurement

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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Seven secrets to highly effective procurement: How business networks fuel innovation and transformation

The next BriefingsDirect innovation discussion focuses on how technology, data analysis, and digital networks are transforming procurement and the source-to-pay process as we know it. We’ll also discuss what it takes to do procurement well in this new era of … Continue reading

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How UPS automates supply chain management and gains greater insight for procurement efficiency

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation for procurement case study examines how UPS modernizes and streamlinines its procure-to-pay processes. Learn how UPS — across billions of dollars of supplier spend per year — automates supply-chain management and leverages new technologies to … Continue reading

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CPO expert Joanna Martinez extols the virtues of redesigning procurement for strategic business agility

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how companies are exploiting technology advances in procurement and finance services to produce new types of productivity benefits. We’ll now hear from a procurement expert on how companies can better … Continue reading

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How new modes of buying and evaluating goods and services disrupts business procurement — for the better

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how new modes of buying and evaluating goods and services are disrupting business procurement. We’ll hear now from a leading industry analyst on how machine learning, cloud services, and artificial … Continue reading

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ChainLink analyst on how cloud-enabled supply chain networks drive companies to better manage finances, procurement

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how companies are exploiting advances in procurement and finance services to produce new types of productivity benefits. We’ll now hear from a leading industry analyst on how more data, process … Continue reading

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