Category Archives: procurement

Price transparency in healthcare to regain patient trust requires accuracy via better use of technology

A discussion on how new transparency on costs in healthcare provides both a step toward more educated choices as well as an opportunity to use technology to inform and instruct throughout increasingly complex payer-provider-patient processes. Continue reading

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IT kit sustainability: A business advantage and balm for the planet

Learn how a circular economy mindset both improves sustainability as a benefit to individual companies as well as the overall environment. Continue reading

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Why enterprises struggle with adopting public cloud as a culture

Learn why a cultural solution to adoption may be more important than any other aspect of digital business transformation. Continue reading

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Dark side of cloud—How people and organizations are unable to adapt to improve the business

The next BriefingsDirect cloud deployment strategies interview explores how public cloud adoption is not reaching its potential due to outdated behaviors and persistent dissonance between what businesses can do and will do with cloud strengths. Many of our ongoing hybrid IT and cloud computing discussions … Continue reading

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The new procurement advantage: How business networks generate multi-party ecosystem solutions

The next BriefingsDirect intelligent enterprise discussion explores new opportunities for innovation and value creation inside of business networks and among their powerful ecosystem of third party services providers. We now explore how business and technology platforms have evolved into data insights … Continue reading

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How data analytics-rich business networks help close the digital transformation gap

The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership discussion explores how intelligence gleaned from business applications, data, and networks provides the best new hope for closing the digital transformation gap at many companies. A recent global survey of procurement officers shows a major gap between where … Continue reading

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SAP Ariba’s chief data scientist on how ML and dynamic processes build an intelligent enterprise

The next BriefingsDirect digital business innovation interview explores how the powerful combination of deep analytics and the procurement function makes businesses smarter and more efficient. When the latest data science techniques are applied to more data sets that impact supply … Continue reading

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