Category Archives: supply chain

How HPE Pointnext Services ushers businesses to the new normal via an inclusive nine-step plan

The next edition of the BriefingsDirect Voice of Innovation podcast series explores a new model of nine steps that IT organizations can take amid the COVID-19 pandemic to attain a new business normal. As enterprises develop an IT response to the novel corona virus challenge, … Continue reading

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Business readiness provides an agile key to surviving and thriving in these uncertain times

Just as the nature of risk has been a whirling dervish of late, the counter-forces of business continuity measures have had to turn on a dime as well. What used to mean better batteries for servers and mirrored, distributed datacenters has recently evolved into … Continue reading

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Intelligent spend management supports better decision-making across modern business functions

Learn about the future of intelligent spend management and how the payoffs include gaining a full and data-rich view of spend patterns across services, hiring, and goods. Continue reading

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Delivering a new breed of patient access best practices requires an alignment of people, process, and technology

Learn how caregiver organizations on-board patients to improve how those patients perceive their total healthcare experience Continue reading

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Healthcare providers define new ways to elevate and improve the digital patient experience

Learn how healthcare providers are seeking to leverage such concepts as customer relationship management to improve their services. Continue reading

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How enterprises like McKesson digitize procurement and automate spend management to slash waste

A discussion on how leading enterprises are digitizing procurement and automating spend management to reduce inefficiencies, cut manual tasks, and streamline the entire source-to-pay process. Continue reading

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As price transparency grows inevitable, healthcare providers need better tools to close the gap on patient trust

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare finance insights discussion explores ways that healthcare providers can become more proactive in financial and cost transparency from the patient perspective. By anticipating rather than reacting to mandates on healthcare economics and process efficiencies, providers are becoming more competitive and building … Continue reading

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SAP Ariba COO James Lee on the best path to an intelligent and talented enterprise

Learn how how new approaches to spend management, process automation, and integrated procurement align with developing talent, diversity, and sustainability. Continue reading

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How healthcare providers are taking cues from consumer expectations to improve patient experiences

A discussion on how healthcare providers are employing processes and technologies from such industries as retail and financial services to vastly improve the experience and quality of care from the medical patients’ perspective. Continue reading

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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 should approach procurement of hybrid IT in entirely new ways

Learn why changes in cloud deployment models are forcing a rethinking of IT economics, and maybe even the very nature of acquiring and cost-optimizing digital business services. Continue reading

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How SMBs impacted by natural disasters gain new credit thanks to a finance matchmaker app

The next BriefingsDirect digital business innovation panel discussion explores how a finance matchmaker application assists small businesses impacted by natural disasters in the United States.  By leveraging the data and trust inherent in established business networks, Apparent Financing by SAP creates digital … 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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