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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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SAP Ariba’s President Barry Padgett on building the intelligent enterprise

The next BriefingsDirect digital business innovation interview explores how critical business functions provide unique vantage points from which to derive and act on enterprise intelligence. These classic functions — like procurement and supply chain management — are proven catalysts for new … Continue reading

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GDPR forces rekindling of people-centric approach to marketing

The next BriefingsDirect digital business innovation discussion explores how modern marketing is impacted by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Those seeking to know their customers well are finding that this sweeping new European Union (EU) law forces a dramatic shift in how … Continue reading

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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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