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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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Diversity spend: When doing good leads to doing well

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion focuses on the latest path to gaining improved diversity across inclusive supply chains. The panel examines why companies are seeking to improve supplier diversity, the business and societal benefits, and the new tools and technologies that are making attaining inclusive suppliers easier than ever. Continue reading

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How AI, IoT and blockchain will shake up procurement and supply chains

Stay with us now as we develop a new vision for how today’s cutting-edge technologies will usher in tomorrow’s most powerful business tools and processes. The panel was assembled and recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Continue reading

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Meet George Jetson – your new AI-empowered chief procurement officer

The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion explores how rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are poised to reshape procurement — like a fast-forwarding to a once-fanciful vision of the future. Whereas George Jetson of the … 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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