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Practical Advice for the Practicing Sourcerer: Mastering the Little Things That Count

"Now that we have your attention, be sure to join this session in which these outstanding thought leaders from the finance, healthcare, aerospace and professional services industries will share their...

Fit for Use Process

Boeing is a security minded company - with large visibility and resources in the worlds of physical security and information security - so this mindset that "you are as strong...

“Where the Rubber Meets the Road(map)”: Talent Management & Sourcing

 The purpose of talent management in sourcing is to increase employee performance, develop better contracts, and therefore give your business a competitive edge via a system of talent management, which...

Into the Second Century: Evolving Partnerships in Supplier Relationships

With The Boeing Company entering its second century as the global leader in manufacturing commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, Boeing needed to be faster. This required an enterprise-wide...

How to Reduce Value Leakage in Complex Contracts

What is this session about? - Proven techniques to reduce the average contract value leakage of 9-45%. What will attendees learn? - How to identify and discuss strategies for: -...

Achieving Real Supplier Innovation

According to a recent study, 65% of buyers fail to achieve innovation from their outsourcing agreements. Learn why traditional RFPs often fail to deliver and how to leverage the right...

How to Understand and Navigate Politics to Assure Project Success

Politics and business go hand-in-glove, yet outsourcing and procurement can be trickier than most to navigate successfully. In this session, learn proven tools and techniques for understanding stakeholders, aligning motivations,...

How to Write an SOW, Win Over Your Stakeholders, Increase Your Value and Avoid Litigation

Do you find yourself in the following scenario? You have won over the stakeholders in the business unit and have begun to think the hard part is done. But as...

Creating Leaders: How To Identify, Empower And Nurture Leaders In Any Organization

Boeing Strong leadership is vital to success in virtually any endeavor. While styles may vary, good leaders have common traits that transcend companies, cultures and even generations. You and your...

Sourcing and Software Audits (Not a Love Story…Yet): How to Reduce Cost and Risk by Getting Your Arms around Your Software Licenses

An evolving challenge for sourcing professionals is that software publishers know that they are likely to have limited tools and capabilities to assure license compliance. As a result, software publishers...

Elevating Strategic Sourcing Capabilities: Implementing an Outsourcing Talent Management Program at Boeing

During this session, Boeing will share insights and perspectives on the key challenges large global enterprises face today in designing, building, implementing and sustaining a high performing team of global...

Making Lemonade: Turning a Software Audit into a Positive Experience

Compliance audits from software vendors are increasingly common, and enterprises that violate contractual terms for licenses can incur millions in fines. In this environment, having the right tools, processes and...

Sourcing Innovation Conundrum: Build Proposals That Deliver Innovation to You

We all want innovation - we ask for it in our contracts and negotiate it throughout the lifecycle of the agreement - but we are still falling short of innovative...

Outsourcing’s Red Zone: How to Avoid Fumbling Your Deal on the “One Yard Line”

The majority of all outsourcing deals fail to deliver expected value. Oftentimes procurement is so focused on getting the deal signed that we fail to prepare for what happens after...

Outsourcing Innovation: an Oxymoron?

Lack of innovation consistently tops the list for reasons people are dissatisfied with outsourcing. Root causes include ingrained behaviors and lack of organizational maturity in addition to systemic disconnects between...

Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Data Breach? How to Define Your Optimal Risk Cloud Solution

As large enterprises embrace cloud solutions (Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service) it is incumbent upon procurement professionals to develop contracts that optimize the cost/risk tradeoff. In this interactive session, presenters shared the...

Creating Leaders: How to Identify, Empower, and Nurture Leaders in any Organization

Presented by: Lawrence Kane Senior Leader, Strategic Sourcing Functional Excellence/2CES Integration The Boeing Company Lawrence Kane is a Boeing Designated Expert in IT Sourcing as well as a COP-GOV. He...

How Category Management Has Strategically Changed The Boeing Company – From Tactical to Strategic

Presented by: Marcus A. Garrett Director Supplier Managment, Shared Services Group, Boeing Marcus Garrett serves as director leading the SSG Supplier Management Global Strategy and Operations organization which is responsible...

Lessons From Outsourcing Learning Operations

Even companies who have "best in class" approaches can stumble if an end-to-end "lifecycle" view is not taken when developing, sourcing and implementing a new outsourcing agreement. This presentation will...