SIG Speaks Weekly Briefing – October 21

Here’s your weekly update on the latest thought leadership, networking events and training with SIG.  

Benchmark & Optimize Your Spend Strategy

Gain exclusive access to a chapter highlight from Coupa ‘s annual benchmark report, where they look at 3 KPIs across the source-to-contract process to gauge your organization ‘s progress and optimize your spend strategy.

Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact On Procurement and Supply Chain

Read how GEP is breaking down some of the essential AI concepts and showcasing the game-changing applications that they believe are most relevant in procurement and the supply chain.

Thought Leadership Webinar – Non-Disclosure Agreements: High Volume, High Risk

When it comes to Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), organizations are increasingly turning to AI to help protect them from risks while driving down costs and improving contract cycle times. Join Seal Software, Thursday, October 24 at 1:00pm, us to take a look at how AI is doing this.

Future of Sourcing Articles

A study of 149 organizations in the U.S. and U.K. across 16 different industries estimated the cost of unused software to be $34 billion. What can you do to make sure you aren’t wasting money on software you aren’t using?

65% of procurement leaders report having limited or no visibility beyond their Tier 1 suppliers. Martin Stark explains why sourcing plans must now contemplate the commercial rigors of the regulatory and risk-averse environment we operate in.  

3 Document Automation Trends Reshaping the Outsourcing Industry

This article explores these trends, as well as what they mean to enterprises and their service providers.



The SIG Peer2Peer program allows members to crowdsource best practices on topics specific to their needs. Members can leverage the experience of other industry professionals by posing questions to the greater SIG community on issues they are facing within their organization. Below are the latest inquiries that you are invited to respond to. If you’re not a SIG member, submit your response to Mary Zampino: [email protected].

Preferred Vendor Programs – a SIG member from a buy-side company is creating a preferred vendor program and would like to see example frameworks.

 Career Network

If you are looking for a new job or hoping to fill a position, please check out the SIG Career Network.


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Hailey Corr

Hailey Corr

Content Manger

Hailey is the Content Manager for Future of Sourcing and SIG. She is also SIG's in-house yoga instructor for the Global Executive Summits. Hailey's professional background includes sales, data analytics, social media marketing and customer relations.   Hailey holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications and Dance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.