SIG Speaks Weekly Briefing – November 18

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

A Report on Maverick Spend

The Hackett Group conducted a survey to gain insight into the strategic importance of maverick spend reduction, understand the adoption of specific procurement practices, and differentiate how top-performing organizations approach this topic.

Managing Spend within a Gig Economy

Coupa and Forrester have come together to provide an on-demand webinar on how to better source, procure and manage your contingent workforce within your increasing external services spend.

Join SIG’s B2B Private Social Network on

On November 20 at 1pm learn more about how to connect and collaborate with the best-suited buyers and sellers worldwide using AI technology with SIG’s B2B Private Social Network on

Future of Sourcing Articles

As sourcing and procurement professionals, we have the opportunity to make an impact on the deforestation of the Amazon. Read how more responsible sourcing practices can help.

Generally, there are four common mistakes that organizations make relating to real estate spend. Luckily, there are some best practices for overcoming these mistakes.

Thought Leadership Webinar

Join JetBlue’s Senior Analyst of Strategic Sourcing Alexandra Wakefield at 1pm on November 19 to learn about the unique challenges of sourcing in the aviation industry and how she works creatively with stakeholders and suppliers to meet customers’ sky-high expectations.

Oliver Wyman CPO Survey

Oliver Wyman would like your insight into the key trends and evolutions that will shape the “new frontiers” of the CPO role by 2025. Please fill out this quick survey and receive a complimentary version of the study results.

Research Report of the Month

Everest Group’s free research report explores why VSP Global was identified as a Pinnacle Enterprise™ for its outstanding outcomes and capability maturity. Read this exclusive interview with Greg Tennyson, Head of Global Corporate Services, about the company’s innovation journey.

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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