Sourcing Management

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Risk Watch 2024: Potential Repercussions of an Unpredictable World on Global Services Delivery | Report

This report interprets developments and trends related to global service locations, with the aim to design a best-fit locations portfolio strategy. The report is divided into three parts – Key...

Supplier Relationship Management: Generating Value from all Types of Suppliers

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) does not have to be a resource and time-intensive activity to generate value and mitigate risk across the supply base. In this interactive session that includes...

Illuminating the Path: Navigating Supply Chain Transparency

Supply chains are the lifeblood of businesses, yet they are vulnerable to risks. Events like extreme weather, cyberattacks, or shipping bottlenecks can impact everything from product quality to brand reputation....

Getting the Most Out of Procurement Contracts with (Generative) AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been part of the best contract lifecycle management (CLM) platforms for years, but the advent of generative AI (GenAI) has shifted the conversation. Explore the evolution...

Supplier Relationship Management Skills: What is the CSMP, and why is it valuable to your SRM strategy?

Supplier Relationship Management holds great promise for creating value from our supplier base. But the journey from idea to reality can be difficult. A primary cause for this is the...

The Great Integration: Supplier Diversity, DEI, and ESG

The future (or demise) of supplier diversity has been an ongoing topic since the US Supreme Court struck down affirmative action for Harvard and Notre Dame last year. Add to...

Embracing Collaborative Contracting to Attain Superior ESG Results

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives in today's economy represent a significant and rapidly evolving risk and reward element, increasing pressure on Sourcing leaders to deliver reliable results through effective...

Third Party Risk Management: Your Next Generation Roadmap

Third party risk management (3PRM) is a top-five operational risk, reflecting increasingly complex extended enterprises and a rapidly changing threat landscape. It is an enterprise-wide "team sport" and a fascinating...

Maximizing the Category Management Planning Process: Assessment, Prioritization, Execution

Tailored for Category Management leaders aiming to enhance collaboration with their business counterparts and achieve exceptional Source to Pay results, this session delves into the art of Category Strategy development....

Unleashing Procurement’s Strategic Value: Embracing Supplier Management Innovation through Cloud Solutions

In the dynamic and rapidly shifting business landscape, it is crucial for companies to harness the strategic value of procurement. Challenging outdated practices opens a transformative path in your supplier...

SWBC’s Contract and Supplier Management Program: A Three-Year Postmortem Review

Implementations can be successful, smooth, and well-adopted. It is possible to have satisfied stakeholders excited to reflect on their journey. The SWBC Contract & Supplier Management (C&SM) Program was launched...

Playing Nice in the Sandbox: Improving Your Relationship with IT

Are you tired of constantly playing catch-up, feeling left in the shadows, or experiencing a lack of recognition from your IT stakeholders? Elevate your game by participating in this enlightening...

Beyond Diversity Spend Tracking: Our Journey to Supplier Diversity Success

Explore the dynamics of Supplier Diversity in the manufacturing sector with Kathy Vezina, Senior Manager, Supplier Diversity at Milliken & Company. This session will uncover the benefits, tackle the challenges,...

Buyers are from Mars, and Sales are from Venus: Why Can’t We Get Along?

Buy-Side and Sell-Side practitioners are each held to different targets, objectives, and timelines. Each side also has - often ingrained - perceptions of each other, and they often hinder us...

Revolutionizing Global Procurement: Learn From Mistakes, Embrace Change, and Drive Management Success

Explore the evolution of Cigna's Global Procurement and Third Party Management (GP and TPM) in this insightful session. Delve into a multi-year project, focusing on implementing a streamlined Procure-to-Pay system,...

How the Equifax Data Breach Happened: What We Now Know

Original Source: Jackie Wattles and Selena Larson @CNNTech   Hackers were able to access personal data of 143 million Equifax customers. How did it happen?   Much is still unknown. But...

The Key to Unlocking Supply Chain Resilience

The whitepaper "The Key to Unlocking Supply Chain Resilience" by Lisa Westgate and Tim Murphy offers a practical and insightful look into how diversity in supply chains can significantly enhance...

ROI of Contracting Excellence – Icertis

Where do you think the majority of value is lost in contracts?  What areas of leakage do you feel unable to address?  Most Companies Utilize Three Levers to Drive Strategic,...

RFx Response Mastery: 7 Keys to Unlock Success to Win More Lucrative Deals Faster with Far Less Effort

Concurrent to our CPO & Executive Roundtable Program and non-executive buy-side workshop, SIG University will be offering a workshop geared toward Suppliers and Service Providers who want to ask procurement...

Procurement and Supplier Diversity: Moving the Needle

Procurement gets pulled in a lot of directions, from transforming the procurement process to getting diverse suppliers in the mix to being able to track and report on ESG. What...
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