2022 Spring - Amelia Island

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We Didn’t See That Coming: Anticipating Supply Risks and Building Resilience in the Face of Unprecedented Supply Chain Challenges

Supply shortages, logistics delays, reputational harm, regulatory compliance, fines, cost increases, lost customers. The impacts of the compounding risks found in today's extended global supply chains are multi-faceted and show...

Post-Pandemic Procurement

You May Ask Yourself: Same As it Ever Was? During the past two years, Procurement has been challenged to help their organizations maintain profitability and avert supply risk during unprecedented...

Direct Sourcing 2.0: Leveraging AI to Direct Source Talent with Minimal Disruption and Maximum Cost Savings

The changing landscape of work, accelerated by the pandemic, has triggered a sense of urgency to rethink traditional approaches to talent acquisition. Forward-thinking organizations are implementing new ways to find...

Fortify and Future-Proof Your Workforce with a New Kind of VMS

Digital transformation and the Future of Work have given rise to a new reality in contingent workforce management. Workforce strategies and their enabling technologies need to be more integrated and...

The Key to Drive Innovation Faster and Increase Productivity: Stakeholder Relationships

Innovation is impossible without collaboration and stakeholders. Any action throughout an organization needs people. Data plays an important role, but productivity and communication suffer without relationships. Having collaborative relationships with...

Launching an ESG Program in Under 2 Weeks: CDK’s Journey with Arkestro

ESG programs are a high-priority topic for many enterprise procurement teams. Data from Oxford Economics reports that 88% of procurement and supply chain teams that have a clear mission statement...

Proven Strategies to Reduce Your Cycle Time, Cost, and Risk

Leverage technology to address your top business challenges. In this session you will learn how Beeline solutions enable you to be more efficient, combat talent scarcity, and gain more visibility...

From Resilience Tactics to Regenerative Strategy for Improvement and Impact

The tactical resilience rebuilding after Covid -- such as second sourcing, reshoring, compliance programs (for safe Covid conditions and beyond), supplier finance programs (e.g., invoice factoring), are effective at treating...

How Direct Sourcing Can Transform Your Contingent Workforce Program

Direct sourcing has become a hot topic for procurement leaders, with organizations of all sizes looking to leverage the practice to address today's workforce challenges. Yet while the concept of...

Maximizing Market Intelligence: HCSC’s Approach to Improving its Supplier Intelligence Capabilities

Gathering cost-effective market intelligence continues to challenge procurement organizations. This session will explore how one buy-side procurement team initiated a framework to gather "external" and "internal" research resources to maximize...

The Lines Between Employees and Temps are Blurring: What Now?

Human capital - rather than financial capital or any other asset - is the scarcest resource facing businesses today.  Concerns regarding worker classification have become secondary to the need to...

Procurement Transformation Journeys: Practitioner Perspectives on Creating Enduring Change with a Tailored, Ecosystem-Focused Approach

No two procurement ecosystems are alike. Therefore, no two procurement organizations will take exactly the same path in transforming themselves for efficiency, strategic focus, and ongoing growth. In this panel...

Maintaining Organizational Focus on Long-Term Goals During a Global Crisis

Today's multifactorial supply chain crises come at a time when many procurement teams are under pressure to deliver on ever-growing mandates related to Supplier Risk, ESG initiatives, and of course...

Stakeholder Management: Moving from Early Engagement to True Partnership

In all of procurement, no skill is more vital than stakeholder management.  The quality of stakeholder relationships can determine whether Procurement's ability to drive value is fully leveraged or is...

You Got Mad Skills: How to Use Your Leadership Skills to Leverage Greater Value from Suppliers

Procurement leaders of today are tasked with transforming their departments to be strategic value architects. Gone are the days where procurement focuses solely on the price of products and services...

Staying Relevant through Digital Disruption

Traditionally, procurement analytics have focused on understanding past procurement spend and supplier performance, but increasingly the focus is shifting toward AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning) driven prescriptive decision-making....

How Technology is Used to Help Run a Decentralized Procurement Organization

Hear how a diversified global manufacturing company went from having thousands of paper contracts in filing cabinets and drawers around the globe to having a best-in-class contract lifecycle management system...

Finding the Right Technology to Tackle Third-Party Contractual Risks

For most companies, outsourcing provides access to expertise not found in-house, more efficient processes, cost-savings, and more. As reliance on outsourcing and the complexity of contracts have increased, identifying and...

Maximizing Procurement Efficiency and Savings through a Hybrid Technology Landscape

The procurement technology landscape has seen unprecedented numbers of new entrants over the last four years. Mature organizations are now starting to look for functional depth rather than simply broad...