This week's recommended events: May 7 - 11
There are some virtual events taking place this week, but most of the focus in the industry is on the 97th Annual Institute for Supply Management Conference in Baltimore Maryland, May 6th through the 9th.
Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern
Sourcing Interests Group presents Understanding Legal Discovery and Ways to Trim eDiscovery Costs. Legal services spend is a sacred cow in many organizations. This event will open up the discovery process – defined in their event description as the process of collecting all records, documentation, and any relevant information in connection with a litigation case - and discuss how companies are involving the procurement function to help manage the cost.
Tuesday at 2:00pm Eastern
Ardent Partners is presenting at a webinar intended for the finance crowd called ‘Using ePayables to Enable Trade Finance and Optimize Working Capital'. This is a perfect example of how this week’s events are unique. Ardent is an analyst firm in the supply management space. Although they are addressing a finance crowd, they are covering topics that are relevant to procurement – understanding how to automate AP operations and how to optimize working capital.
'Implementing a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Rudder to Navigate Today's Turbulent Economic Waters'
Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern
On Thursday afternoon, Supply & Demand Chain Executive joins with John Galt Solutions to present Dr. Larry Lapide, the former director of the Demand Management Council at MIT. He will discuss how to manage today’s longer, more fragmented supply lines as well as the operational challenges and risk mitigation techniques he has found most effective. Before joining MIT, Dr Lapide spent time at AMR Research and Accenture.
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