There are two points worth noting in this week’s calendar. The first is the leap year giving us one last day in February. The other is that time is running out to secure a spot at the 2016 CPO Rising Summit being held in Boston on March 29th and 30th. Click here for more information and to get the Buyers Meeting Point discount code to save $250 on your registration fee.
March 1, 11am EST
Didn’t your mother ever tell you not to …play with your food? Run with scissors? Take candy from strangers? Play on the stairs? All good advice. But supply chain risk? That never came up around the dinner table. Risk is inevitable. It’s what we do to monitor and prepare for its implications that separates the leaders from everyone else. In this webinar, BravoSolution will talk about the people, processes and technology required to minimize exposure from supplier-associated risks.
March 3, 11am EST
If you like a good case study, this is a webinar not to be missed. Nike procurement joins Denali Group to discuss their center-led Sourcing Execution Center (SEC). Here is what will be covered in this webinar:
1. How Nike Procurement changed its global operating model to deliver results for its business partners
2. Why Nike built the SEC model
3. Why Nike partnered with Denali to augment the SEC globally
4. Where Nike Procurement is going in the future
March 3, 1pm EST
Although in recent years, the reporting, analytics, and BI capabilities of procurement solutions have improved and advanced, they exist in enterprise solutions outside of our function as well. In this webinar, Aberdeen and Sisense will address the need to analyze increasingly complex data on a shorter timeline. They will also discuss ‘embedded’ analytics, or the ability to buy best-in-class solutions designed for their analytical functionalities alone and integrate them with any other enterprise solutions – procurement included.