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Recommended Procurement Webinars for Feb 27 – March 3: AI, Sham Contracting, and Supply Chain Risk
Another busy week of webinars - 7 on Tuesday alone! Plus, Sourcing Decisions 2017 is being held on Thursday in Toronto, Canada. While these webinar topics are not necessarily new ones, we are going to get some fresh points of view – including Exari and Bloomberg. Click on the title of each webinar below to view the full description and register.
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February 28th, 11am ET
The best thing about the description for this webinar is that it opens with the point that most of us use ai every day. As quickly as we have embraced amazon’s purchase recommendations, many procurement and contract management professionals have been hesitant to get on board with professional ai. In this webinar, Jamie Wodetzki, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Exari, and Tim Cummins, CEO of IACCM, will provide a brief history of AI and then describe how it can be a positive force for change from an operational perspective as well as a career perspective.
February 28th, 6pm ET
When we think about risk in the supply chain, most people think about manufacturing and logistics: material driven operations that need to move raw materials through a series of steps and processes to the final consumer. But the same is true with labor categories and contingent workforce. Proper categorization of employees and independent contractors is essential for regulatory compliance in Australia. During this webinar, Elizabeth Aitken, Senior Associate, Moray and Agnew Lawyers, and Toni Jackson, Director, SAP Fieldglass, will discuss the legal and operational aspects of sham contracting, outline how it can occur and explain how companies can minimize the exposure of their external workforce engagements.
March 1st, 2pm ET
The first step towards reduced risk in the supply chain is better information. In this webinar, Bloomberg will make the case for applying their platform for news, data, and analytical tools to the supply chain – for increased visibility, identification of relationships, and visual mapping.