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Recommended Webinars February 10-14: Contract Action, BiC Contingent Workforce, C-Level Digital Initiatives
For anyone in the Atlanta, GA area who wants to meet an amazing group of procurement professionals, you’ll want to check out the ProcuremenTalks event this Wednesday from 6-8:30pm: Procurement Nightmares, Trainwrecks & Meltdowns: Tales of Lessons Learned.
If you are planning your webinar schedule further ahead, I recommend “Southwest Airlines Gets Jiffy With Automation: An Underdog RPA Tale Driven By Cultural Fit And Ease Of Use” from HfS Research and Jiffy.ai on February 20th at 11am ET.
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February 11, 11am ET
The enterprise perspective on contracts has changed drastically over the last few years. From dusty documents to strategic digital assets, contracts are now regarded on par with supplier relationships, and represent all of the obligations each party has to the other. In this webinar, Sally Guyer, Global Chief Executive Officer at IACCM, Matt Markham, Vice President of Global Sales Engineering at Determine, and Constantine Limberakis, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Corcentric, will take an action-oriented approach to discussing contract management.
February 12, 10am ET
As more services are handled by third parties, it stands to reason that there will be more options for filling business needs. Consultants? Service providers? Automation? Freelancers? Contingent workforce? Yes, to all of the above. As with any other optimization challenge, procurement will need to lead the way in identifying and comparing qualified alternatives, recognizing best practices and implementing them internally. Everest Group presenters: Michel Janssen, Chief Research Guru, and Arkadev Basak, Vice President.
February 13th, 12pm ET
IDC recently uncovered nine “top of mind agenda items” for CEOs. It probably comes as no surprise that digital was well represented in that list. Join Mickey North Rizza, VP of Enterprise Applications Research at IDC, and Donna Wilczek, Coupa’s SVP of Product Innovation, as they discuss some of the implications of digital change, including: increasing the agility perceived by customers, promoting the level of trust associated with your brand, leveraging effective new work models, and achieving insight at scale.