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Recommended Webinars May 14-18: Risk Management and The Digital Growth Engine
There are two in person events happening this week, ProcureCon Travel in Henderson, NV and Ivalua’s The Voice of Procurement in NY, NY.
If you like to plan further ahead, I recommend “The Ultimate Measure of Customer Value: Tackling the Amazon Effect from Supply Chain Now Radio” on May 22nd. TalentStream, and APICS Atlanta. Click on the title of each recommended webinar below to view the full description and register.
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May 17th, 5am ET
Risk management is a growing part of procurement’s responsibilities. If we know anything about risk in the supply chain it’s that it is complicated. But does it have to be? In this webinar, Ruud Willemsen, SAP Ariba’s EMEA/MEE Business Development Lead, will discuss how to protect your organization against supplier risk by making smart, safe, informed decisions during supplier selection, qualification, and segmentation.
May 17th, 10am ET
In addition to the idea that supplier risk management is complex, we have a tendency to think of risk as one thing, when there are as many forms of risk as there are types of contracts and supplier relationships. In this webinar, Proactis will bring together the objectives of procurement and finance and address how they can create the visibility needed to prepare for risk together.
May 17th, 11am ET
Procurement tends to talk about digitalization as an initiative – but what if it is the business model that your company’s growth strategy is founded on? In this panel-format webinar, experts from HfS Research, Infosys, and Adia will share their candid insights about implementing digital change agents such as automation, AI, blockchain and analytics, and robotic process automation as well as managing them effectively to secure the full benefits over the long term.