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Recommended Webinars July 27-31: Autonomous Procurement, Leadership Time, Managing Risk and Resiliency
As we close out the end of July, webinars are just starting to post for August. If you look at all of this week’s webinars, there is a clear note of defiant optimism with the focus returning to supply resiliency, leadership, and automation over necessary but fatigued coverage of the pandemic. Next week also marks the release of the July ISM-New York Report on Business, so we’ll get another look at how the professional services economy is recovering from the various shutdowns.
If you are planning your webinar schedule beyond this week, I recommend “Digitizing your supply chain” on August 18th featuring Todd Stohlmeyer, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing & Procurement at Cargill, Dr. Marcell Vollmer, Chief Innovation Officer at Celonis, and Kevin Frechette, CEO and Co-Founder at Fairmarkit.
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July 29th, 1pm ET
One of the challenges with leading digital transformation is that too many procurement teams don’t know exactly what the journey entails. In this webinar, Amenallah Reghimi, VP of Product Management Development at JAGGAER, will provide a basic overview of the road to autonomous procurement, what he expects to see in procurement development in the next 10 years, and why the journey to success 10 years from now needs start today.
July 30th, 12n ET
Procurious recently surveyed CPOs to gather their perspective on procurement leadership and the current global business environment. In this webinar, they will share those findings - including the opportunities available to procurement now that we have the attention of the C-suite. Featured speakers: Michael Van Keulen, CPO of Coupa, Stephen Day, CPO of Kantar, Tania Seary, Founder of Procurious, and Coretta Bessi, CPO of Westpac.
July 30th, 2pm ET
According to this event’s description, 70% of U.S. businesses have experienced disruptions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re learning – in real time – what real supply chain resiliency looks like and what is requires from leadership teams that make the decision to ensure long-term systematic agility. Featured speakers: Robert Goodman, Former Executive Director of Global Sourcing at WarnerMedia LLC, Ahmad Jiwani, Product Marketing Manager at Scout RFP, a Workday company, and G'Sean Williams, CPSM, Executive Director at SMS Advisors Procurement & Supply Chain Practice.