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Recommended Webinars Oct 14-18: Risk, Visual Contracting and the 2020 Digital Procurement Mandate
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Canadian friends: Stephany Lapierre and the team at Tealbook, Rod Sherkin at the ProPurchaser team, Negotiations Ninja’s Mark Raffan and Procurement Insights' Jon Hansen!
If you are looking for a longer term recommendation, the next AOP Live session has just been scheduled: The Current State of Digital Readiness: Mastering the Supply Chain Data Challenge on October 29th at 11am ET. This 45-Minute Live Q&A with Philip Ideson and Joseph Yacura will interpret and comment on the results of the 3rd annual Data Quality and Governance Study.
There are also two live events taking place this week, ProcureCon EU in Barcelona, Spain and the 7th Annual Procurement Strategy Summit in Dubai, UAE.
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October 14th, 1:30pm ET
This event, presented by GRMS President Gerard Smith, promises to share the supplier risk assessment program best practices of companies around the globe. The specific topics to be covered include risk alerts, supplier insurance compliance and financial status and diversity considerations.
October 15th, 11am ET
As our supply relationships and legal documents become more complex, they will have to leverage more than words to record intent. In this webinar, President Tim Cummins and Icertis General Manager of Product Management Akash Sureka will discuss the benefits and challenges of visual contracting, key milestones on the path to adoption, and how visual contracts can help you simplify, correlate and automate processes.
October 15th, 2pm ET
How can you optimize sourcing while avoiding production risk? According to ScoutBee, the answer lies in responding to global “perils”, leveraging simple digitization, collaborating at the executive level or increase agility and investing in actionable supplier data and AI.