We have another strong week of events this week – in fact, you may have noticed that there are several webinar series being hosted in the industry right now. The events this week from Tealbook and Corcentric are part of series where you can register once and receive sign in information for the entire series.
If you are planning your schedule further ahead, I’d love to have you sign up to join me on an event next week hosted by Fairmarkit and also featuring Jill Robbins, Senior Director of Global Indirect Procurement at Elanco, and Erin McFarlane, Head of Strategy at Fairmarkit, Click here to register.
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April 21, 12n ET
If everyone in the C-suite could somehow accept (as asserted by this webinar description) that suppliers are as important as employees, procurement would no longer have to fight for a seat at the table. In this webinar, Andrew Bartels, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester, and moderator Mat Calabro, Product Marketing Manager at Coupa, will talk about how procurement can bring simultaneous harmony by partnering externally with suppliers and cross-functionally in the enterprise.
April 22nd, 2pm ET
The best case for attending this webinar is made by a quote from Warren Buffet offered at the start of the description: “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” And since none of us wants to be caught doggie-paddling in our skivvies, we would be wise to start preparing now to adjust to a post-COVID-19 world. Keeping in mind that no one knows exactly what is waiting for us on the other side of this crisis, procurement challenge is to stay calm and ensure optionality in all frameworks and change management efforts. Featuring Cecilia Edwards, Partner of Everest Group, and Dale Stara, Associate Partner of Everest Group.
April 23rd, 11am ET
There are more questions than answers today to be sure, and that is unlikely to change any time soon. In this webinar, the team from HfS Research will bring together a panel of industry experts to “discuss and debate the future of work, the future of talent and purpose over profit with leading industry practitioners.” Featuring Phil Fersht, CEO and Chief Analyst of HFS, Ravi Kumar S, President of Infosys, Sandeep Dadlani, Chief Digital Officer at Mars, and Brad Keywell, Founder and CEO of Uptake Technologies.