August 22-26: Beyond ERP, Mergers Divestments & Acquisitions


Google “empathetic leadership” and you will find an abundance of articles content from across the business world. But look back through your last few weeks of work – does it feel like all of that advice is being put into practice? There is a very real possibility that many of us are experiencing ‘empathy fatigue.’ What is that and what should we do about it? Listen to last week’s episode of Dial P for more!

If you are planning your virtual procurement event schedule beyond this week, I have a big SAVE THE DATE for you. AOP Mastermind LIVE will take place on October 4-5, 2022. Click here to register!

And now for this week’s recommendations…


Moving Beyond ERP: A Conversation with Workday & IDC (Workday & IDC)

August 23rd, 10am ET

Given the changes that procurement has undergone, it can hardly come as a surprise that IT has changed as well. In fact, according to IDC, “over half of CEOs see the role of the CIO focusing on business outcomes, business agility, and new revenue streams.” It sounds as though procurement may have a little competition on our hands… join Phil Carter, Group Vice President at IDC, and Ernesto Boada, Interim CIO at Workday, to learn more.


The Critical Role for Procurement in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestments (Art of Procurement & KPMG)

August 23rd, 11am ET

By now, hopefully everyone knows how AOP Live sessions work – we bring together experts on a specific topic and YOU ask the questions. Join your host Philip Ideson as he welcomes Chris McCarney and Marcos Cortes from KPMG to share their experience about how procurement can increase the value of these deals before, during, and after.




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