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March 28 – April 1: The Rise of the Contingent Workforce, Business Continuity, Emerging Technology


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And now for this week’s recommendations…


Opportunities for Procurement to Leverage the Rising Contingent Workforce (Art of Procurement and Worksome)

March 29th, 11am ET

Between the ‘great resignation,’ freelancing, and the gig economy, contingent workforce management is a category of spend that has gone through some serious changes. So what is current the best practice and what kinds of benefits should procurement be looking for – in addition to savings of course… Join Philip Ideson and I as we co-host an AOP Live session with Morten Petersen and James Nicholls from Worksome to learn more!


How to Manage Multiple Business Continuity Threats with Planning, Messaging, and Incident Management (Agility)

March 29th, 2pm ET

How have your business continuity plans fared over the last couple of years? (Did you HAVE business continuity plans?) Whether you are revising or putting strategies in place to prevent future uncertainty from impacting your business, join the team at Agility for this webinar.


Is Procurement a Technology Laggard? (Fairmarkit)

March 31st, 1pm ET

When someone starts talking about ML, AI, or RPA do you reach for a dictionary? Procurement’s user experience hasn’t always been a leading one, and in many cases our technologies haven’t been either. In this webinar, Jeff Epstein, Greg Bateup, Sam Grondahl, and Greg Tennyson will discuss and debate where procurement has an opportunity to benefit from implementing truly leading technology.




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