In last week’s episode of the Dial P for Procurement podcast, I followed the career of (former) Apple VP of Procurement from its sharp rise – to its spectacular fall. But what is the true reason he was fired? Listen here and then share your point of view!
If you are planning your virtual procurement event schedule beyond this week, I recommend ‘Managing supply chain risk in a changing market landscape’ from Procurement Leaders and Dun & Bradstreet on October 25th.
And now for this week’s recommendations…
October 18th, 5am ET
The 2023 predictions posts are going to be here before we know it – but before then: what are the current priorities for procurement teams? PwC’s 2022 Global Digital Procurement survey captured the perspective of over 800 procurement and supply chains professionals from 64 countries and 17 industries. In this webinar, Henrik Nyberg, Head of growth & procurement expert at Ivalua, and Patric Olsson, Senior manager at PwC, will share their point of view and analysis of the results.
October 18th, 11:30am ET
The supplier.io State of Supplier Diversity report is a massive annual undertaking involving hundreds of programs and a mountain of data that must be analyzed. They just unveiled their report on October 11th, and in this webinar, they will join forces with The Hackett Group to discuss this year’s findings and recommendations. Join Aylin Basom, CEO of supplier.io, and Chris Sawchuk, Principal, Global Practice Leader of The Hackett Group, as they discuss their key takeaways.
October 20th, 10am ET
When we think about sources of supply chain risk, unforeseeable disruptions like weather events and geopolitics are probably among the first to come to mind. Less likely (but just as risky) are regulations. Join William Bagley, VP Enterprise Supply Chain at Freddie Mac, Greg Holt, Product Marketing Director at Interos, and Ian Lawless, Content Marketing Solutions and Conference Director for Procurement Leaders as they review the key risks and regulatory hurdles that procurement should be prepared to face in the coming year.
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