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Achieving Healthcare Transformation, Powered by Supply Chain

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The healthcare provider world is facing tremendous strain as a result of the pandemic. I have some real context of this, living in NYC and having a family member that works at a hospital. While it is a difficult time, you have to also applaud the heroic efforts of this industry as a whole.

Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers

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Procurement Technology – What it can and can’t replace in a Manufacturer’s Journey Towards Supply Chain Resilience and Agility

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A review of the key elements in supplier management for manufacturers and how Source-to-Pay procurement technology can support the journey towards supply chain resilience and agility in times of crisis.

Collaborate to Win

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The need for Procurement to improve collaboration with suppliers, and other stakeholders, has gained broad acceptance in recent years. In case anyone was sleeping, the Covid-19 crisis has provided further evidence.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Be Prepared: Improving Supplier Risk Management In Your Business

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The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the fact that many supply chains remain inadequately prepared for a crisis. It’s no excuse to remain passive, though. Supply chain management and procurement sit poised on the frontlines of managing global supply risks for their brands.

June 22, 2020 / 11:00 AM ESTAchieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers

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Speed, Collaboration and Innovation – Key Words for the New Procurement Decade

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The need for organisations to move quickly to protect and grow their business is not new, but through the last decade, the risks for those who don’t have grown. .

New Ivalua Research Finds a Lack of Digitisation and Focus on Costs is Hindering Supplier Collaboration

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Significant opportunities to improve CSR performance, increase profitability and accelerate innovation linked to improving supplier collaboration.

How Procurement can help to drive Supplier-led innovation

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Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua. In today’s competitive business landscape, consumers demand a continuous cycle of new products and services, and the gap between each launch is shrinking. This means companies are under more pressure than ever to innovate at pace.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Uncertain Times Call for Strong Leaders: A Q&A with Dawn Tiura

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This article was originally posted on the SIG blog. If you’re interested in reading more on leadership in sourcing, the future of work or just want to learn more about SIG, feel free to subscribe at sig.org/subscribe.

Ivalua NOW Part 2 – Re-Imagining Offices and Transforming Procurement

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At last week’s Ivalua NOW virtual event, Jon Stevens, President of JLL Digital, delivered the first keynote. JLL is a long-established global real estate services provider and manager, with revenues approaching $20 billion.

How 2011 Prepared Us for Today

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The Japanese Earthquake of 2011 and resulting tsunami are not exactly top of mind these days. But the connections between that event and the current Covid-19 crisis are more prominent than most realize. .

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Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Collaborate to Win – Unlocking Supply Chain Innovation & Value

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Collaborate to Win – Unlocking Supply Chain Innovation & Value

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Supplier Motivation, A Key Component of Supplier Management

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As we have already seen in a former blog , enterprises often fail at maximizing the value of collaborating with smaller companies. Convinced that their sizes and brands will attract suppliers anyway, they entrench themselves behind the gates of rigid procurement processes.

Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

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Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere , a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Louis, Mo.,

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Mitigating Supply Chain Risk and Building a Resilient Enterprise

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What are the Supply Chain Management Lessons to Learn from the Covid-19 Crisis

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As I write this blog, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage populations and economies around the world. There are glimmers of hope, such as slowing infection rates in Italy and Spain, and the opening of factories in China, but a true end to the crisis remains out of sight.

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The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains

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By mid-March, it had become difficult to keep track of what seemed like the high-speed unravelling of the world’s economy and its means of social connection.

Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

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Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere, a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Louis, Mo.,

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Ivalua Study: Tech Challenges Hinder Procurement

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New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives. Lack of system integrations and actionable insights are stopping organisations from accurately measuring performance .

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Procurement can’t afford to be a digital laggard in today’s complex landscape

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Alex Saric, CMO, Ivalua. In today’s turbulent business landscape, the challenges facing organisations have become increasingly complex, with uncertainty from geopolitical events such as Brexit and tariff negotiations impacting day-to-day operations.

June 22, 2020 / 11:00 AM ESTAchieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers

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A Humble 2020 Procurement Resolution – Transform the World 

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As we entered the new year, many of us no doubt set personal resolutions (64.6% of adult Americans according to a recent survey ). Lose a few pounds. Save a little more each month. We do the same at work, typically in the form of MBOs.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Collaboration, Procurement with Purpose and the Entente Cordiale…

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Last week, round 40 Procurement leaders got together in the very pleasant surroundings of the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London to talk about collaboration, and to celebrate Ivalua’s increased presence in the UK.

AI and All That – Ivalua Now Looks to the Future

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The afternoon of the first day at the Ivalua Now event in Paris had a strong AI (artificial intelligence) flavour. Now there’s an interesting question – if AI had a flavour, what exactly would it be? Fresh mint, maybe? Or aluminium, perhaps?)

2020 The Year To Address The Elephant in Every Room – Data

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North Carolina State Poole College of Management recently produced this 28 page report entitled “ 2019 Supply Chain Data Quality and Governance Study ”.

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Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

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The impact of the Coronavirus continues to be felt globally and the World Health Organization and government continues to urge caution as they implement controls to stem the flow of the infection. The death toll has reached over 900 and the number of confirmed cases has exceeded more than 40,000.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

What Does “Good” Look Like: Strategic Sourcing

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Doug Keeley, Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua. If you have ever read an article about Procurement best practices, you know that a very small minority of teams are categorized as leaders and an equally small minority are considered laggards.