The Science and the Art of Procurement

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As we move towards a new decade is the emphasis in the procurement world changing – are we going to see a new age, where the Art of Procurement comes to the fore? Technology has radically changed procurement activities and procurement roles across virtually all our spheres of activity.

10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series

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10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series. Organiser: marcus evans Conferences. URL: www.marcusevans-conferences-paneuropean.com. Attending this premier marcus evans conference will enable you to: Hear success stories on robotics and touchless.

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eWorld Procurement & Supply

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eWorld Procurement & Supply. Venue: The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK. Hot topics covered in the complimentary conference programme include: The Future of eProcurement and wearable technologies. Soft skills for procurement professionals.

End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016

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End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016. Network, engage and learn as the End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016 takes an in-depth look at: ‘Changes that are shaping the supply chain of the future’. The End2End Supply Chain Conference investigates and explores how some of the leading European and global organisations are adapting to the developments in technology as well as reacting to the disruptions that they face. Date: 28 September 2016. Venue: Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

EPE – European Procurement Excellence 2016

Supply Chain Movement

EPE – European Procurement Excellence. Providing procurement value in a complex world. In a world in which procurement is emerging as the key value driver for maintaining a company‘s competitive edge, the role of CPO is becoming more strategic.

eWorld Procurement & Supply 2016

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eWorld Procurement & Supply. The Leading Bi-Annual Event for Procurement Innovation. Hot topics covered in the complimentary conference programme include: Embracing Change in a Volatile World. Procurement Automation. Internet of Things (the impact on procurement).

Project Based Procurement

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Project and Category Procurement Differences. Table of the key differences between Project and Category based procurement. Types of activity suitable for Project based procurement. The inherent challenges of project-based procurement.

Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference

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Donald Shoemaker, Vice President Engineering & Consulting Services for Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, has been selected to present a paper at the upcoming Reliable Plant 2020 conference in Louisville, KY. The conference, to be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville, is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. To register for the conference, visit Reliable Plant.

Procurement Leaders Americas Procurement Conference, 14th – 15th March 2019, Miami

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We look forward to meeting many of our customers and partners at this prestigious conference, which will be held in Miami in March. Ivalua has been developing Procurement Technology for Nearly 20 years and we work with many customers and partners in North America.

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New YouTube on Procurement Analytics from IBM Empower Conference

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I was interviewed at the IBM Emptoris conference back in November on some of the emerging trends in terms of the value added that procurement can add through analytics, the importance of data governance as the foundation for analytics, sources of data for creating cognitive analytics, and the rise of Big Data and the possibilities in terms of applications. Data: The critical foundation for procurement analytics : https://youtu.be/VrvHi6d0vEE.

Procurement Analytics Conferences Feature Emerging of Cognitive Procurement Technologies

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I had the opportunity to attend a number of exciting events on procurement analytics in the last month. First, I attended a CAPS Research event in RTP on Procurement Analytics, held right down the road at IBM headquarters. I sat in on a number of demos, and saw the capabilities emerging in a number of IBM systems for procurement that are briefly described here.

eWorld Procurement & Supply – 22 September 2015

Supply Chain Movement

eWorld Procurement & Supply. The Leading Bi-Annual Event for Procurement Innovation. The UK’s most comprehensive business forum for Procurement, Sourcing and Supply Chain Technologies. Soft skills for procurement professionals. Sustainable procurement strategies.

Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

Lots of interesting conversations, insights, and networking opportunities, which is exactly what took place earlier this month at the MercuryGate User Conference 2014 (MercuryGate is a Talking Logistics sponsor). For additional insights on this topic, watch my recent interview with Hope on Talking Logistics, and my follow-up post, Finding Truckload Capacity: Insights on Managing the Spot Procurement Process.

How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

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I was attending the Zycus Horizons 2014 conference at Amelia Island today, listening to speakers. In addition to the procurement executives, I also got to meet Captain Dick Phillips, the captain of note in the film “Captain Phillips” We had a chance to talk about his experience, and he also presented to the group about the incredible experience he went through. Does procurement add to top line revenue.

Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

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I speak at many industry conferences throughout the year, where the majority of the audience are shippers — that is, supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing and retail companies.

Procurement & Supply Chain Experts lined up for Ivalua NOW Virtual 2020 on May 5th!

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Do you remember the days when we used to attend these things called “conferences”? Next month, on May 5 th and 6 th , I’m looking forward to what looks like an interesting and worthwhile virtual Procurement conference – Ivalua NOW 2020 Virtual Edition. .

Ivalua NOW Virtual Event to Showcase the Role of Procurement In Meeting Today’s Business Challenges

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Premier event for procurement & supply chain practitioners will showcase latest technological innovations and extensive line-up of industry leaders. Registration is free for procurement, finance and supply chain practitioners and can be done online at Ivalua’s website.

CIPS UK Conference

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Book a meeting with one of our trusted advisors to discuss your procurement challenges and priorities – please email amr@ivalua.com as spaces are limited. The post CIPS UK Conference appeared first on Ivalua Date: October 31st – Nov 1st. Location: QEII Centre, London, SW1P 3EE. Visit us at stand #16.

Insights From Procurement Leaders Conference Part 1 – Making HR Your Friend!

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master of ceremonies”) for the Procurement Leaders Forum in the heart of Boston at Sixty State Street. The conference was held at 60 State Street – overlooking Boston on a beautiful fall day! Use procurement tools to demonstrate how you can help HR.

Supply Chain Conference

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A Supply Chain Conference with a difference! In fact many differences… Who know how when you go to a traditional Supply Chain Conference , you can sometimes be left wanting? Now that would be a Supply Chain Conference with a difference wouldn’t it?

Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

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Nonetheless, my takeaways below from the recent GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference provides some insight about the company, it’s success to date, and where it’s heading (assuming Infor doesn’t make any significant changes). The GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference marked a first for me: it was the first conference where I tweeted soundbites and insights from the sessions I attended. In the 12 months prior to the conference… $156 billion in value of goods on orders managed. $21

5 rules for communicating impact for the new decade – our workshop at the Edie Conference

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Talk to procurement. If you’re a buyer in retail or procurement – be more demanding of the products you’re selecting. The post 5 rules for communicating impact for the new decade – our workshop at the Edie Conference appeared first on Provenance News.

The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference)

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That’s how JDA Software’s CEO, Baljit Dail, summarized the feedback he was getting from customers and partners at FOCUS 2015 , the company’s user conference held last month in Orlando, FL, which had more than 2,000 attendees from 30 countries. “It feels like a new JDA.”.

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6 Lessons for Procurement Digitization

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Chief Procurement Officers stand at the precipice of change and taking the next steps towards Procurement innovation is going to require strong leadership and expert guidance. Procurement digitization is the result of having innovative leaders such as Sylvie Noel, CPO of Covéa.

Takeaways from the MercuryGate 2015 User Conference

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Earlier this week I attended the first day of MercuryGate’s annual user conference at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV. The conference’s theme was “Smarter. Since last year’s conference, there have been […].

EcoVadis at International Railway Union Sustainability Conference

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The sustainability leaders in the railway industry gathered in Vienna last week at the 13th UIC (International Union of Railways) Sustainability Conference to present the latest developments in sustainability and exchange ideas.

The View from Houston: DHL Global Energy Conference 2015

Supply Chain View from the Field

I had the opportunity to speak to a group of oil and gas executives at the DHL Global Energy conference this week, held in the Petroleum Club. The conference was a great opportunity to interact with logistics and procurement executives in an environment of open dialogue and discussion. All of a sudden, everyone is “knocking on the door” of procurement and logistics, asking for cost improvements.

Takeaways from Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2017 Conference

Talking Logistics

Addressing this problem is at the heart of Manhattan Associates’ Active Solutions, which the company introduced a couple of weeks ago at its Momentum 2017 conference.

Interview: Get ready for Supply Chain Outlook conference!

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The Supply Chain Management Review, one of the leading practitioner journals in the field of supply chain, is hosting their first ever conference in November at the Rosemount Hilton at O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The conference, titled Supply Chain Outlook promises to be an exciting event, with many leading speakers and academics attending. It’s the golden age of procurement – so take advantage of the opportunities!

9th Edition Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

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Organiser: marcus evans Conferences. URL: www.marcusevans-conferences-paneuropean.com/9GPSCM. Capitalise on valuable insights into how procurement can save money, not just through reducing costs but by creating value within the supply chain. Date: 22-24 April 2015.

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

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The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more

Ivalua Announces Broad Range of Artificial Intelligence Capabilities to Transform Procurement

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Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced a broad range of new capabilities powered by artificial intelligence (AI) at its Ivalua NOW Paris conference. AI Innovation ai procurement digital procurement procurement

Is Procurement a True Profession….Yet?

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Gerard Chick and I are working on a new book, that is effectively questioning whether procurement, as we know it, is on the right track, and if not, what it will take to get it back on track. There is certainly a lot of work to be done, and this exciting project that we’ve been traveling through will I believe provide some provoking ideas to drive the profession of procurement to new heights.

Ivalua NOW Virtual Event to Showcase the Role of Procurement In Meeting Today’s Business Challenges

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Premier event for procurement & supply chain practitioners will showcase latest technological innovations and extensive line-up of industry leaders. Registration is free for procurement, finance and supply chain practitioners and can be done online at Ivalua’s website.

The Global Procurement & Supply Chain Management for Oil And Gas Industry 2016

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The Global Procurement & Supply Chain Management for Oil And Gas Industry 2016. SCM and Procurement teams will need to build internal supply planning capabilities, create higher value and efficiency, and out- source to third parties at a reasonable cost to help consolidate their position within the business. This conference is a prime platform for SC processes to be reviewed end to end from to determine how suppliers and partners can support them.