Complexity inherently breeds risk, but it also breeds opportunity. In the supply chain, complexity and volatility can be overwhelming while trying to cut costs, support revenue growth and mitigate risk. And when your direct procurement technology stack is overly complicated and underfunded, overwhelming is an understatement. Emerging procurement transformation approaches and specialized solutions will take center stage in Baltimore, March 14–16 at the Global Procurement Tech Summit from ISM and Spend Matters.
The Heavy Lifting: Direct Material Procurement and Risk Track:
- Unlocking Value: The Cost Breakdown Analysis Redux — Tools and Technologies That Drive Impact, presented by Lisa Reisman, executive editor, MetalMiner, and Thomas Dieringer, CEO, Pool4Tool
- Too Big to Fail: How Advanced Manufacturers Stress Test Their Commodity Risk Management Strategies, presented by Mark O'Toole, vice president treasury and commodities solutions, OpenLink Financial, with speakers from Supply Dynamics, John Deere and Land O'Lakes
- How Technology and Economic/Social Dynamics are Converging to Transform Global Supply Chain Risk Management presented by Bindiya Vakil, CEO and founder, Resilinc, and Mickey North Rizza, vice president, strategic services, BravoSolution
- Related reading: How to Start a Global Supply Chain Risk Management Program (Part 2)