Afternoon Coffee: Contract management key in business functions, Icertis survey shows; Robots to fulfill supply chain needs; PRO Recap: TalentNet, Agiloft, Beyond Spend Influence series

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In today’s headlines, Icertis released a survey showing a shift in businesses placing more importance on contract management after the coronavirus disruption. In other news, robotics can help fulfill the needs of supply chains that face less warehouse employment and social distancing concerns. In case you missed it, we have a Spend Matters’ PRO roundup from this week. On the docket: Vendor Analysis pieces focused on TalentNet and Agiloft, and procurement practitioners can learn more about the job from our “Beyond Spend Influence” series. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

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