Downloads: Procurement Research

Sourcing, Contract and Supplier Management – Predictions and 2017 Tech Trends

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Insights presented in this session will help you to prioritize the best set of investments for procurement analytics, sourcing, contracting and supplier management efficiencies. Get smart (and get your entire organization smart) on these topics from a business perspective! Watch this session now.

Contingent Workforce & Services Technology-based Solutions: Trends and Expectations in 2017

CW/S procurement has had a stable--maybe even boring--relationship with VMS as the technology mainstay for well over 10 years. Now, however, new technologies and applications (like cloud computing and online work platforms) are available. While they have not yet had a major industry impact, leading organizations are already moving along the adoption curve.

In this session, Andrew Karpie and Jason Busch map out CW/S technology trends and where they are taking root. --- More importantly, they will explain in ‘plain english’ how it will affect you – the practitioner (not the technologist). Come explore actual applications and potential opportunities you can pursue to ‘up your game.'

The Supply Chain Devil’s Dozen: Top 12 Supplier Risks For 2017

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Presenting 12 ideas that specifically focus on supply chain and supplier risks. It's all stuff you should pay attention to. Do your 2017 risk focus areas align to both Spend Matters analysis and what we hear from your peers? You may be able to gain a leg up on the competition (or pending global turmoil)!

4 Ways to Drive Down Energy Costs in a Historically Low Energy Market

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In this webinar replay, Insight Sourcing Group’s Tommy Greer and Spend Matters’ Pierre Mitchell discuss how high-performing procurement organizations are managing their energy spend and the top four ways that you can drive down energy costs.

Ask the Expert: The State of Trade Financing Technologies

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Jason Busch and David Gustin talk trade financing news and technology in this Ask the Expert session. They dissect the market, giving a glimpse of the behind-the-scenes action with solution providers, what companies are partnering up and discuss integration efforts with P2P, services procurement and other areas.