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GM Invests in Lyft: Digital Business Strategy and Platform Wars in the Supply Chain (Part 1)


GM announced earlier this week a $500 million investment in ridesharing company Lyft as part of a $1 billion fundraising round. The partnership entails joint development of a network of autonomous GM vehicles that can be summoned via the Lyft mobile app. GM’s move here has many lessons for procurement and supply chain organizations that we’ll discuss in future posts, but as an interesting side note, one of the providers linking into AppLink is Concur.

Is Amazon Business the Future of Procurement?

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In two months, Amazon’s Prentis Wilson, vice president of Amazon Business, will give a keynote address at ISM and Spend Matters' first annual Global Procurement Technology Summit. We challenged Prentis to be as disruptive as possible with his thesis, and we think the topic of his chat will certainly raise some eyebrows — Amazon Business: This is the Future of Procurement.