For a variety of geopolitical reasons, there’s a lot of rethinking going on right now about what the future will (and should) look like. It’s no less true in our industry, where change and innovation are constants.
Rethinking and reinventing is just part of being a technology leader, and leveraging that technology is how leading companies stay that way. From “results” to “retail” to “reinvention,” we reflect back a month of insights and learning. Enjoy the following highlights.
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Platformance isn’t about technology, but about what success looks like. Data, business processes and everyone working in unison to achieve more, faster and more easily. CEO Patrick Stakenas explains more in his blog and podcast.
We’ve been recognized as a Visionary on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites. Again. Read More >>
Using the same platform-inspired approach as Tesla, Amazon, Uber and others, procurement can go beyond achieving savings from just spend management to add economic value across the enterprise. Watch Now >>
A multinational approach to CLM vs. global balances the need to centralize and standardize with the advantages of localized flexibility and compliance. It establishes controls without taking control. Read More >>
The accelerated shift from “bricks to clicks” isn’t news, but the impact on indirect procurement or GNFR (goods not for resale) is a wake-up call for procurement, supply chain and legal. Read More >>
The need for a holistic view of the supply management workflow is behind the rising interest and adoption of Source-to-Pay platforms. Ardent Partners re-examines what best-in-class means. Read More >>