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Recommended Procurement Webinars April 8-12: #ISM2019, Digital S2P and World Class Supply Chain Management
In addition to the virtual events recommended below, this week also brings us ISM’s annual conference in Houston, TX. If you are going, make sure to go see my good friend Rod Sherkin (President of ProPurchaser). He’s presenting in the Challenges track on Tuesday morning at 10am: Cost Transparency– Catalyst for Achieving Negotiating Goals.
If you are planning your webinar schedule beyond this week, I recommend either ‘Supply Chain Tech Update: Drones & IoT’ from Supply Chain Now Radio, Talent Stream, and APICS Atlanta on April 26th at 12n ET or the next session of AoP Live: Automate Procurement Without Spending a Dime: Harness the Power of Group Purchasing on April 25th at 2pm ET from Art of Procurement and UNA GPO.
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April 11th at 9am ET
If finance and procurement can find a way to gel – or even better, to work together – they will have a significant impact on the company’s operational health and financial performance. Too bad it has been such a rocky relationship… In this webinar, we’ll hear how to take a “digital as default” position while procurement and finance are adjusting to their evolving roles.
April 11th at 12n ET
If knowing which steps are the most important in a project were the key factor in making it happen, there would be a lot less work for consulting firms! In this webinar, Thom Sokol, Manager at Collective Insights Consulting, will talk about the investments required in order to successfully bring your supply chain under management: product design, change management, project team design, and choosing an implementation partner.