January 17-21: Surviving Modern Warehouse Automation and 2022 Procurement Predictions

If you are following my LinkedIn Creator Accelerator project, last week brought a new slate of insights, updates, and opportunities to engage. This article summarizes the week’s content and includes t...

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January 10-14: 10 Procurement Priorities, Sourcing in 2022, and Handling Supply Uncertainty

Happy New Year! In addition to being the first recommended events post of 2022, this week also marks the start of the LinkedIn Creator Accelerator program I am a part of. I was one of 100 creators sel...

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December 13-23: 2022 Outlook for Talent, Contracts, and the Future of Work

We have finally reached the last events post of 2021. This year was as fast as it was slow, and now 2022 is right around the corner. You’ll see that forward-looking theme reflected in this week’s reco...

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December 6-10: Double Dose of ESG and Breaking the Restraints of Savings

After a break for the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., we’re now watching as the last few grains of sand pass through the hourglass. While there are technically 4 weeks left in the calendar year, onl...

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November 15-19: Dial P - Preparing for the Future and Smarter Spend Management

In addition to the webinars listed below, we have a Dial P for Procurement livestream this week! Join me and Scott Luton on Tuesday, November 16th at 12n ET as we welcome Bill DeMartino and Constantin...

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November 8-12: Sustainability, Resiliency, Agility, and Supplier Experience

Did you know that I co-host a podcast called This Week in Business History with Scott Luton at Supply Chain Now? Every week we take turns telling stories of the people and inventions that moved us for...

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November 1-5: Contracting in the New Economy, Partnership as a Service, All-round Transparency

Thank you to everyone in the Buyers Meeting Point community that join Art of Procurement’s Mastermind LIVE Fall last week! If you missed some (or even all) of the sessions, be sure to sign up for a fr...

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October 18-22: The State of Supplier Diversity, Elevating Procurement’s Brand, Triple Bottom Line Management

We have an extra special event taking place on Tuesday of this week. Dial P for Procurement, my monthly livestream on Supply Chain Now, has been selected as the launch platform for the 2021 State of S...

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October 4-8: Procurement Integrity, Sustainability, and Inclusivity

October is starting off slow and steady, but new events are already being booked into November. This is where the race to the end of the year picks up speed.  When you adjust for holidays, there ...

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Sept 27 – Oct 1: Tail Spend ROI, Supply Chain Skills Gaps, and Supply Partner Risk

Big News – Art of Procurement Mastermind LIVE Fall is officially open for registrations! This event, which will take place on October 26th and 27th from 10am – 1pm ET, will give you all the tools you ...

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September 20-24: The Return of Outsourcing, Supplier Diversity, and Supply Chain Resilience

This week is a Dial P for Procurement week – and boy, do we have a double treat for you. Una’s Kris Lance is back, along with Jim Luff from Chosen Payments. He will answer your payment related questio...

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September 13-17: The Importance of Data Quality, S2P Value Chains, Digital Transformation in Action

Last week, I had the opportunity to provide live commentary during the hybrid sessions at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, and this week Procurement Leaders is holding a hybrid event based in ...

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September 6-10: BOLD Transformation, Tech-powered CWM, and CSR Improvement

This is only the 6th day of September, and there are already over 20 events in the calendar for this month – not to mention the ones I’ve already listed for October. We’re also going into a window of ...

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Aug 30 – Sept 3: Categorypalooza, Sourcing Bots, AI, ML, and RPA for P2P

As we creep out of the summer, it is becoming apparent that everyone has been working behind the scenes all summer to plan events. I added a dozen new events to the calendar last week that extend into...

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August 16 - 27: Bridging the Gap, Categorypalooza, and Build or Buy Analytics

The procurement events schedule continues to be slow, so I’m going to give you another 2 weeks’ worth of recommendations in one post. Check out these great options if you’re in the office chugging alo...

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August 2 - 13: Delivering Value in a Talent Shortage, the ROI of SXM, ESG and Supply Chain Resilience

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ are between July 3rd and August 11th.” They earned that name because during this time, the sun is in the same part of the sky as Sirius...

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July 26-30: The New (Ab)Normal, Digital World Class, Sourcing Optimization

From famine to feast! Last week was very quiet but this week there are 11 events to choose from. It is worth registering even if you are going to be away on vacation – many hosts will send an on-deman...

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July 19-23: Dial P, Winning Category Strategies, Supplier Experience Management

This week I added two of the traditional procurement conferences to the calendar: Procurement Leaders’ Americas Congress and World Congress. Both are a combination of in-personal and virtual events, w...

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July 12-16: Future Proof Your Contracts, Your ProcureTech, Your ESG Strategy

Last week, we ran the first episode of season 2 of The Sourcing Hero podcast. This is a collaborative effort between Una and Art of Procurement – one that will bring forward new stories and perspectiv...

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June 28 – July 2: Full Visibility, Lessons Learned, What We Keep Getting Wrong

This week we officially cross into the second half (or ‘H2’ as my cool business development friends say) of 2021. I personally feel like we spent the first half of the year looking over our shoulder t...

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