In business circles, supply management is the new black.
Next week, I will be discussing some of the BIG Trends that I see shaping spend (or supply) management in the decade ahead when I participate as the featured speaker in a webinar (free registration).
The trends I will be discussing are (1) Executive engagement (2) Collaboration within and beyond the enterprise and (3) Technology adoption (Note: I will include a discussion of the eSourcing 2.0 Campaign during this hour-long presentation). Here is the official description:
Date: July 7, 2010 – 2pm EST
The BIG Trends That Will Shape Spend Management in the 2010’s
At the beginning of the millennium Spend Management was almost unheard of by procurement professionals. However, given the dramatic changes processes, technology and economies have undergone over the past decade, Spend Management is now high on the agenda’s of top procurement teams across organizations.
Andrew Bartolini, Managing Partner & Chief Research Officer, Ardent Partners will outline the top trends that will spell the mantra for better spend management practices leading to greater and more sustainable savings. He will speak about how Executive Management, Collaboration and Technology Adoption will be some of the major factors shaping the next decade of successful spend management practices.
- Top trends that will help rethink reshape and reinvent spend management, in the coming decade.
- How industry standards in spend management will be set, measured and reassessed moving forward.
- Best practices from leading organizations, that you can implement in your setup to increase savings
The free webinar is sponsored by Zycus.