[On-Demand Webinar] Is Your Procurement Team Best-in-Class? Four Key Enablers for Success
A best-in-class performance team requires top-tier metrics across sourcing, procurement, and compliance, as well as vendor and contract management. How close is your team to best-in-class, and what does it take to get there? Whether you are just beginning to standardize processes or are currently leveraging actionable spend intelligence to make better decisions, it is vital for procurement leadership to understand the path to achieving operational excellence.
Listen to the latest webcast from Ardent Partners, Tradeshift and Canon, where important research was presented. The webcast highlights the current state of the procurement industry, how to drive innovation and key elements of a 2019 best-in-class procurement framework.
View the on-demand webcast to learn:
- How Ardent Partners defines best-in-class and the steps needed to get there
- How to prioritize implementing improvements in data visibility, procurement processes, and vendor management while engaging and aligning with key stakeholders in the process
- The importance of supplier innovation programs
- How to respond faster to market dynamics and business challenges
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Meet the Speakers
Chief Procurement Officer, Tradeshift
Roy Anderson has been at the forefront of procurement technology since the 1980s. Now, as the Chief Procurement Officer of Tradeshift – the largest global business network for buying and selling – Roy is one of the only network CPOs in the world, as he enacts transformational change in the marketplace, allowing thousands of companies to choose from curated tools that allow them to share digital data with their suppliers – a solution that digitizes the supply chain in a way that has never been done before.
Founder & Chief Research Officer, Ardent Partners
Andrew Bartolini is a globally-recognized expert in, sourcing, procurement, supply management, and accounts payable. He is the publisher of CPO Rising, the news and research site for Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement leaders. Andrew is an advisor to corporate executives and leading solution providers; and has lectured and presented more than 350 times in eight different countries. He has benchmarked thousands of enterprises across all facets of their sourcing, procurement, supply management, and accounts payable operations. Andrew is also named a “Pro to Know” by Supply and Demand Chain Executive multiple times.
Business Transformation, Canon Business Processing Services
Justin Kline has over 17 years of experience in designing and implementing solutions for automating the source-to-pay process. Justin was part of the team that implemented the first accounts payable OCR and workflow solution in the U.S. He has been involved in over 100 project designs and implementations for organizations such as Citi, Whole Foods Markets, City of Nashville, Coca Cola, Rent-A-Center and Ralph Lauren.
Tradeshift drives supply chain innovation for the digitally connected economy. As the leader in supply chain payments and marketplaces, the company helps buyers and suppliers digitize all their trade transactions, collaborate on every process, and connect with any supply chain app. More than 1.5 million companies across 190 countries trust Tradeshift to process over half a trillion USD in transaction value, making it the largest global business network for buying and selling. Discover commerce for all at tradeshift.com.