Getting a competitive edge with eSourcing: The Evolution from Savings Focused to Supplier-Centric Strategic Sourcing
As sourcing cycles speed up and the pressure to maximize savings increases, is it time to take your sourcing solutions to the next level?
To meet new market challenges, modern Procurement has moved beyond email, Excel and Word to cutting-edge eSourcing technologies. Today, you can easily aggregate supply information and tap into it to ensure repeatable successes. Sophisticated eSourcing solutions move fast — improving supplier collaboration, identifying new opportunities and maximizing current contracts — so your team becomes a lean, mean, sourcing machine.
Join our webinar with Andrew Bartolini, Ardent Partners Managing Partner and Chief Research Officer, on how eSourcing has evolved into a strategic advantage. Review industry trends and forecasts to learn how sourcing professionals can beat the competition when they embrace a modern “supplier-centric” approach.
Register and watch the on-demand webinar now!
During this 60-minute webinar we will:
- Explain the four primary elements of the modern strategic sourcing process – spend analysis, eSourcing, contract management and supplier management
- Learn how organizations can optimize cloud technology to blend sourcing, supplier management and spend analytics to advance sourcing efforts
- Share real-world case study problems, solutions and results
- Discuss new agile and intelligent strategic sourcing approaches
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Andrew Bartolini | Chief Research Officer, Ardent Partners
Andrew Bartolini is a globally-recognized expert in sourcing, procurement, accounts payable, and supply management. Andrew focuses his research and efforts on helping enterprises develop and execute strategies to achieve operational excellence within their procurement and finance departments. Andrew is also the publisher of CPO Rising, the first independent research site written for and about Chief Procurement Officers and other supply management executives (www.cporising.com). He actively covers the technology marketplace as well as trends in sourcing, procurement, supply management, and accounts payable and has been published or quoted in leading business publications including The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes, and Fortune, as well as the major trade publications focused on supply management. Andrew has been named a “Pro to Know” by Supply and Demand Chain Executive three times and holds a B.A. in Economics from The College of the Holy Cross and an M.B.A in Finance from Indiana University.
Josh Dials | Solutions Engineer, Selectica
As a Solutions Engineer, Josh is responsible for creating and leading compelling sourcing demonstrations, helping companies worldwide implement upstream software solutions. Understanding prospects' and clients' key business challenges, he shows how Selectica solutions can deliver on efficiency, achieve savings, ensure compliance and mitigate risk. Josh has been with Selectica for five years and has experience in Sales management.
Constantine Limberakis | Director of Product Marketing, Selectica
As Director of Product Marketing at Selectica, Mr. Limberakis is focused on strategic efforts for creating brand awareness and promoting new ideas around the evolution of contract and supply management. With over fifteen years of experience in the software and consulting industry, he's held various roles in sales, marketing, market research, and product development.
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