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Coronavirus Supply Chain Response: Near-Term Actions to Take Today

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For more tips on how to quickly develop your Coronavirus response plan, download our checklist, COVID-19: Your Ten-Point Procurement Response Guide. Download it here now.  

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Preserving Cash and Maintaining Liquidity in the “New Normal”

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As a 25-year veteran in procurement and a value consultant here at JAGGAER, Bruce Logan is well versed in strategies for reducing spend and maintaining liquidity. That’s why he recently hosted a webinar called Money in Hand: How to Adapt Promptly and Conserve Your Cash. We want to share some of the questions that he […]

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Scottish Councils Deliver Streamlined Contract and Supplier Management

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“The automation has streamlined the Council’s contract management and supplier performance processes and as such we feel that this has increased our business efficiency and improved internal and third-party collaboration by reducing operating expenses.” – Tommy Burns, Procurement Project Officer – East Ayrshire Council South Ayrshire Council (SAC) and East Ayrshire Council (EAC) are two […]

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Digitized Procurement: A Setting-Off Point to Autonomous Procurement

Digitized Procurement: Your Setting-off Point to Autonomy

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In five to ten years, procurement in many of the world’s leading companies will be “truly digital”. They will have succeeded in transforming their procurement organizations to leverage artificial intelligence-based technologies to achieve autonomous procurement. But what does this mean? How will we get there? And where are we now? Autonomous Procurement: The Reality versus [...]

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The Role of the CFO: What You Might’ve Missed

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On Thursday, JAGGAER’s SVP of Strategic Operations Kristian O’Meara sat down with our COO/CFO Vic Chynoweth and Discover Global Network’s Head of Finance Bill Franklin to discuss how CFOs can be most effective in responding to the global COVID-19 crisis. The conversation ranged from communicating priorities to maintaining cash and collaborating with the procurement function […]

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What on Earth is “Autonomous Procurement,” Anyway?

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With hot new buzzwords coming and going year after year, it’s hard to blame any procurement professionals who are becoming disillusioned. One of the latest, “autonomous procurement,” has been the focus of writings by industry experts both enthusiastic and less optimistic. But many purchasing team members, including leadership, still lack clarity on what exactly the term means. Understanding the definition of autonomous procurement – […]

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COVID-19 Procurement Response: Your Questions Answered

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JAGGAER’s Amenallah Reghimi and Michael Roesch recently partnered with Philip Ideson, founder and managing director at Art of Procurement, to bring procurement professionals a presentation on response tactics for the current global crisis. Our speakers received far more questions than they were able to answer at the time, so we’ve compiled some of the best and asked our presenters to provide a […]

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How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

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Adapting to the present and future challenges of COVID-19 Can the complex global supply network survive the COVID-19 pandemic? And, assuming it can, how will it adapt to the new realities? Define your procurement response strategy. Catch the on-demand webinar on building business continuity plans and business strategies for the short, mid and long-term. Just-in-time […]

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Identifying and Mitigating Supply Chain Risk in the Age of COVID-19

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The raging COVID-19 epidemic has presented the world with a “once in a century” moment of reckoning. With an ever more connected global economy, and almost instantaneous news transmission, the impact of global health has multiplied since the last global (SARS) epidemic in 2003. Just as the human body needs its vital organs functioning well to stay alive and fight […]

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How Big Data Analytics is Revolutionizing Sourcing Processes for Walter Charles III

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“Big Data” is everywhere. The value of quality data has never been higher, and the power to process that data is more readily available than ever. To better understand the impact of big data analytics on procurement, we turned to industry veteran Walter Charles, CPO at Allergan, who sees big data as a major disruptor. To [...]

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