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Augmented Analytics Q/A

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We hosted a webinar explaining the ins and outs of augmented analytics, including how JAGGAER is helping users along the path. We received dozens of audience questions, so the webinar hosts, Mike Roberts and Amenallah Reghimi, have provided answers to some of our favorites. To get all the details on augmented analytics, watch the webinar recording. […]

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Unleash the Power of AI to Unlock the Potential of Procurement Enterprise

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As technologies like AI and RPA continue to establish a firm position in the mainstream, they are driving a fundamental change in businesses across sectors, globally. Marketing, operations, product design, and finance are just some of the areas transformed by intelligent application. Now, as companies start to seek, and create competitive advantages, the procurement function [...]

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Augmented Procurement is Making the Future Our New Reality

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Technology has been augmenting everyday life for quite some time now, but procurement has historically been slower in adopting the technological leaps seen outside of the industry. Now this idea of augmented procurement – and eventually autonomous procurement – has surfaced, and many are asking when the change will happen, and more importantly what it means for them.  To answer that […]

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Hello Automated Procurement, Goodbye Tedium

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How much do you enjoy routine tasks such as updating dozens of price lists, generating purchase requests, and entering and reviewing information for multiple suppliers? Many tasks in procurement are repetitive, tedious, time-consuming and, when performed by humans, highly error prone. They absorb precious time – time that could be spent on more important strategic […]

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How to Transform Your Procurement Process with Natural Language Generation

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“Alexa… find information about Conversational Platforms in Procurement…” Natural Language Generation (like Alexa and Siri) technologies are transforming the way business professionals and consumers interact with technology. Voice-enabled platforms are still in their infancy, but the technology rapidly advancing to enable more complex interactions. It’s only matter of time before we are all relying on […]

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Emerging Technologies: The Evolution of the Smart Assistant

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Everywhere we turn, there is a constant buzz around new technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive intelligence. These emerging trends are expected to revolutionize procurement. According to Supply Management, “Cognitive procurement will drive the procurement profession forward” and early adopters may certainly gain a competitive advantage. Industry experts appear concerned primarily with […]

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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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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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It’s Not Dumb If It Works: Why Autonomous Procurement is a Really Smart Idea

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As talk of “autonomous procurement” increases, critics are quick to dismiss the idea. However, some of these doubts might be a bit preemptive. Over the next five to ten years, procurement will be largely reimagined as technology continues to advance. Autonomous procurement is coming and leaders will embrace it.  Start now with our on-demand webinar, Four Steps to Autonomous […]

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The Impact of Integration Technology

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Procurement professionals are facing an extremely complex and dynamic landscape, often with an outdated toolkit. While the goals are still similar to what they were, the pace has accelerated and information has grown. We’re expected to drive value through increasingly scarce cost savings opportunities. These are often hidden in an ocean of disconnected and scattered […]

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