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The CPOs Agenda: Tackling Procurements Key Issues

Annually, The Hackett Group gathers insights from Procurement Executives representing a diverse and global set of businesses to understand those key issues shaping the procurement agenda. For 2016, the research identified critical development gaps in four key procurement strategy areas: becoming a better strategic partner to the business; increasing spend influence; improving agility; and tapping supplier innovation.
Why attened?
  • Business issues shaping the 2016 global procurement agenda

  • Capabilities procurement organizations are investing in to improve procurements agility and ability to reduce costs

  • Trends that will have the greatest impact on procurement’s performance in 2016

Speakers
Richard Waugh, VP Corporate Development
Richard Waugh, VP Corporate Development at Zycus, has an extensive background in B2B eCommerce, going back to his early career at GE, where he helped launch GE'S Trading Process Network (TPN), the first on-line Marketplace for Sourcing and Procurement in the mid 1990's. He was Co-Founder of B2eMarkets, one of the first SaaS (Software as a Service) Sourcing Suite providers and later covered the Supply Management market as an Industry Analyst for the Aberdeen Group.
Chris Sawchuk, Principal & Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader
Mr. Sawchuk, Principal & Global Procurement Advisory Practice Leader, has over 17 years of experience in supply management, working directly with Fortune 500 and midsized firms around the globe and in a variety of industries to improve all aspects of procurement, including process redesign, technology enablement, operations strategy planning, organizational change and strategic sourcing.
  • Phil McDonald, Director, Strategic Sourcing
    Phil has 30 years’ experience of expense, contract and supplier management resulting in over $50 million in cost savings over his career. Phil served as President of TAG, (The Angeles Group) User Group. TAG was a leading Telecom Expense Management software company. ITIL and CCWP certified.
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    Zycus is a leading global provider of complete Source-to-Pay suite of procurement performance solutions. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes applications for both the strategic and the operational aspects of procurement - eProcurement, eInvoicing, Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract ...
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