Gain Third Party Intelligence for Advanced Third Party Management webinar

March 09, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm America/New_York
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Buyers Meeting Point - Kelly Barner - Twitter


Value Chain Group - Sherry Gordon


MetricStream - Swapnil Srivastav


Institute for Supply Management

Attendance Fee

The business environment, in which companies operate now, is highly uncertain and volatile. This makes third-party risks difficult to identify and mitigate in time, leading to serious issues which affect an organization’s profitability and reputation.

The complexity of supply chains, continuously evolving industry regulations, and growing dependencies on products globally provide the impetus to develop third-party intelligence and improve risk awareness. Companies are required to scrutinize their third-party relationships to mitigate critical risks and comply with industry mandates.

Third-party intelligence provides insights on risks that require immediate action, escalation or continuous monitoring. The recognition of potential risks and gaps enable the companies to seek appropriate relationships with third parties in order to mitigate the identified risks. This improves business responsiveness and mitigates loss impact.

Why attend this webinar:

1. Improving visibility of third-party risks, compliance and performance

2. Managing third-party risks in the extended ecosystem

3. How technology plays an important role in improving third-party intelligence

More information about the speakers:

Value Chain Group - Sherry Gordon - President - Twitter

Sherry Gordon is President of Value Chain Group, a consulting firm that helps customers and their suppliers improve performance. Ms. Gordon is a leading authority on supplier evaluation and supplier performance management. She was Founder and CEO of Valuedge, a supplier performance management software firm acquired by Emptoris (now part of IBM). Before starting Valuedge, she developed from inception then ran the New England Suppliers Institute, an organization focused on improving customer-supplier business relationships and on using lean enterprise practices and customer-supplier collaboration to improve performance. She held positions with several manufacturing companies and management consulting firms. In addition to supply management, Gordon has a functional background in quality and materials management, and expertise and experience in supplier development, continuous improvement methodologies and lean enterprise. She is the author of the highly-regarded book, Supplier Evaluation and Performance Excellence: A Guide to Meaningful Metrics and Successful Results. Ms Gordon is a director on the Board of ISM's Supply Chain Risk Management Group. Ms. Gordon earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan, M.A. from Columbia University, and an MBA from Simmons College School of Management.

MetricStream - Swapnil Srivastav - Assistant Marketing Manager - Twitter

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