Discuss, debate and exchange ideas on latest trends and opportunities in the Business Process Management (BPM) landscape. Deliberate on adding “business value” to clients, vendors, employees and various other stakeholders to enhance customer satisfaction and sustain long term partnerships.

December 20, 2018

AI enabled Negotiations: Are we on board yet ?

Negotiations are an integral aspect to business, in sourcing and procurement it plays a very critical role as it saves cost and gets the best deal possible. As automation and technology are drastically changing business processes, has the act of negotiation evolved along with the digitization that is sweeping the industry or does it still remain the same ?

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November 15, 2018

Automate or Standardize

"To automate or standardize" a relevant question in today's business process management resonates closely with a 400-year-old soliloquy from Shakespeare - "To be or not to be". 

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October 25, 2018

Women- The new trailblazers in Procurement and Supply Chain transformation.

Women have started making a positive impact in traditionally male-dominated segments of Supply Chain like procurement, warehousing and logistics. Industrial sectors such as manufacturing and mining etc. have also started opening up more and more avenues for women. companies have also started to integrate women into top management roles. Procurement too has seen women performing well at all levels starting from Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Officers, Contracts Officer, Buyers, Sourcing Leads and Purchasing Assistant to Consulting, Transformational, Change Management and Category Management Roles.

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September 24, 2018

The Procurement Manager's Guide to GDPR

Everything you have wanted to know about GDPR and how it impacts you as a Procurement Manager.

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September 21, 2018

Rome and Data Can't Be Built in a Day

Data holds the title of the 'most important resource' and its position is getting stronger by the day. Many companies have realized the importance of data and its impact on corporate decisions, strategy and design. Even decisions on technology and tools are based on what companies want from their data.

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August 28, 2018

10 Ways in Which Virtual Assistants/ Chatbots Can Deliver Major Value for Procurement

The advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Smart learning capabilities and Natural Language Processing (NLP), compounded by an ever-increasing user expectation for personalized and real-time interactions - has opened up a new world of opportunities for revolutionizing the user experience.

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August 24, 2018

Digital Procurement - Part 2

A wave of digital disruption is upon us and we are all being impacted. While this disruption is being led by a few organizations, the ones getting disrupted are trying hard to transform themselves and stay relevant. Most of these organizations are working on their digital transformation strategies to develop new products and services to improve their digital customer's experience. 

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August 21, 2018

Integrating People, Process and Technology

People, process and technology are the key components of our outsourcing world. These entities interact with each other through data exchange and we are talking about a lot of data exchange. Automation and advanced analytics are the best bet to optimize interactivity and in designing business improvement measures from a strategic perspective. 

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