[ISM Webinar] Procurement in the Age of Big Data: Actionable Global Insights

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Procurement in the Age of Big Data: Actionable Global Insights
  • McKinsey calls Big Data the next frontier for innovation
  • In a recent Gartner survey, it was reported that 42% of respondents had invested in big-data technology or were planning to do so
  • Procurement Leaders 2014 Trend Report says big data could provide a new competitive advantage for companies

Procurement in the Age of Big Data:  Actionable Global InsightsAs organizations in the various sectors pursue global growth strategies that focus on expansion into new regions, they run the risk of exposure to various factors like uncertainties in the economy, supply chain disruptions, regulatory requirements etc.

To deal with these complexities, organizations are recognizing the need to create a global end-to-end system of governance and process alignment that is controlled through shared analytical measures and visibility to real-time information.

Procurement analytics are becoming even more important in this context. Please join Robert Handfield, Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University & Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and Richard Waugh, VP Corporate Development, Zycus Inc., as they talk about the role of big data analytics in delivering actionable global insights.

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2pm EDT


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