Aligning procurement and finance to reduce cost, improve efficiencies and increase cash flow

How can spend management technology improve collaboration, insight and control for both procurement and finance departments?

25 February - 12pm GMT
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Expert Reports

WNS partnered with CIPS to poll 300 European and global firms across a broad range of company sizes and industries to gain insights into the mindset of the best performing procurement organisations.  

The plan was to examine the relationship between value and alignment and to use that to develop a new, more dynamic best-in-class benchmark for the industry. Read this expert report to discover the results.

For forward-thinking CPOs, digital transformation provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to change the reputation of procurement as the department that says 'No' to one that has the strategic influence it deserves. That’s a generous reward for not much risk.

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with VendorPanel, to find out more.

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with Determine as we discuss why in a volatile, technologically-driven marketplace, making sure you are playing by the rules is critical if companies are to avoid hefty fines, reputational damage and the erosion of trust

Webinars

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Join this Supply Management Insider webinar, produced in partnership with Determine, as we explore how spend management technology can improve collaboration, insight and control for both procurement and finance departments

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    Sophie Pope Director, UK and Nordics, Determine a Corcentric company
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    Jacki Buist (moderator) Deputy Editor, Supply Management magazine
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Join this insightful webinar, to hear experts from GEP and Supply Management Insider discuss adoption of advanced analytics in procurement and how it can enable faster, more effective decision-making. They will also explore the role of AI and other cognitive technologies in delivering business insights at scale. 

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    Mudit Kumar Senior Director, Consulting, GEP
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    Jacki Buist (moderator) Deputy Editor, Supply Management magazine

Surveys

While pump prices continue to increase, it may sometimes feel like managing the cost and purchase of fuel is out of your control. Yet there is great potential for cost-saving in this area, despite the rise in fuel costs. So what are you doing to monitor and analyse your fuel costs? And how do you monitor business travel costs in general?
With freelance and contingent workers increasing rapidly in recent years, and legislation facing private sector organisations threatening significant fines for non-compliance, your services procurement responsibilities are evolving rapidly. In the face of this changing landscape, a contingent workforce management solution is necessary. How prepared are you for updating your approach to the contingent workforce?
The ongoing process of identifying risk, assessing impact and mitigating risk is an important one for procurement professionals. We want to know how you ensure that the right people have the right information at the right time, what your biggest challenges are and how to boost your risk management in the future.