Procurement in the Age of Big Data: Actionable Global Insights
Delivered May 21, 2014
Don't miss this Free, 1-hour STREAMING ONLY Web event hosted by ISM and sponsored by Zycus.
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As organizations pursue global growth strategies, they are exposed to various risk factors such as economic uncertainty, supply chain disruption, and complex regulatory requirements, among others. They are increasingly turning to powerful analytics and the real-time insights they provide, as the most effective means of mitigating and managing risk while simultaneously capitalizing on opportunity.
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.
- McKinsey calls Big Data The next frontier for innovation
- In a recent Gartner survey, 42% of respondents had already invested in big-data technology or were planning to do so
- Procurement Leaders 2014 Trend Report says big data could provide a new source of competitive advantage
VP Corporate Development
Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management
North Carolina State University & Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative
Nora Neibergall, CPSM
Senior Vice President
Institute for Supply Management®