ISM2018 Blog

Looking into the Future of Supply Management

May 03, 2018 / by Charlotte de Brabandt

 

Supply Chain of the Future

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you read supply chain of the future? Is it blockchain, digital technologies, AI, humanoid robots, cognitive computing such as machine learning or autonomous intelligent systems? Is it Sophia - who recently became the first robot recognized with a citizenship in Saudi Arabia?

Machines, software, heartless hardware are all around us.

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How Google Is Modernizing Supply Chains Worldwide

April 26, 2018 / by Jesse Keilhorn

 

 

In the upcoming ISM2018 show, Google’s Jesse Kielhorn, a Technical Cloud Evangelist, will be talking about the ways Google is helping to modernize supply chains across the globe.

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Discussing Challenges and Opportunities at ISM2018

 

 

Being a part of the ISM® Conference Leadership Committee (CLC) has been has been a fantastic experience. The CLC is made up of a team of Procurement and Supply Chain practitioners that have experience in multiple industries.  Our role is focused on planning the content, developing sessions and securing speakers who provide the right experience and insight for the audience.  We are expected to bring our experience and knowledge as Supply Management leaders to drive ISM to have the content that is most relevant and of interest to our attendees.

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Category Management: Tools, Techniques and Results

March 29, 2018 / by Michael Benedict

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No More Playing it by Ear When it Comes to Collaborative Negotiations

March 29, 2018 / by Steve Jeffrey

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Driving an Indirect Sourcing Transformation

March 29, 2018 / by Tim Dolan

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Organizations’ Global Leadership Depends on Supply Management’s Peak Performance

March 13, 2018 / by Tom Derry

 

Upgrade Your Knowledge to Maximize Your Value, Starting at ISM2018

“Global vision. Peak performance.” Not only is this the theme of ISM2018; it perfectly captures the reality of today’s exciting, challenging and complex supply management profession.

With responsibility for 86 percent of corporate spending, across industries, we play a critical role in our companies’ competitive positioning on the worldwide stage. The days of our focusing primarily on cost reduction are long gone. Today, we are directly involved in opening new markets, building regional and local supplier networks, activating alternate plans when supply chain disruptions occur, and improving innovation and revenue growth through our supplier relationships.

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