This Month at SIG – June 2020

June updates from SIG.

It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through 2020! Given everything that's happened this year, it's likely that the goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year have changed - and that's okay. No matter what you seek to accomplish, whether it's pushing ahead or navigating a new normal, SIG is here to help you start Q3 with a bang.

Calling all CPOs!

Senior procurement executives are invited to join this monthly virtual meeting to find solutions to challenges that procurement leaders are facing today. These single-topic discussions are delivered in an open-mic, collaborative format for a personal and targeted discussion.

With a maximum of 15 attendees, this two-hour session will cover topics relevant to CPO and executive-level procurement practitioners across industries. You are invited to join the discussion and share your experiences, ask questions and share your expertise with the group.

Space is Limited, Reserve Your Spot>>

Recession-Proof your Career

A SIG University certification on your resume will make you stand out and demonstrate your expertise. Earn your certification at a discounted rate when you enroll and pay prior to June 6! SIG University’s curriculum is unique and delivered entirely online. Students learn from real-world sourcing and risk events that are taught by senior industry practitioners. Graduates are equipped with the resources and knowledge to add value immediately. 

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Are you traveling for business?

SIG is requesting input from our community to benchmark the current state of business travel as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please respond to our short survey. Your responses will be completely anonymous. 

Take the Survey>>

Learn Something New in Just One Hour

SIG’s thought leadership webinars connect you with industry thought leaders and experts who are on top of the latest technology, trends and issues impacting the industry. Can’t make it? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording.

Driving Performance in Supplier Due Diligence

Presented by: SAP Ariba and EcoVadis
June 2

Join Frank Omare, Senior Director, Global Value Advisory at SAP Ariba, and Daniel Perry, Global Alliances Director at EcoVadis, to discuss due diligence, supply chain sustainability and supplier relationship management.

Drive Due Diligence>>

Buy vs. Build - How Lennox International Drives Process Improvements with a Supplier Master Data Management Strategy

Presented by: apexanalytix and Lennox
June 9

Lennox International’s senior IT Manager Chantel Arnett will share the company’s digital transformation journey utilizing an automated supplier onboarding and management portal over the current multi-domain master data management solution.

Join the Journey>>

Maximizing Supplier Impact with Scout, featuring Uber

Presented by: Scout RFP, a Workday Company
June 11

Join this discussion with to measure, monitor and improve your supplier engagement for stronger partnerships, use tools like supplier scorecards and manage your supplier relationships.

Maximize Your Impact>>

Managing Costs During Disruptions: How AI and ML Give Unique Insights into Contracts with Suppliers

Presented by: ElectrifAI
June 16

Applying AI to procurement data can yield insights into specific contracted suppliers. This webinar with ElectrifAI’s Michael Fox and Roland Simon will show you how AI and machine learning have become leading tools to assist in unlocking insights, highlight opportunities for supplier contracts to protect the business relationship and reduce spend.

Apply AI to Your Data>>

Spotlight Content

Procurement Experts Outlook - 2020 And Beyond

The 10 most influential thought leaders on the future of procurement amid crisis will help you plan and execute your future strategies. Learn about procurement priorities for 2020, key focus areas for CPOs, sustainable procurement, the ultimate CPO checklist and more.

Plan Your Strategy>>

Nine Practical Things You Need to do to Improve Supply Chain Performance Right Now

SAP Ariba outlines the nine steps you can take right now to keep business moving during a supply chain disruption. By adopting guidance that pacesetters use to navigate other forms of disruption, you can confidently lead your supply chain through change, now and in the future.

Get the 9 Steps>>

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Stacy Mendoza, Senior Marketing Manager

Stacy Mendoza is a Senior Marketing Manager with Sourcing Industry Group (SIG). She began her career as an editor for a Washington, D.C.-based market research firm where she worked on projects for political campaigns, nonprofits, and major corporations and brands. Since 2014, she has assumed progressive levels of responsibility in leading marketing and public relations campaigns and specializes in content creation, social media marketing, data analytics, media relations and crisis communications. Stacy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, a certificate in proposal writing from The Graduate School in Washington, D.C., and is Inbound Certified through Hubspot Academy. Follow her on Twitter and tweet at @SIG_Stacy.