This Month at SIG – November 2020

Here's your monthly update on the latest thought leadership, networking events and training with SIG.

After wrapping up the 59th Global Executive Summit, we are excited to bring you even more resources and connect you with a network of people to help you be your best.  


Summit Resources On-Demand

Following each Summit, we publish an anthology that provides a snapshot of every Summit presentation and also includes speakers’ contact information if you’d like to follow up with them. The 2020 Global Executive Summit hosted over 40 keynote and breakout sessions.

This is a great resource for an overview of the content to share with your team members who were not able to attend and to demonstrate key takeaways and ROI to your executive team. This is a benefit of membership, so if you’re not a member inquire today!

Finish the Year Strong

As we near the end of 2020, one lesson is clear: Sourcing and procurement teams equipped with advanced skills, technologies and best practices not only weathered supply chain disruptions but were able to pivot and innovate.

As we enter 2021, the rehiring wave will focus on procurement professionals with modern and diverse skillsets based on today’s best practices. Understanding the current business landscape will be essential to secure your future.

SIG University is enrolling for programs that start in January and February. The free curriculum guide will provide you with detailed information on all four programs, including strategic sourcing, supplier management, third-party risk management and intelligent process automation. Prefer to go at your own pace? Inquire about the new self-paced option.

On the Agenda: Transformation and Talent Optimization

There’s still time to register for our upcoming digital SIGnature Event on November 5. The theme for the event is Transformation and Talent Optimization. Senior-level and above delegates will take part in an executive roundtable hosted by JAGGAER to discuss leading through change. Meanwhile, teams will take part in a deep-dive training session with two Arizona State University researchers on implementing change and managing resistance.

Calling All CPOs

On November 19, SIG and GEP are bringing together CPOs to discuss topics of importance to senior leaders. Attendance is limited for this digital event. Let us know if you are interested in attending by registering in advance.

This interactive digital event is delivered in an open-mic, collaborative format for a personal and targeted discussion. The entire meeting will last for two hours, beginning at 1:00 pm ET/10:00 am PT.

Up-to-the-Minute Industry News

SIG is partnering with SmartBrief, the leading online publisher of targeted business news that summarizes only the most important industry developments from more than 10,000 major media outlets, regional newspapers, trade publications and blogs. Subscribe to this new newsletter curated specifically for professionals in our industry.

Townhall Workshop

Join us for a townhall discussion to learn more about a unique partnership opportunity with ENGAIZ – a technology start-up that helps organizations engage, govern and mitigate third-party risks in an efficient and effective manner by leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). 

This is your chance to talk with the best minds in the industry to get answers to specific questions about joining SIG and Engaiz’s 12-week proof-of-concept workshop.  

You can learn more about SIG’s partnership with Engaiz and this unique opportunity to strengthen your organization’s third-party risk program on our partnership page


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Stacy Mendoza, Senior Marketing Manager

Stacy Mendoza is a senior marketing professional. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, a proposal writing certificate from The Graduate School in Washington, D.C., and is Inbound Certified through Hubspot Academy. Connect with her on LinkedIn.