This Month at SIG – February

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January saw record low temperatures all over the country and February shows no signs of easing up! Make the most of your time inside by getting caught up on the latest industry research from the experts at GEP, Coupa, Forrester and RapidRatings. Or if you’re itching to get outside the office, consider attending the Executive Immersion Program in New York City on February 7.

Executive Immersion Program with Morgan Lewis

Morgan Lewis Offices, New York City
February 7

The powerhouse team from Morgan Lewis Law will be holding a masterclass on contract drafting, complex negotiations and artificial intelligence in sourcing. Morgan Lewis Partner Edward Hansen draws from his years of experience to discuss the principles of contracting and how to negotiate a transformational deal. You can expect controversial topics and lively discussions.

This interactive masterclass will include direct examples from experienced and innovative industry leaders who focus on information technology-enabled transformation as well as customer and vendor outsourcing deal management. This workshop is specifically designed for business leaders, practitioner sourcing professionals, and in-house counsel who work together to create value for their organizations.

New Industry Research

Addressing the Services Spend Management Challenge

Coupa Software commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the state of services and contingent workforce management, addressing the unique set of challenges firms face, the kinds of software tools needed to support services spending, and the internal adoption and usage of these tools.

 

Promote Supply Chain Risk Visibility and Resilience with Financial Health Analytics

When critical supply chain partners are financially weak, they become more likely to be the source of unpleasant surprises: missed deadlines, unmet requirements or disruptions. To avoid surprises, companies can leverage risk management strategies and predictive analytics to gain visibility into latent supply chain risks.

Thought Leadership Webinar

Procurement & Supply Chain Outlook: Business and Technology Trends to Watch in 2019
February 21

SIG and GEP are teaming up in this webinar to help you sort through the hype to analyze the latest economic and technological developments and translate them into concrete recommendations to prepare you for a successful year ahead.

  • Hear about the latest global business and macroeconomic trends and their implications for procurement and supply chain management.
  • Learn about the newest disruptive technologies and their impact on operations.
  • Get tips for navigating market volatility, managing risk and providing agile responses to unforeseen shocks.

 

 

Stacy Mendoza, Digital Marketing Specialist

Stacy Mendoza is a Digital Marketing Specialist with Sourcing Industry Group (SIG). Stacy began her career in market research as an editor for Hart Research Associates in Washington, D.C. Since moving back to Florida in 2014, she has worked in marketing and public relations, specializing in content creation, media relations and crisis communications. Stacy is a passionate volunteer who donates her time to help nonprofits develop marketing strategies and awareness campaigns. Stacy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Follow her on Twitter and tweet at @SIG_Stacy.