SIG Speaks Weekly Briefing - August 12

SIG Speaks Weekly Briefing - August 12

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

Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact On Procurement and Supply Chain

Read how GEP is breaking down some of the essential AI concepts and showcasing the game-changing applications that they believe are most relevant in procurement and the supply chain.

Benchmark & Optimize Your Spend Strategy

Gain exclusive access to a chapter highlight from Coupa’s annual benchmark report, where they look at 3 KPIs across the source-to-contract process to gauge your organization’s progress and optimize your spend strategy.

Peer2Peer Inquiries

The SIG Peer2Peer program allows members to crowdsource best practices on topics specific to their needs. Members can leverage the experience of other industry professionals by posing questions to the greater SIG community on issues they are facing within their organization. Below are the latest inquiries that you are invited to respond to. If you're not a SIG member, submit your response to Mary Zampino:

Sourcing Project Request Form

Lend your expertise to a member looking to create a project form and to refine the process of end-to-end vendor engagement process for consulting engagements.


Future of Sourcing Articles

Mudit Kumar of GEP walks us through the key dimensions of advanced data analytics in the procurement domain we should seek to understand.

Supply chain is the source of many CSR risks. Pierre-Francois Thaler discusses where to start to improve sustainability issues in your organization.

SIG Speaks Blog

SIG speaks to Steve Hughes, Chief Procurement Officer of College Board. Steve will be at the Eastern Regional SIGnature Event to present on building trust with internal and external stakeholders.


SIG University

SIG University is actively enrolling now for classes starting on September 30th. This is the last semester to attend before tuition increases in 2020. Students from companies like Symetra, TD Securities, Lincoln Financial Group, Microsoft, Bank of the West, Adobe, Florida Blue, Travelers, MUFG Union Bank, IBM and many more have been certified. Download the Curriculum Guide! Save 10% on tuition when you enroll by September 3.


Career Network

If you are looking for a new job or hoping to fill a position, please check out the SIG Career Network.


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Hailey Corr, Content Manger

Hailey is the Content Manager for Future of Sourcing and SIG. She is also SIG’s in-house yoga instructor for the Global Executive Summits. Hailey’s professional background includes sales, data analytics, social media marketing and customer relations.  Hailey holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications and Dance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.