SIG Speaks Weekly Briefing - September 23

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

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.

7 Sourcing Business Models for Sourcing Effectiveness

This article outlines seven sourcing business models that organizations should consider to improve their sourcing effectiveness and get the best results from supplier relationships.

SIG University

LAST CHANCE! There's still time to register for the upcoming semester of SIG University before the tuition increases in 2020. 

Lock in the lowest tuition rates for the certification programs that are entirely online to fit your busy lifestyle.

Future of Sourcing Articles

This October, the Future of Sourcing Awards will celebrate seasoned veterans whose thought leadership and innovative work in the sourcing field have made a transformative difference over the course of their career. Read about Sourcing Star Finalist Canda S. Rozier who was one of the first female CPOs in the industry and a true trailblazer.

As the global marketplace for corporate real estate and facilities services has matured, so has the availability of qualified service providers, but the availability of qualified suppliers is far from universal. What are the factors you should consider when venturing on a first-generation outsourcing initiative far from home?

Thought Leadership Webinar - Closing the Gap On P2P Digital Transformation

Join Ivalua and The Hackett Group, Tuesday, September 24 at 1:00pm, to learn about the Top Performer companies that are embracing emerging technologies and driving strategic value. The Hackett Group will share key findings from their 2019 P2P study including P2P KPIs and you'll hear a little about Ivalua procure-to-pay software.

Thought Leadership Webinar - Making Magic: How P2P Makes the Complex Appear Easy

Join Zycus, Tuesday, September 26 at 1:00pm, to peek behind the curtain to see how the magic is made by examining what the Magic Quadrant reveals about today's P2P, which critical capabilities users value and what the real-world use cases look like.

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.