Breakout 01 - Critical Success Factors for a Resilient Future

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 12:20

With 2020 firmly in the rear-view, and a constant state of "never normal" becoming, well, normal, what are some of the critical success factors for a resilient future for procurement? In this session, GEP will discuss a host of factors including supplier risk, data, analytics, budget, new technology and more, all things that procurement will need to consider to ensure resiliency not just now, but for the future. 

You will learn:

  • Key trends that will determine the development of procurement
  • The role of data and data management in the creation of a resilient business
  • How new concepts are connecting procurement, finance and operations more closely than ever


Paul Blake

Director, Product Marketing

Paul Blake leads technology product marketing at GEP and is responsible for the promotion of the GEP Software platform. He has worked in technology for over 35 years and has been involved in the development of business software solutions since before the advent of the internet. Paul ran the development team that delivered Europe’s first B2B trading platform in the 1990s and has implemented eCommerce networks on three continents in the early 2000s, and having spent the last decade at GEP he has long-term experience of the trends and developments in B2B software that affect industry.

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