UAE: Digital Nation

Ranjit Rajan, a thought leader on the impact of digital transformation on economies, business, and the tech industry with a specialization in the emerging markets of the Middle East and Africa is also the co-author of Digital Nation: How the United Arab Emirates is building a future based on tech innovation, along with Dr Saeed Aldaheri…

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Issue 10 of CPOstrategy is live!

Here we are with issue 10 of CPOstrategy. Our cover star this issue is Michael Leiken, Senior Director, Spend Management at Lending Tree, as we explore the procurement…

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3 key tips for cyber insecurity

A new report from  Specops Software into the rise of cybercrime has revealed the countries most at risk of falling victim. It is revealed that the Netherlands were…

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Podcast: Making procurement cool with Mike Cadiuex

The latest episode of the Digital Insight welcomes Michael Cadieux, a procurement industry fanatic obsessed with making procurement cool, and the founder of Procurement Foundry, to pick apart…

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Issue 9 of CPOstrategy is live!

Read the latest issue here!  This month’s exclusive cover story features an interview with John Adams, Group CPO of Barratt Developments. We travelled down to Barratt’s London office…

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Does the digital bank actually exist yet?

The rise of innovative technologies in finance naturally sparked an interest in digital banking. No wonder it has become a catch-all thing – while the competition in disruption…

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The three trends that shaped fintech in 2019

In 2019, fintech – technologies and innovations in finance competing with traditional services – experienced a surge in both the user numbers and the size of its market….

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4 fintech predictions for 2020

2019 has marked another period of skyrocketing development in fintech. Predicted to have the annual growth rate of 24.8% over the next few years, fintech is becoming an increasingly competitive market space for both…

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Lisa Moyle, VC Innovations: Embrace innovation

Lisa Moyle, Director of Strategy at VC Innovations, discusses the disruptive market of financial services, and she explores what it means to seek out and embrace innovation, whether…

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Making Supplier Assurance effective in the supply chain

Laura Greenwood, Third-party Assurance Consultant at Crossword Cybersecurity PLC, explains how to approach Supplier Assurance and its management, as it becomes increasing important to procurement professionals. Businesses are facing continual…

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Why Supply Chains are a huge cyber risk

Cyber security attacks happen almost daily, impacting SMEs to multinational corporate companies. The majority of the attacks and data breaches can be found coming from the same place…

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APMs for B2B payments – buzzword or next big thing?

Despite delivering convenience, speed and a better user experience in the consumer payments market, alternative payment methods (APMs) feature less prominently in the world of B2B transactions. It’s…

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Marketing’s procurement challenge

Media spend is a major expense for many companies. To maximise effectiveness marketing and procurement must work together says David Indo, CEO of ID Comms. Procurement has often…

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Welcome to the winter issue of CPO Strategy!

Read the latest issue here! Our exclusive cover story this month is Martin Lee, Chief Procurement Officer at KPMG, as he explores how a procurement transformation, centred around…

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Black Friday’s Blind Spot

Poor demand planning expected to drive massive errors this Black Friday By: Robert Byrne, VP Supply Chain Solutions at E2open The festive season is the season for stuffing….

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Digitalised data: sustaining the supply chain

From fragmented thinking, to out of date infrastructures and poor processes, there is a long list of reasons why supply chains can become unsustainable. But, according to a…

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Six ways to retain procurement leaders

It’s a familiar story. A new procurement manager has been recruited and everyone is very excited. Their track record is impressive, their ideas visionary, and they bring fresh…

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John Rossman: Think like Amazon

John Rossman, managing partner at Rosman Partners, explores the concept of digital transformation and his book Think Like Amazon. With companies constantly referring to the Amazon effect, John…

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5 shifts in procurement for 2020 and beyond

With constant innovation and marketplaces changing faster than ever before, procurement is undergoing its own transformation. Increasingly, companies are looking to support faster, decentralised procurement functions that will…

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Inside InsureTech Connect with Jay Weintraub

Jay Weintraub, founder and CEO of InsureTech Connect explores the digital transformation of insurance, and what makes InsureTech Connect the largest, most focused and relevant gathering of insurance…

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Gartner’s 5 shifts in procurement for 2020 and beyond

With constant innovation and marketplaces changing faster than ever before, procurement is undergoing its own transformation. Increasingly, companies are looking to support faster, decentralised procurement functions that will…

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Innovation and digitisation: change is good

Ian Moyse, EMEA Sales Director at Natterbox Limited outlines one of the most important skill sets in the modern age: the need for acceptance and receptiveness of innovation…

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5 ways in which AI is disrupting procurement

In a world awash with a seemingly never-ending list of technology buzzwords such as automation, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to name a few, AI is one…

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USAF’s Frank Konieczny: remaining mission-focused

Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer at the US Air Force (USAF), discusses the importance of remaining mission-focused in an ever-evolving technological world. Prefer this in an audio format?…

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Top 5 procurement influencers

With direct access to audiences across a global stage, social media has redefined the idea of influencers. Looking to tap into and explore this ever-growing resource, industry giants…

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Exclusive podcast with CSI’s Neill Hart

Neill Hart, Head of Productivity and Programs at Computer Systems Integration (CSI), speaks exclusively to The Digital Insight about how the company has moved beyond simple systems integration…

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Tableau 2019.2 redefines the location data conversation

As location data continues to dictate customer interactions, Tableau Software redefines the data driven conversation, following the unveiling of its latest next-generation mapping capabilities that will enhance how…

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