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Upcoming Webinars


AP Automation and Invoice Compliance in a Global Economy
March 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM PT | 12:00AM ET

AP automation strengthens supplier relationships, uses resources more effectively, and reduces business risk - however organizations, whether international or domestic, must have a solid understanding of compliance in the invoicing process to achieve straight through processing.

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Cutting through the Noise: A Pragmatic Look at Artificial Intelligence's impact on Spend Management
March 8, 2017 | 8:00 AM PT | 11:00AM ET

It seems like everywhere you look, artificial intelligence and machine learning are being talked about. During this live webinar, we'll cut through the noise and explore practical applications of machine learning in spend management.

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Trends Facing Procurement Leaders in 2017
February 28, 2017 | 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET

With procurement evolving into a much more strategic function as technology advances, spend management professionals are facing new challenges and opportunities. With the march toward the cloud continues, as does the drive to innovate with data how will 2017 impact today's procurement professional?

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Past Webinars


How Benchmarking Helps the CFO Optimize Spend Management
February 16, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 P.M. ET

Senior finance executives often have a gut feeling about whether the spend-management efforts at their companies are optimized, but there’s no substitute for hard numbers when it comes to ensuring operational excellence. This Webcast will gather a group of finance and technology experts to discuss (1) why benchmarking is used by forward-looking finance chiefs to optimize spend-management efforts and (2) what critical key performance indicators should be used to benchmark and improve performance.

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A Guide to Spend Management Success
The Importance of Benchmarking in Understanding Your Spend Management Success
January 26, 2017 | 8am PST/11pm EST

In this webinar, a panel of industry leaders will discuss the important role benchmarking plays in their success and what critical KPIs should be used to benchmark and improve performance for operational excellence in 2017 and beyond. The panel of experts will share their key performance indicators that help them drive savings and improve operational efficiency.

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Public Procurement Performance – Leveraging Supplier Capabilities
In partnership with Public Spend Forum
December 13, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar we will walk through some critical practices for realizing public procurement desired outcomes, and methods for leveraging supplier capabilities

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Die neue Einfachheit der SAP-Integration von Procure-to-Pay-Cloud-Lösungen
In partnership with BME Leaders
December 8, 2016

Der BME und die Swiss Re Management Ltd. präsentieren Ihnen im BIP-Webinar am 08.12.2016, weshalb eine einfache ERP-Integration von P2P-Cloud-Lösungen entscheidend für eine hohe Benutzerakzeptanz im Unternehmen ist.

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Big Ideas Shaping Supply in 2017
In partnership with Procurement Leaders
December 6, 2016 | 7am PST/10am EST

In this webinar we took a look at 2017 and what it holds, both from the perspective of how new technologies will change the procurement organization, but also how the supplier’s world is changing and what implications that will have for the buyer-seller relationship.

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Purchase to Pay Navigator Report
In partnership with PayStream Advisors
November 30, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar Jimmy LeFever, PayStream Advisors’ Research Director and Navigator model creator, and Donna Wilczek, VP of Strategy & Product Marketing at Coupa, reviewed the results of PayStream Advisors' forthcoming 2016 Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) Navigator report and discussed the latest P2P developments impacting organizations like yours.

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CPO Roundtable: Strategies to Engage the CFO and Make Spend Management a Business Imperative
In partnership with Ardent Partners
November 9, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar, a panel comprised of three procurement leaders will offer up a series of actionable recommendations that can help improve procurement performance in the near-term and help build a foundation for a productive and thriving, long-term finance-procurement partnership.

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Keeping it Together: The Importance of Procurement and Finance Collaboration in a Cost-Conscious Environment
In partnership with The Faculty
October 18, 2016 | 11am AEST/9am SGT (October 17, 2016 | 5pm PST)

In this webinar, experts from The Faculty interviewed Renee Harold and Ashley Carey from Ausdrill about how they developed best-practice collaboration between their functions in a cost-conscious environment.

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Turbo Charge your ERP
October 13, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar, guest speaker Duncan Jones, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester explored the importance behind reducing dependence on larger incumbent software solutions and the benefits a SaaS spend management solution can bring to any strategic spend initiative. Following Duncan’s industry overview, Mike Greenwood, Director – Accounting Information, USANA discussed how they extended their Oracle ERP with Coupa to drive user adoption and improve operational efficiency in their spend management processes.

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How Technology Can Improve Public Procurement
In partnership with Public Spend Forum
September 29, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar we walk through why so many organizations - from the smallest municipalities to the largest federal agencies - are looking toward procurement solutions to improve their effectiveness and achieve their desired outcomes.

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Controlling Spend Without Choking Off Growth
In partnership with Purchasing Insight
September 21, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Rapid business growth can be chaotic, but your financial and purchasing processes can’t afford to be. Can you implement more control without slowing the pace and limiting growth? In this webinar, Pete Loughlin of Purchasing Insight explored industry best practices to drive consistent growth while Burke Hill shared his experience implementing new systems and processes at insidesales.com.

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The Digitalization of Procurement & Finance
In partnership with IDC
September 20, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST – presented in Spanish

Now, more than ever, Procurement and IT leaders must join forces to drive innovative collaboration to achieve this evolving business need. In this webinar, Javier Carnevali (CPO) and Oscar Nafarrate (CIO) of Grupo Herdez provide a real-life case study highlighting the importance of the CPO and CIO relationship in next generation spend management and share their experiences and road to spend optimization as a team.

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Why Procurement and IT Should NOT Select Procurement Technology
In partnership with Spend Matters
September 13, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this webinar, Spend Matters Chief Research Officer Pierre Mitchell and H&R Block VP Finance Todd Dooley discuss the journey toward value-based evaluation where internal stakeholders are a key part of the selection journey.

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Digital Transformation & Spend Management
August 30, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar we explore the impact digital transformation has on spend management. Patrick Connaughton from The Hackett Group presents a newly developed framework to help business leaders manage their digital transition while Paul Tuxford (CIO, Global Fund) discusses his experience with leveraging IT investments for success.

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5 Metrics That a Successful Function Should Track
In partnership with Procurement Leaders
August 9, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

In this webinar, Geoff Parsons, former CPO for Deloitte Canada, discusses his experience transforming procurement organizations and operational processes by tracking metrics that deliver real, quantifiable value.

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Addressing the Changing Landscape of M&A and Diversification
In partnership with Proformative
August 9, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

Explore the changing landscape of M&A and Diversification during this 1-hour webcast. Ron Pachura, VP of Finance Transformation for Fiserv, will discuss his experiences and give clear and practical advice you can use to help keep your sanity during the process.

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Transform Sourcing from a Back-Office Function to a Source of Competitive Advantage
In partnership with SIG
July 26, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Explore how you can make your sourcing team more strategic and enable them to avoid off-contract spend, garner the best pricing the market can offer and improve the acquisition process and supplier performance.

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Analytics Deep Dive: Identify Opportunities and Eliminate Bottlenecks
In partnership with SIG
June 30, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

In this live webcast learn how you can deliver real time actionable insights that help you identify problems and make better spend decisions, while leveraging an intuitive interface for seamless reporting and greater visibility into your spend.

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Everything you wanted to know about e-invoicing…but were too afraid to ask!
In partnership with Spend Matters UK
June 9, 2016

In this webinar, Peter Smith (Managing Editor, Spend Matters UK) and Markus Hornburg (VP, Coupa) explore important questions and considerations before starting an e-invoicing project.

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Invoicing & Supplier Management – The Path to AP Automation
In partnership with SIG
June 7, 2016 |  8am PST/11am EST

How do you improve invoice efficiency and increase invoicing compliance? How do you strengthen supplier relationships with self-service options? How do you save your AP department valuable time that frees them up to be more strategic? In this webinar we explore these questions and more.

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How Molina Healthcare created an end-to-end P2P process
In partnership with SharedServicesLink
June 2, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Susie West (CEO, sharedserviceslink) and Bryce Berg (VP Business Services, Molina Healthcare) discuss how Molina was able to align processes, systems, KPIs and cultures across finance and procurement - and have reaped big rewards

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Supplier Management – Your ERP Can’t Do It Alone
June 1, 2016 | 8am PST/11am EST

Amy Fong (Associate Principal, The Hackett Group) shares research on the Supplier Information Management (SIM) market while JR Miller (SVP Finance, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) describes how his organization is effectively tackling their supplier management challenges.

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Financial Agility, Visibility, and Control – The Secret is SaaS
In partnership with CFO.com
May 24, 2016 | 9am PST/12pm EST

Liz Herbert (VP, Forrester Research) and Mark Verbeck (CFO, Saba Software) discuss how, when and where should finance professionals consider SaaS for their growing operations.

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