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Roadmap to a Source-to-Pay Center of Excellence View
Nov 4, 2010 - Next level performance can be attained by elevating your operating model to include a Source-to-Pay Center of Excellence (S2P COE). Beyond shared tools and methods, a S2P COE creates a new dynamic of incentives and rewards for the business and your team. During this informative leadership session, we will share tested methods and practical insights to building the blueprint of success for a Source-to-Pay COE. Register now to join this virtual roundtable.
The Untapped Value of Cash Management View
Oct 7, 2010 - Everyday countless companies allow sluggish, inefficient payment processes to stand in the way from the realization of astounding returns. Many companies choose to forgo early payment discounts which might seem inconsequential at first but which are actually untapped sources of great value. Join us to learn just how astounding the cash impact of implementing early payment discounts can be and how your company can take advantage of the possibilities they can offer.
AP Invoice Automation View
Sep 16, 2010 - 68% of invoices in large organizations are still received as paper invoices. Over the past few years, AP has been under pressure to reduce costs, deliver high performance services and increase compliance. While eProcurement solutions have made progress with top suppliers, the majority of high volume AP operations remain largely manual. Learn how to avoid those high risk "big bang" projects and instead leverage business cases that go beyond reducing staff and give 100% visibility into invoice processing. The content of this event was built by AP Professionals for AP Professionals!
AP Integration - M&A Day 1 and Beyond View
Aug 25, 2010 - Merger and Acquisitions are often an unplanned burden for Accounts Payable. This period of transition can introduce new types of operational and compliance risk, but it can also be an opportunity to elevate capabilities to the next level. What is the “day one” check list to ensure your organizational leadership, key stakeholders and AP team members are aware of what is required for a smooth transition? What are common methods to evaluate redundant AP operations? What are the best options for redundant AP staff to be offered for long term career opportunities? Are there common improvements that can made during M&A integrations? These questions and many more will be discussed by our panel of experts. Please join us for this exciting virtual round table.
The Leadership Challenge - AP, Finance and Procurement Collaboration View
Jul 21, 2010 - Today's Procure to Pay (P2P) operations are being pressured like never before to drive down operational costs, reduce staffing, increase controls and identify and realize savings opportunities. Like never before AP, Finance and Procurement are being challenged to develop new capabilities to keep up with organizational demands in a seamless, integrated manner. Our virtual round table will focus on key topics for coordination and collaboration and the necessary questions that need to be answered to drive results. Please join our panel of experienced professionals to unlock new opportunities for key P2P stakeholders.
Sourcing Improves Efficiency at US Bank View
Jun 29, 2010 - US Bank has implemented best practices to save time and money in its sourcing processes. In this webinar, procurement expert Mike Feeney will share his approach to capturing real savings. Is your company still sending out RFP's, RPI's, and RFQ's (with attachments) over email? Would you like a central repository for all your sourcing events and supplier communication? Are you looking for an affordable solution that your team and suppliers find easy to use? Do you want the option to host a Reverse Auction to complete your overall sourcing strategy? Please join us and get on the path to near-term savings.
Saving Money through AP Cash Management View
Jun 22, 2010 - What are the key considerations, methods and risks for initial and on-going invoice discounts programs? What are the pros and cons of the varied bank products (e.g., p-card, virtual cards, auctions)? What are the key communications and stakeholders that need to buy-in for success? What are the key Policy, Standards and Controls that need updating to provide a secure environment? These common questions and your interest will be discussed by our panel of experts. Please join us for this exciting virtual roundtable.
Engineering Spend Insight at Fluor View
May 19, 2010 - Over ten years ago, Fluor Procurement adopted a seven-step sourcing strategy for its center-led procurement group. Since that time Fluor continues to practice strategic sourcing for capital project materials. This year Fluor has focused on corporate procurement where Fluor spends its own funds.
Learn how Ketera's data cleansing services and Spend Analysis tool is playing a key role in classifying this on-project spend and helping to provide insight into sourcing opportunities for the corporate procurement group.
Mid-market Buying Power on the Ketera Network View
Mar 25, 2010 - Epiphany Supply Chain Solutions has launched a potent new GPO on the Ketera Network for mid-market businesses that have long sought to take advantage of group purchasing leverage. The Epiphany Buying Portal is an online procurement site that provides pre-negotiated advantageous pricing for a selected group of categories to its GPO customers.
Learn how eProcurement and invoicing technology allow world-class online requisitioning, purchasing, and invoice reconciliation with preferred pricing from recognized industry-leading suppliers across categories such as janitorial and packaging supplies, green cleaning products, office supplies, computers and peripherals, and Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO).
Impacting your Hospital's Bottom Line View
Mar 18, 2010 - How can the rev cycle and materials management departments team together to generate significant impact to a hospital’s bottom line? Through applying leading practices including data cleansing and better coordinating sourcing and charge capture efforts, hospitals can increase revenue, reduce costs and have better visibility to their data in order to sustain the improvements.
This webinar will review a case example and walk through how improved data visibility can lead to cost reduction and then can enable the rev cycle team to capture incremental patient charges. Listeners will receive leading practices that they can apply at their hospital to make immediate impact.
AMR: Savings through Network Based Procurement View
Feb 10, 2010 - Delivering bottom line results is the top priority of procurement and finance professionals, so focus on time to value is critical. In this webinar, you will learn how managing the procurement lifecycle on a network can deliver faster savings by providing real-time sourcing information and transparency, and enabling new trading partner relationships within an active, broad-based community.
Sourcing and procurement best practices have fundamentally changed through the advent of network based solutions that drive population-wide wide visibility and instantaneous access. 2010 holds the promise of an improving economy and the opportunity to leverage networks to free up working capital and deliver real-time bottom line savings. Learn how to make your procurement dollars work for you, and keep more of them.
Unlocking Value from Spend Management Investments View
Dec 10, 2009 - Far too many buying organizations have failed to actually recognize their potential (and expected) benefits from their Spend Management technology investments. Some of the root causes include: the inability to properly onboard enough participating suppliers, poor data and content quality for suppliers, or insufficient insight into spending trends. Do any of these sound familiar? Join our Webinar to help you envision a concrete action plan to remedy the situation in early 2010.
Con-way: 7 Tips for Successful eProcurement View
Nov 17, 2009 - You already know that eProcurement streamlines and automates your requisitioning, purchasing and receiving processes, but how do you maximize savings and ensure broad adoption? In this webinar presentation, you will learn about Con-way's best practices that they have implemented over the last 6 years.
Instant Savings Through Inventory Data Cleansing View
Oct 15, 2009 - Most companies have a huge data quality problem with their inventory management systems, leading to excess inventory and false stock outs. In about 30 minutes, find out how leading companies are quickly addressing this issue and improving their bottom-line.
Cutting Edge Catalog Management View
Sep 23, 2009 - In the past, many companies have enabled a small number of catalogs simply because it was too time consuming and resource intensive to enable a supplier. Today's technology enables buyers to take the opposite approach and enable large numbers of suppliers. Everything from the local sandwich shop to your major suppliers can now be enabled quickly and efficiently at a low cost. This step is essential to truly and purchasing systems.