In this week’s Art of Procurement podcast, Tony Harris, Global Vice President, Global Business Network Solutions at SAP, and host Philip Ideson discuss what today’s integrated business networks actually are and what use cases he has seen. In addition to sharing his detailed thoughts about data models, spot buying, and business networks, Tony also shares some tips for procurement leaders that want to start on their own business network design and implementation journey.
- Looking for ways to speed up the typical RFP process so that it supports the business instead of hindering progress
- Ensuring that third party services and contingent workforce providers are included in distributed sourcing and buying platforms
- Opportunities for supplier value creation associated with leveraging global business networks
Listen to the full podcast on the Art of Procurement.