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Procurement at the Crossroads: How Digital Trends, Risks, and Value-Creating Opportunities Are Redefining the Role of Procurement in the Digital Age

April 2017 | Research Report

As technologies evolve, procurement’s added value will lie less in cost savings and more in strategic leadership. The future of procurement requires investing in critical competencies and key enablers to ensure competitive advantage in a digital age. 

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Transforming People and Organizations for a Digital World

27 April, 2017 | Special Webcast

In today’s hypercompetitive digital economy, organizations are challenged to transform to survive and grow. But digital transformation is easier said than done. Join Korn Ferry to learn how 428 organizations measure up on their ability to transform. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Conferences/Events

The 5th Annual Fundamentals of Designing, Building and Implementing Shared Services Seminar
07 June, 2017 (New York, NY)

The Risk Management and Resilience Seminar
07 - 08 June, 2017 (New York, NY)

16th Annual Sustainability Summit
18 - 19 July, 2017 (New York, NY)

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Publications

Procurement at the Crossroads: How Digital Trends, Risks, and Value-Creating Opportunities Are Redefining the Role of Procurement in the Digital Age
April 2017 | Research Report

As technologies evolve, procurement’s added value will lie less in cost savings and more in strategic leadership. The future of procurement requires investing in critical competencies and key enablers to ensure competitive advantage in a digital age. 

Fixing America’s Roads and Bridges:The Path Forward
April 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

Transportation is a critical aspect of the US economy but capital investments in this important infrastructure are not keeping pace. In this policy brief, CED recommends actions to address the challenges facing America’s surface transportation system.

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Webcasts

Window On Trade
26 April, 2017 | Special Webcast

This panel discussion with The Conference Board and external experts focuses on the recent shift toward protectionist sentiments: What is happening around the globe? What does it mean for global trade and value chains? And how should business respond? CPE credit available

Transforming People and Organizations for a Digital World
27 April, 2017 | Special Webcast

In today’s hypercompetitive digital economy, organizations are challenged to transform to survive and grow. But digital transformation is easier said than done. Join Korn Ferry to learn how 428 organizations measure up on their ability to transform. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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