Scoutbee Joins Forces with Leading Industry Experts for New Webinar Series


Scoutbee Joins Forces with Leading Industry Experts for New Webinar Series

Renowned speakers from SIG, The Hackett Group, Spend Matters, Procurement Foundry and more will address today’s biggest challenges facing procurement 

BERLIN — December 5, 2022 — Scoutbee, the leading AI-powered supplier intelligence and discovery platform, today announced its new webinar series that will address the most pressing issues facing procurement and supply chain since COVID-19 including recession management, supply continuity, ESG and supplier diversity. 

In association with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the five-part series will run from December 13, 2022, to December 2023 and is designed to help procurement professionals apply data and technology to boost productivity, agility and implement ESG goals within their organizations.

Attendees will hear from a stellar line-up of industry analysts from Spend Matters and The Hackett Group, thought leaders from the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) and Procurement Foundry, as well as representatives from Scoutbee’s customers, partner ecosystem and Scoutbee’s Strategic Advisory Board

The webinar series will kick off with a session that addresses supply chain risk. The remaining four webinars, which will be announced in early 2023, will get to the bottom of other key procurement issues.  

  • Supply Chain Risk: Addressing Regional Complexities with an Understanding of Global Impact (December 13, 9-10 AM ET / 3-4 PM CET): In this session, attendees will learn to identify and understand global impact data points and draft a concise strategy that will enable them to drive proactive risk management and mitigation within their organizations. Jon Hansen, Chief Editor at Procurement Insights, Dawn Tiura, President and CEO at SIG, Justin Drees, Vice President of Product at Scoutbee and Harald Nitschinger, Co-founder and Managing Director at Prewave will guide attendees through the topics. They’ll share insights on how procurement professionals can get the right stakeholders on their side even before designing a strategy, and how technology can be an enabler of impactful and purposeful procurement. 

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“Times are changing. Today, factors such as risk mitigation, ESG insights and supplier diversity – to name a few – tend to take precedence in procurement leaders’ daily activities and they don’t always know where to start,” said Roger D. Blumberg, Scoutbee’s Senior Vice President of Global Marketing. 

“Our carefully crafted webinar series will enable attendees to directly engage with – and learn from – top experts in the field. They’ll be able to get into the driver’s seat and steer the discussions. They can ask the hard questions and get actionable answers to start driving value for their organizations right away.”

Attendees will receive continuing education credits from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) to maintain their certifications. To register for the first webinar, please visit here.

About Scoutbee

Powered by AI and big data, Scoutbee enables faster end-to-end strategic sourcing processes with up to 90% less effort versus traditional methods. By providing comprehensive and dynamic supplier data, Scoutbee facilitates proactive sourcing decisions that strengthen supply chain resilience, improve sustainability, drive innovation, reduce time to market, and increase diversity. Scoutbee is trusted by industry leaders in automotive, fast-moving consumer goods, energy and utilities, and off-road vehicles. Having won many prestigious awards, including Unilever’s 2022 “Partner with Purpose”, Scoutbee is a recognized leader in AI-driven procurement technology. Backed by HV Capital (formerly HV Holtzbrinck Ventures), 42cap, Toba Capital, Atomico, Lakestar, and Next47, Scoutbee has raised $76m in funding to date. For more details, visit the website and follow Scoutbee on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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