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4 smart technologies modernizing sourcing strategy

IBM Services

Sourcing is getting smarter. To start, many organizations have already pivoted from a tactical to a strategic sourcing mindset—which can make all the difference when it comes to gaining and retaining a competitive advantage. But now, the benefits of strategic sourcing are becoming even more attainable thanks to innovation.

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AI-driven Sourcing: Discover the Best-in-Class Features in Autonomous Sourcing Tools | Webinar

Everest Group

Live webinar AI-driven Sourcing: Discover the Best-in-Class Features in Autonomous Sourcing Tools April 11, 2024 | 9 a.m. IST Sourcing organizations are increasingly trying to make their processes more efficient through digital adoption. What does the autonomous sourcing technology landscape look like? CDT | 10 a.m.

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Mainframe and the cloud? It’s easy with open source

IBM Business Partners

Open-source software. DevOps, open source and the mainframe Open-source software and DevOps share a common philosophy and technical underpinnings. Tools-based automation is an important enabler, but DevOps is more a change in human perception and behavior than a technological effort. The key to this deep relationship?

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4 strategic sourcing use cases to strengthen your supply chain

IBM Services

For sourcing teams, that means pivoting their mindset around selecting suppliers from a tactical, lowest-cost-above-all approach to a strategic one. Where tactical sourcing is a short-term strategy, strategic sourcing is for long-term business goals. And from that group, 71% would pay a premium for it.

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Data – The Lifeblood of Intelligence Automation

Perficient Digital Transformation

intelligence automation). This article breaks down how data powers intelligence automation. If the tools we use for intelligence automation are not built around our customers, we will not be providing a truly personalized user experience. Data completeness – Various data sources typically exist within an organization.

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From Buzzwords to Reality: Impact Sourcing and AI for Social and Business Advancement | Blog

Everest Group

NextWealth leverages impact sourcing to drive business growth and create social impact with a unique three-pillar approach focused on talent, technology, and training. Discover the transformative power of impact sourcing firsthand through Everest Group’s sustainability teams’ eye-opening visit to the NextWealth center in India.

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IBM watsonx.ai: Open source, pre-trained foundation models make AI and automation easier than ever before

IBM Business Partners

Sometimes the problem with artificial intelligence (AI) and automation is that they are too labor intensive. But that’s all changing thanks to pre-trained, open source foundation models. Over the next few months, we’ll be making these models available for clients, alongside the open-source model catalog mentioned earlier.