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I will talk about CRM and CX with data

Date: December 10, 2020 - December 12, 2020
Location: Online

How to Establish a Successful Data Governance Program with Limited Resources

Many organizations agree that data governance is needed, but it can be a daunting program to undertake all at once. What steps do you need to take to ensure adoption and a sustainable program? What should your initial focus be? What foundational blocks should you put in place to build a data governa...

Date: December 07, 2020 - December 11, 2020
Location: Washington, D.C | Dataversity | Physical | George Firican
Procurement Nightmares, Trainwrecks & Meltdowns: Tales of Lessons Learned

We've assembled a group of topnotch, veteran sourcing executives who will provide valuable insights into their mistakes, setbacks and failures. Our panel of experts, moderated by an industry leader, will share their procurement nightmares, trainwrecks and meltdowns. They will also reveal the wisdom gained from their mistakes, and how they have learned to refine their skills and add more value to their companies.

Date: November 18, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Location: Online | Real Sourcing Network (RSN) | Online | Sarah Scudder
Enterprise Analysis, Not As Usual

Our organizations are a complex honeycomb of activity. With a bevy of components, artifacts, processes, and egos, it can be a lot to navigate. Fortunately, we can harness the awesome might and power of Enterprise Analysis! While Enterprise, or Strategic, Analysis typically involves taking both a high-level and detailed look at the different activities currently being undertaken in the enterprise and determining what opportunities exist to improve the organization. At the same time, seeking alignment on all of the different components, to ensure the left-hand knows what the right is doing. And as if that wasn't complex enough, we now have to layer on the fact that our working world has fundamentally changed, and we are all forced to see all the pieces of the organization in this new, distributed reality. But we don't generally back down from a challenge, do we? In this session, building upon the skills and tactics borrowed from a new workshop of the same name, we'll set out the skills needed to move into an Enterprise Analysis role, and explore how to win the strategic war in our new battlegrounds, so that you, and your organizations, can continue to be successful, no matter what comes next.

Date: November 13, 2020 - November 13, 2020
Location: Online | Local IIBA Chapter And ASPE | Online | Vincent Mirabelli
Cryptographic Primitives for Privacy Preserving Protocols

Introduction to Verifiable Delay Functions

VDF’s are functions that require a moderate amount of sequential computation to evaluate, but once a solution is found, it is easy for anyone to verify that it is correct. Think of VDF’s as a time delay imposed on the output of some pseudorandom generator. This delay prevents malicious actors from influencing the output of the pseudorandom generator, since all inputs will be finalized before anyone can finish computing the VDF.

When used for leader selection, VDF’s offer a substantial improvement over verifiable random functions. Instead of requiring a non-colluding honest majority, VDF-based leader selection only requires the presence of any honest participant. This added robustness is due to the fact that no amount of parallelism will speed up the VDF, and any non-malicious actor can easily verify anyone else’s claimed VDF output is accurate.

Date: November 01, 2020 - November 01, 2020
Location: | EPIC Center for Cryptography and Cryptanalysis | Online | Gokul Alex
FORGE:MARKETING Procurement Summit

Join us virtually October 29th 10am – 5pm EDT for a day filled with marketing procurement education, networking and thought leadership.

What to expect:
-Attendees include people from the largest brands, agencies and support companies around the globe.
-Two marketing keynotes including author Seth Godin. He has 19 bestselling books.
-Four content breakout sessions.
-Eight panels with C-Suite executives sharing their knowledge, expertise and favorite innovations.
Interactive peer-to-peer networking collaboration channels within Procurement Foundry’s Slack-based community.

Date: October 29, 2020 - October 29, 2020
Location: Online - Zoom | Procurement Foundry | Online | Sarah Scudder
Source to-Pay Best Practices

This webinar will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the Source-to-Pay (S2P) process, automation and how to establish a successful solution for your organization. You will be able to develop a road map that provides your organization with the ability to capitalize on the benefits that can be derived from implementation. You will hear about case studies covering several industry sectors. By attending this session, you will be able to understand the drivers for S2P success and how to ensure post-implementation value. There are varying factors to consider when developing the strategy - existing technology and systems, challenges, potential risks, and alignment with company objectives. You will also be able to recognize these key decision levers to create a successful program for your organization.

Date: October 27, 2020 - October 27, 2020
Location: Online | Aurora Training Advantage | Online | Kevin Giblin

There aren’t enough BAs moving into strategy and leadership positions in organizations. And I’m not talking about leadership in a “subject matter expert” perspective, or even the idea of “leading without authority”. I’m talking about strategic, decision making, leadership roles, which impact the direction and success of their organizations. And that’s odd, because we have an understanding of Strategy Analysis, which positions us perfectly for that move. So, what’s stopping us? Or maybe, what’s holding us back?

Date: October 21, 2020 - October 21, 2020
Location: Online

The Missing Pieces of the Digital Transformation Puzzle

The business world is in a constant state of transformation. And the most common of these are digital transformations.

And yet, despite all our practice, we have a less than stellar track record with transformations. The whole point of a transformation should be to improve the way you do business, and to not revert back to the old-world way of doing things.

So, what’s the deal? Why are so many failures?

In this session we’ll explore the often overlooked components of People and Process, and the role they play in successful transformations.

Learning Objectives:

-Examine the common causes of failure in digital (and all) transformations
-Understand the role of People and Process in your transformation efforts
-Learn strategies to increase your odds of a successful transformation

Date: October 21, 2020 - October 21, 2020
Location: Online

Finance Transformation in a Digital World

2 days of content discussing the digital transformation of the financial landscape. 4 tracks cover the future of payments, banking transformation, the business of blockchain, regulation and insurance transformation.

Date: October 20, 2020 - October 21, 2020
Location: London | Money Next Summit | Physical | Nouamane Cherkaoui
E3 CX Digital Conference

The customer agenda for 2020 & beyond needs to be agile & the ability to practically adapt to rapidly changing opportunities & threats will be critical. This 4 day virtual conference will enable you to lead with Customer Experience (CX), building capacity & embedding skills, tools & practices that are immediately transferable & are the most important to you & your organisation.

Bringing together a diverse & unorthodox panel of experts & leaders in the field of CX, the agenda is designed to:
Educate - To equip you with a broad range of CX tools and techniques
Engage - To connect you with Global and Local industry peers and experts
Empower - To advance your CX career by earning multiple CXSA certification

Our aim is to showcase new ideas & next practice thinking that delegates can implement back into their organisations immediately.

Date: October 19, 2020 - October 22, 2020
Location: Virtual | CXSA Middle East & Etjemaat MENA | Online | Kym Hamer
Management Evolution Workshop - Lisbon

Customer Experience and Business Process Management Integration + Customer Journey and Process Integration Canvas - Lisbon - Portugal

Date: October 19, 2020 - October 19, 2020
Location: Lisbon - Portugal

Advantary CEO Roundtable Series

Advantary USA is sponsoring the Advantary CEO Roundtable Series, an exclusive community where CEOs get a chance to connect, build relationships and share experiences. The format is virtual, featuring 6-10 CEOs alongside a moderator and subject matter expert. Topics vary based on the interests of the panelists but generally revolve around getting back to growth in a post-Covid world. The response has been overwhelming, with well over 250 CEOs globally participating so far.

You can learn about the program at and see past Roundtables at our Vimeo channel. Participation is free and CEOs can apply here so that we can match you with an appropriate CEO cohort. We hope you'll join us!

Date: October 15, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Location: Virtual | Advantary | Online | Andy Scott
Zoom Regenerative

Fortnightly forum for sharing vital regenerative activity around the globe with a focus on the built environment. Now is season 3.

Date: September 22, 2020 - December 15, 2020
Location: Global | Fairsnape | Online | Martin Brown
Quarantine Hair Don’t Care Hump Day Sourcing Happy Hour

We host a weekly virtual zoom sourcing happy hour Wednesdays at 5pm EDT. Come dressed in your lounge wear sipping your favorite drink. We’ll kick off with a question of the week and then we can chat about anything and everything. Join us to destress, take your mind off things, laugh and make virtual friends.

Date: March 04, 2020 - December 16, 2020
Location: online - weekly @ 5pm EDT | Real Sourcing Network (RSN) | Online | Sarah Scudder