Suplari Selected as Semi-Finalist in DPW Demo 2021 Startup Competition

May 25, 2021By Nikesh ParekhArtificial Intelligence, Press Releases, Procurement

Digital Procurement World has selected Suplari as a semi-finalist in the Cost Reduction & Savings Category for DPW Demo 2021 Startup Competition. Suplari was down-selected from 73 teams from 19 countries to participate in the semi-finals. DEMO 2021 brings together the most disruptive startups that will have the most significant impact and ROI on procurement’s digital transformation.

The Death of Category Management

May 19, 2021By Niki ParekhArtificial Intelligence, CPO Advice, Procurement

 Join industry expert and procurement futurist, Elouise Epstein of Kearny and Suplari CEO Nikesh Parekh as they discuss critical risks of legacy category management practices and how to overcome them. Topics Discussed: • What is Category Management • Traditional Category Management • The “Dashboard” is dead • Category Management going forward • How automation will … Read More

CPO’s Playbook for Leveraging Data and Innovation to Reinvent Procurement

November 11, 2020By Nikesh ParekhArtificial Intelligence, Blog, CPO Advice, Procurement, Tips

Overview: BT Group Chief Procurement Officer Cyril Pourrat and Sr. Transformation Officer Adam Brown discuss how they are powering “the salesforce of the bottom line” at BT Group using Suplari for spend analytics, spend intelligence and spend agility.  CEO of the Sourcing Industry Group Dawn Tiura interviews Cyril Pourrat, Adam Brown and Suplari CEO Nikesh … Read More

5 Easy Procurement Negotiation & Savings Tactics in a Downturn

May 26, 2020By Jordan JansenArtificial Intelligence, COVID-19, Procurement, Recession, Tips

Executive Insights Companies are aggressively looking for tactics to reduce costs and unlock savings on all their indirect and direct purchases and to more effectively manage their cash flow in procurement.  Declining market demand and over-capacity is driving finished product manufacturers to put price pressure on their suppliers. They too must then re-negotiate contracts with … Read More