ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2020

October 13 - 15, 2020

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Andrew Speakes, Global Category Leader – Technology at IBM
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Andrew Speakes

Global Category Leader – Technology

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Andrew.

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DAY 1: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 The Future of Tech: Driving Innovation While Managing Risk

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

9:20 AM Interactive Case Study: Striving For Excellence: Key Takeaways From IBM’s IT Vendor Management Transformation

This in-depth case study will review some of the best practices IBM has applied to transform IT vendor management. Regardless of your program’s size and scope, you’ll be given tangible approaches and techniques that you can incorporate within your own organization. Key discussion points will include
• Current trends and disruptions affecting vendor management
• How to assess your own organization’s current state and level of maturity
• Strategies to implement successful vendor management at our organization
• Measuring progress of your vendor management initiatives

DAY 2: Wednesday, June 17 Innovation And Transformation: Becoming An Effective Change Agent

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

11:50 AM Interactive Roundtables (HOT TOPICS; 2 Rounds)

These interactive roundtable sessions take a deep dive into the specific areas you came to learn about. Sit and learn in an intimate format from the speakers who have had an impact on their company and industry. Take control of your own event experience and don’t be shy! Ask questions (or answer them!) alongside other conference attendees who are dealing with the same challenges as you network with industry peers with very similar challenges, interests and responsibilities.

1. IT Contingent Labor Edwin Jewell, Senior Procurement Manager, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

2. Working With VARS Clayton Thomas, Manager Category Management & Systems, HollyFrontier

4. Forming A Partnership Between Procurement And Information Technology Kimberly Park, Procurement Consultant, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

5. 3rd Party Maintenance Providers Andrew Speakes, Global Category Leader – Technology, IBM and Mark Graves, Category Manager - Information Technology, IBM