Procurement has changed dramatically in the past 25 years, but it is not often that we take a step back to evaluate just how much has changed. A flashback to 1996 would reveal the average procurement professional sitting at a desk stacked high with paper and a bulky, dial-up desktop computer to help with some select tasks. This is in stark contrast to today’s world, where real-time insights are at your fingertips thanks to the digitalization of procurement and the dawn of business networks.
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Tifenn Dano Kwan. Tifenn Dano Kwan is the Chief Marketing Officer for SAP Ariba. Recently back from the Davos Conference, Tifenn discusses the key takeaways, including the role of technology and humans, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and the role of corporations in making a positive impact.