Events

Live Events & Webcasts

Upcoming Events

Webcast: A Method in the Madness; Tactics for the P2P Global Process Owner and Business Partner
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23rd October, London 3pm, Paris 4pm, San Francisco 7am, New York 10am

We have hosted a number of discussions sharing research that Shared Services leaders are focussed on driving their reputation from a purely cost saving focus to one of value creation.… Read More

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Webcast: The 9 Key Factors to Successful Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
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31st October, London 4pm, Paris 5pm, San Francisco 8am, New York 11am

Risk management has grown to be a key discipline in all areas of business, from strategy, operations, finance, sales & marketing, HR, product management, manufacturing, supply chain, customers and intermediaries – the list goes on.… Read More

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Survey: Source to Pay/Purchase to Pay End-to-End Process Pain Points and Challenges
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There is no progress without the experience, skill, opinion and feedback of the people leading and working on the frontline of business.

We have had a great initial response to the launch of a comprehensive survey on opportunities, performance inhibitors and challenges in the Purchase to Pay process.… Read More

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Past Events

Webcast: A Road-Map to Rapid Returns: Optimizing and Transforming Shared Services
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One of the biggest inhibitors to end-to-end process transformation and optimization in Shared Services is not the lack of available automation. Rather, the challenge is aligning stakeholders and participants across the end-to-end process and the value chains that connect the business to its customers, suppliers and ecosystems.… Read More

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Webcast: Eyes Forward: The New Age of Agile Risk Management
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It is no longer enough for businesses to be viewing risk management as an after the fact assessment or compliance exercise. At a time where markets, consumers, ecosystems, business models and processes are undergoing massive change, we need a better way of managing risk in a proactive rather than reactive manner.… Read More

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Webcast: Global Business Services: From Least Cost Operator to Value Creator
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Shared Services and Global Business Services started out with an efficiency promise of centralization, simplification, standardization and automation. Competing and sometimes co-operating with outsourced providers, many started with a ‘Lift & Shift’ of regional capabilities into one or many central service locations.… Read More

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Webcast: 7 Principles & Practices for Successful Source to Pay Transformation
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Despite tech fuelled optimism, there is growing list of major organizations that have experienced failed or stalled Transformation programs. Sharing his experiences as the Global Process Owner, and leader of global Purchase to Pay Transformation program at BP, Mark Miles discussed lessons from the frontline, observations, recommendations and best practices developed in the “school of hard knocks” in driving transformational change in the end to end Source to Pay process.… Read More

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Webcast: Top 6 Transformation Challenges for Shared Services
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Balancing the C-Suite’s demands for “Digital Transformation” for tomorrow whilst operating the most cost-effective processes today is challenging, to say the least.

Shared Services Leaders, Process owners, IT leaders, practitioners, experts & executives are pulled in multiple directions between the priorities for today and tomorrow.… Read More

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Webcast: Eliminating Chaos from Purchase to Pay – Causes and Solutions to the ‘Butterfly Effect’
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We are of course not trying to imply your S2P/P2P process is in chaos, but, in Chaos Theory, “The Butterfly Effect” is the sensitive dependence on early conditions in which a small change can result in massive differences in a later state.… Read More

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Webcast: Purchase to Pay (P2P) & Accounts Payable (AP) Quick Wins in a PeopleSoft Environment
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An ugly statistic to kick off 2019!

Up to 80% of finance effort is spent acquiring and preparing data for reporting, leaving as little as 20% for value added analysis and decision making .

We have been researching both the problem and potential solutions with clients around the world.… Read More

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Webcast: 5 Steps to Purchase to Pay (P2P) Excellence
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P2P process owners, practitioners, experts & executives are pulled in multiple directions between competing priorities that are in constant flux – the drive for greater efficiency, the promise of the latest technology, complex ERP landscapes, pressures on working capital and significant structural business changes to name but a few.… Read More

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Webcast: AP/P2P Processes and the Emerging Technologies
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We held a 30 minutes webcast in partnership with the Accounts Payable Association, sharing insights on AP/P2P processes, the structural changes underway and the real impact of emerging technologies. You might think you know about RPA, but this was a broader discussion with some new insights, and we all learned something new!… Read More

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Webcast: The Looming Iceberg That Can Sink ICFR Credibility
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Internal Controls over Financial Reporting are a key strategy in managing financial process risk in the organisation. Finance owns the governance obligations over ICFR as the 2nd Line of Defence just as Audit owns the independent assurance as 3rd Line.… Read More

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