Procurement

The Procurement solution area at Modern Supply Chain Experience 2017 will feature two tracks of engaging sessions organized by Oracle Procurement Cloud and Oracle E-Business Suite solutions. The sessions provide you with the latest updates on Oracle Procurement solutions, customer experiences, and partner solutions.  Product demonstrations are available and there are plenty of networking opportunities to connect with your peers. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend the largest Oracle Procurement-focused event of 2017. 

 

Procurement Tracks

General Sessions provide a strategic overview of the solution area delivered by Oracle leaders, customers, and partners. 

This track provides attendees with the latest updates on Oracle Advanced Procurement products in Oracle E-Business Suite, including new capabilities in Supplier Management, Operational Procurement, Employee-Driven Procurement, Strategic Sourcing including contracts, and Services Procurement. Highlights include the latest enhancements to Procurement Command Center Plus, an Information Discovery application designed to revolutionize the impact of the Purchasing buyer.

This track focuses heavily on sharing experiences, successes, and best practices across companies using Oracle Procurement Cloud solutions. Oracle will share the latest updates and future direction across the supplier management, sourcing, contract management, self-service procurement, purchasing, payables, and analytics solutions.

Procurement Sessions

Tuesday, February 14

11:15 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Modern procurement systems and business practices offer significant opportunities for cost savings, process improvement, and value creation for your organization. This session covers the key trends, best practices, and product strategies across Oracle's procurement solutions.

12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.

With a plan to move entirely to the cloud, World Fuel Services began its journey implementing a formal procure-to-pay cloud solution that includes integration to on-premises ERP, SaaS solutions, and supplier e-commerce sites. In this session, hear how it is using Oracle’s procure-to-pay cloud solution to improve all aspects of supplier management, broaden user adoption, and govern corporate indirect spend.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

Oracle Procurement Cloud solutions continue to evolve and offer new capabilities to enable modern procurement practices. Come to this session to learn how customers have adopted Oracle Procurement Cloud, and how planned improvements to sourcing, contracting, self-service procurement, purchasing, and supplier management can help deliver value to your organization.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

This session discusses approaches for supplier management, sourcing, and contracting processes in the cloud, such as managing supplier qualifications, negotiating with suppliers, authoring contracts, reviewing compliance, capturing digital signatures, and integration approaches.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

In this session, learn how strategic sourcing processes produce better results when leveraging fully integrated systems.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

Oracle Procurement Cloud is leading the way with the most productive user experience across a breadth of features unmatched in the cloud. In this session, you will see the latest updates in user experience and new capabilities that are dramatically improving productivity and adoption.

Wednesday, February 15

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.

Analytics is an integral part of modern supply chain applications. In this session, learn how Oracle Business Analytics can help maximize procurement performance, improve spend visibility, and better exploit cost savings. With live demos, this session showcases how "do-it-yourself" visual analysis, data discovery, data blending, and storytelling can be an integral part of the procure-to-pay experience.

12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Attend this session to hear how CSS and Skanska Civil worked together to implement the Oracle Procurement Cloud solution—integrated to Oracle’s on-premises ERP—to drive business value, transform the global enterprise, and help Skanska continue to build what matters. Learn about why Skanska says about the cloud: “Why not now?” The session also discusses topics such as strategic sourcing.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

In this session, learn how efficient and pervasive supplier collaboration drives strong supplier performance.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

In this session, see how Oracle's collaborative messaging framework B2B solution has fully integrated to the Oracle SCM Cloud's procure-to-pay business process and enabled key transactions such as B2B messages.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

This session explores the Oracle Inventory Cloud solution for managing materials in the cloud for today's procurement-based organizations. The focus is on the Oracle Fusion paradigms used to simplify and empower materials management for both casual users and materials management professionals.

Procurement Special Programs