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CPO News – December 2, 2016

Vivint Appoints New CPO Vivint Smart Home, the largest smart home services provider in North America, announced this week that it has appointed David Porter as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer. Porter brings 18 years of supply chain experience to the role, including a variety of executive positions at Cummins Inc., the nation’s largest manufacturer of diesel...

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Technology Round-Up – Contingent Workforce Management Edition

Randstad Sourceright Partners with TalentWave to Drive IC Compliance On October 10, Randstad Sourceright, a Netherlands-based provider of talent management solutions, announced that it has partnered with TalentWave, a California-based provider of contingent workforce management (CWM) solutions, in a joint venture to improve independent contractor (IC) compliance for their customers. Under the partnership, Randstad will integrate TalentWave’s...

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The State of Contingent Workforce Management: Adapting to a New World of Work

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners’ latest report, The State of Contingent Workforce Management: Adapting to a New World of Work, is ready for instant download. Click this link to get your free copy (registration required). The business world is changing. The way work is addressed, the way work is done, has been transformed. The lines are...

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Technology Round-Up – November 15, 2016

Directworks Announces Updated Sourcing and Supplier Management Tool, Directworks 4 On October 3, Directworks, the Pennsylvania-based provider of sourcing and supplier management solutions for the cloud, announced that it has updated its cloud-based sourcing and supplier management tool, Directworks 4 with two new features: Product Manager and Supplier Parts Qualification. Product Manager provides internal and...

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Technology Round-Up – November 8, 2016

GEP Partners with Global Risk Management Solutions to Enhance Risk Management Capabilities On November 2, GEP, a New Jersey-based provider of procurement software and business process outsourcing (BPO) services, announced that it has partnered with Global Risk Management Solutions (GRMS), a supplier risk analysis solution provider, to enhance GEP’s cloud-based source-to-pay platform, SMART by GEP....

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Out Now – The 2016-2017 ePayables Tech and Innovation Outlook Report!

Editor’s Note: Get your hands on Ardent Partners’ latest and greatest ePayables report, the 2016-2017 ePayables Technology and Innovation Outlook, available for download here (registration required). The drive for enhanced data visibility has resulted in increased attention on accounts payable (AP), as well as a greater willingness to invest in improving the function beyond simply...

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CPO (Virtual) Roundtable: Make Spend Management a Business Imperative

Hear from “3 CPOs” in an amazing roundtable discussion on Wednesday, November 9 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET! Learn the strategies that three Best-in-Class CPOs used to transform their departments. CPO Rising Readers won’t want to miss this exclusive online event. The average procurement department manages 64% of total spend. Attendees of this virtual roundtable discussion...

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CPO News – October 28, 2016

Caroline Tissot Named Chief Group Procurement Officer at AccorHotels AccorHotels, a Paris, France-based multinational hotel group that operates hotels in 94 countries, announced that Caroline Tissot has been named Chief Group Procurement Officer of  In her new role, Tissot will oversee procurement activities of local and regional procurement teams. She will report directly to the Deputy...

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Upcoming Webinar: Adapting to the Gig Economy

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners is excited to join DCR Workforce next Wednesday, November 2 (at 1pm Eastern) for a complimentary webinar that will focus on the impact of the “gig economy,” what it means from an impact perspective to contingent workforce leaders, and how, in the year ahead, organizations can drive continued value from their...

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Technology Round-Up – October 18, 2016

Coupa Conducts Successful IPO On Thursday, October 6, Coupa (Nasdaq: Coup), the California-based provider of spend management solutions for the cloud, made its long-awaited initial public offering (IPO), with Coupa CEO and President Rob Bernshteyn ringing in the bell at the NASDAQ Global Market and ushering in a new era for the company. Coupa priced its 7.4...

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