Make Financial Decisions With Confidence and Intelligence
Give yourself full visibility by implementing an automated procurement solution that will help you control costs, ensure you’re getting the best purchasing value, and help you easily implement policy, approval, and routing changes.
CHALLENGE THINKING. LEAD CHANGE.In this webinar, Duncan Jones, VP and Principal Analyst for Forrester Research, will highlight key factors shaping digital transformation in procurement and what they mean for you and your organization. You will learn about
New priorities in procurement
How to meet your colleagues’ usability expectations
How to eliminate the barriers to eProcurement
By the end of the webinar, you’ll have several actionable steps and technology options that will help go beyond cost savings and into transforming your spend and focusing on what matters most to your customers.
Who Should Attend?
VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester
Duncan contributes to Forrester’s offerings for Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals and for Application Development and Delivery Professionals. He is a leading expert on business application strategies and how to get the most from strategic software partners, including packaged applications, SaaS, and custom development. By researching enterprises’ experiences in dealing with key software providers, such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, Duncan helps clients create sound sourcing strategies, nurture better supplier relationships, and get better outcomes from their strategic software investments. He also advises software providers on pricing strategies and commercial trends.
Duncan is also a leading expert on ePurchasing applications, such as eProcurement and supplier risk and performance management (SRPM), with a particular focus on the increasing overlaps and conflicts between ePurchasing and sell-side B2B eCommerce. He advises clients on their application strategy in these areas, how to make good choices between alternative solution providers, and how to get the best results from implementation.
Duncan earned a first-class degree in mathematics from Hertford College at the University of Oxford and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Spencer leads product and strategic initiatives working with internal and partner sales, delivery and technology teams to identify and develop new opportunities to leverage the strengths of Paramount WorkPlace and deliver robust solutions to the market. He is passionate that the simple philosophy of bringing people, processes, and software together as the core ingredients of any business solution is the key to success.
Before joining Paramount in 2010, Spencer had 15 years of experience with business application design, development, and implementation. Leading sales, consulting and development teams to deliver comprehensive enterprise software solutions has resulted in a wealth of experience and relationships that he values in equal measure.
Spencer holds a BA (Hons.) degree from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He enjoys spending his free time with family and friends, sunshine, reading, home renovations, custom PC building, and raccoon wrangling.
VP, Sales, Paramount WorkPlace
Foy leads Software Sales and Sales Channel Relations. With over 25 years experience in developing and executing software sales and worldwide sales channel development, he is well known and respected within the channel partner community and teams with whom he collaborates for cultivating strong channel and customer relationships.
Before joining Paramount WorkPlace in 2002, Foy held sales roles at Epicor Software and NCR.
Foy holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing and Multinational Business from Florida State University. He enjoys playing and coaching soccer, competitive shooting, Jeep off-road driving, and community giving.
Jem Boyd has 10+ years of ERP strategic marketing and implementation experience across a variety of platforms. She specializes in developing PairSoft's platform relationships as well as campaigns with Microsoft, NetSuite, Sage, and Blackbaud. She is based in Nashville.