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Jumpstart to Digital Procurement

Pushing the Value Envelope in a New Age

Authors: Schnellbächer, Wolfgang, Weise, Daniel

  • Presents a comprehensive overview on digital transformation of procurement
  • Discusses potentials and use cases for AI, robotics and machine learning for optimal purchasing decisions
  • Embarks upon setting a new gold standard for digitalizing the procurement environment
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About this book

This book shows how digital transformation has the power to revolutionize the way procurement operates, and discusses how especially buyer decisions are empowered through artificial intelligence. Depending on a company’s strategy all desired outcomes are possible, including doubling savings, innovation, sustainability, quality, speed, and halve the risk. Jumpstart to Digital Procurement is a hands-on guide on how companies can grasp the opportunities offered by digital transformation.




About the authors

Wolfgang Schnellbächer is a Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group in Germany, and leads the procurement practice in Europe and the Middle East. Over the last 10 years, he has worked with companies like Daimler, Siemens, Thyssen-Krupp, RWE, BASF and Vattenfall on projects designed to help streamline existing procurement processes and incorporate new ideas and technologies. His doctoral thesis applied game theory to procurement negotiations, and showed the difference between face-to-face to digital negotiation set-ups.

Daniel Weise is the Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group and the Global Lead of the procurement practice. For the last 17 years, he worked exclusively in procurement consulting serving leading companies across industries such as Daimler and Delphi in Automotive. Mr. Weise, in addition, gained practical procurement experience as CPO at Senvion, a wind turbine manufacturer.

Buy this book

eBook 58,84 €
price for India (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: November 4, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-51984-1
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Hardcover 69,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • Due: November 4, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-51983-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Jumpstart to Digital Procurement
Book Subtitle
Pushing the Value Envelope in a New Age
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-51984-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-51984-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-51983-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 126
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations
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