Ana Galindo, Procurement Product Marketing Manager
It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! Of course, I am talking one of the most anticipated technology conferences, the Oracle Modern Business Experience. This year’s conference will kick off on March 19th- 21st at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. With MBX 2019 only a few weeks away, it’s time to start focusing on what you would like to get from the conference and plan out which sessions you would like to attend.
This year’s conference will bring finance, human resources, and supply chain professionals together as the Modern Supply Chain Experience, Modern Finance Experience, and Oracle HCM World have been combined into one annual event. If you are specifically interested in streamlining your procurement processes, reducing costs, and increasing productivity within your organization, be sure to check out the Procurement Cloud sessions at MBX 2019.
Some of the session topics include future product roadmaps and overview presentations on the Oracle Procurement Cloud suite. Hear success stories and case studies from current customers and partners to learn how they are transforming and delivering value to their procurement organizations.
Still not sure which sessions you would like to attend? Below are some of the Oracle Procurement Cloud sessions you don’t want to miss:
(Tuesday, March 19, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM)
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.
(Wednesday, March 20, 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM)
Using cloud solutions for procurement activities is nothing new, but strategic procurement solutions have evolved into collaborative platforms that deliver exponential benefits and manage risk. This case study session explores TCF Bank’s implementation of sourcing, contracts, and supplier qualification management cloud solutions, including the approach, lessons learned, and benefits achieved.
(Thursday, March 21, 10:05 AM – 10:55 AM)
In this session learn about the opportunities and challenges that arose during the implementation of Oracle Sourcing at Sparton, a provider of sophisticated electromechanical devices for governmental entities and a range of industries. To support the Federal Acquisition Regulations System, the company utilizes a formal procurement process to manage supplier sourcing information. Hear how the company was able to move this previously siloed sourcing process to a real-time collaboration application that fully integrates with the entire procurement cycle.
(Wednesday, March 20, 4:15 PM – 5:05 PM)
Oracle Procurement Cloud solutions continue to evolve and offer new capabilities to enable modern procurement practices. In this session learn how customers have adopted Oracle Procurement Cloud, and hear how planned improvements to sourcing, contracting, self-service procurement, purchasing, and supplier management can help deliver value to your organization.
(Thursday, March 21, 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM)
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 see the latest updates in user experience and new capabilities that are dramatically improving productivity and adoption.
(Wednesday, March 20, 5:20 PM – 6:10 PM)
This session examines approaches for supplier management, sourcing, and contracting processes in the cloud, such as managing supplier qualifications, negotiating with suppliers, authoring contracts, and managing supplier risk. See the latest developments in Oracle's solutions in these areas and hear about planned improvements to help deliver value to your organization.
(Wednesday, March 20, 11:40 AM – 12:30 PM)
Optimizing the success of a procure to pay modernization project demands a thoughtful approach to managing people, processes, and technology. This session focuses on how Oracle Procurement Cloud solutions can deliver value to your organization and shares a success story that covers the approach, lessons learned, and achieved benefits.
(Thursday, March 21, 10:40 AM – 11:00 AM)
In this session, CSS will identify reasons why our clients launched their Cloud journey with an implementation of Procurement Cloud. Understand why it's a good first foundational step, what return you can expect to see, what a typical timeline for implementation looks like and how effective procurement can transform your business.
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See you in Las Vegas!