Insights from the latest US Procuretech Founders’ Circles.
Last week, ProcureTech and Kearney welcomed nearly 40 digital solutions’ CEOs/Founders, VCs and leading corporates to its first US Procuretech Founders’ Circles in Austin, Texas, and San Francisco, California.
Last week, ProcureTech and Kearney welcomed nearly 40 digital solutions, VCs and leading corporates to its first US Procuretech Founders’ Circles in Austin, Texas, and San Francisco, California.
The sessions provided a chance for innovative minds across procurement to come together, to collaborate, engage and discuss its growing digital future – and the impact that this will have on them.
The event covered a range of topics, from digital procurement architecture and modern landscape, to the market view of digital procurement solutions; growth, innovation and agility.
Dr Elouise Epstein also guided us through Kearney’s technology ecosystem, and shared her newly-updated spidergram.
Attendees also engaged in breakout sessions, covering Innovation and Generative AI, and Scaling and Growth.
So, what points did the scaling session uncover?
- Set goals
- Listen to customers
- Establish ‘political capital’
- Set top-down, enterprise-wide initiatives as the ideal
- Identify a champion
- Aim for kick-ass customer success
- Start small and move fast
- First use case should address pain points
- Establish power users
- Devise an intuitive product… that works
- Scale = fully used solution
- Languages available
- ‘Base needs to be in place to scale from’
- Deliver ROI
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There will be more collaborations and Procuretech Founders’ Circles throughout the year across the UK,and Europe.