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Drive value for your organization with e-auctions - learnings from Maersk's Jacob Larsen This article is sponsored by: coupa-logo

Business spend management has seen a transformation, with digitizing and sourcing a natural priority. Coupa's Michael Schanker talks to author Jacob Larsen, Director of Digital Procurement at Maersk, on using e-auctions to increase agility in sourcing.

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Robots - it’s about the service, not the hardware This article is sponsored by:

We take a look at the world of service robotics in a host of different industries, and hear from the CEO of a UK success story.

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Bitcoin’s influence grows, while outage takes Stripe offline This article is sponsored by:

We take a look at the latest developments in digital and alternative finance. Q: Who’s coining it? A: El Salvador!

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Salesforce launches AI-powered relationship research as part of its B2B industry pitch This article is sponsored by:

A new capability offers B2B sales people more information about prospects and their connections - now rolling out as part of the Salesforce investment banking cloud

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Sapphire Now 21 - SAP touts the business networks revolution, but can it deliver? This article is sponsored by:

If you dipped into Sapphire Now this year, you heard the "business networks are changing everything" fanfare. But why business networks, and why now? Time to dig in, via my sessions with SAP's John Wookey and Julia White.

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Google Cloud - COVID-19 has spurred manufacturers to escape AI pilot purgatory This article is sponsored by: Digital Manufacturer Summit logo © Google Cloud

New research by Google Cloud has found that manufacturers are increasingly relying on AI in their day-to-day operations, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What does it take to turn sustainability hype into practical reality? Questions smart buyers need to ask their ERP vendors This article is sponsored by:

Recent ERP announcements re: sustainability are long on potential and short on details. Will vendors deliver what the market needs? Here are the questions smart buyers should ask.

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Why are sales leaders taking over service? This article is sponsored by: ServiceMaxLogo-PrimaryBlueGreen

Sales DNA and the heart of service can seem like polar opposites - but the benefits of combining the two can make all the difference. Coen Jeukens of ServiceMax shares his experiences of making sales and service work in collaboration.

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Cloud's industrial revolution - Salesforce's Chief Product Officer explains why it's not "all CRM to me" anymore This article is sponsored by:

Putting the shift to industry clouds into context, Salesforce CPO David Schmaier makes the case for why customers want vertically-focused solutions.

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Cisco targets hybrid working and events with Webex rebrand and new features This article is sponsored by:

Cisco hosts a relaunch for veteran web meetings platform Webex with a new logo, virtual event acquisitions and a mission to enable hybrid teamwork

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