Knowledge partnership advances procurement services

November 1st, 2018, Published in Articles: PositionIT, Articles: Vector

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) has partnered with Maistro, an AI-powered business-to-business marketplace for services, as a knowledge partner. CIPS is a global procurement and supply professional organisation, with a community of over 200 000 in 180 different countries, including senior business people, civil servants and academics. The partnership will bring a number of benefits to CIPS members, including insight papers and case studies on digital procurement; surveys and research on key stakeholders looking to optimise services spend; and free member trials for the B2B Marketplaces. As part of the partnership, Maistro will share insights to help procurement professionals navigate digital procurement systems. Maistro will also host roundtable discussions and contribute to CIPS branch meetings on topics including such as evolving digital procurement; B2B marketplaces; CFOs and their views on procurement; and optimising services spend. The Maistro platform uses automation and artificial intelligence to help make the procurement process more efficient and cost effective. The platform also provides users with access to supply chain solutions and quality suppliers.

Contact Trudy Salandiak, CIPS, trudy.salandiak@cips.org