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Zycus concludes yet another eventful annual procurement conference – Horizon 2016
|By Business Wire
|December 1, 2016 10:02 AM EST
Zycus, a leading provider of procurement technology solutions across the Source-to-Pay
cycle, announces the successful conclusion of its fifth annual
procurement conference, Horizon 2016. The conference witnessed an
audience of more than 200 professionals from the procurement industry
including practitioners, analysts, academics, journalists, and other
industry experts from October 23 to 25 at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove
The conference sponsors included; Platinum Sponsor - Nitor Partners,
Media Partner - Art of Procurement, Exhibitor Sponsor – SIG University,
ISM & GRMS, Other sponsors – Protiviti & Qando Procurement Strategy &
One of the major attractions of the event included the keynote session
by Captain Mark Kelly – An American astronaut, U.S. Navy Captain and an
experienced naval aviator who flew combat missions during the Gulf War.
He narrated an exceptionally gripping account of his own experience
being one of the most experienced pilots in the country.
Kelly offered the CPOs, insights drawn from his thrilling experiences in
some of the most dynamic circumstances and delivered key strategies for
professionals to embody leadership and achieve success.
Major topics of discussion at Horizon main stage and breakout sessions,
Are we innovating enough? - A procurement leadership view point
Plan to perform: creating the blueprint for P2P success
Using spend analytics to unlock your procurement DNA
Integrating supplier risk into your sourcing strategies
Procurement & sourcing: 2020 and beyond
Zycus founder and CEO, Aatish Dedhia like every year divulged some
details on the company’s distinctive long-term vision for Zycus products
to empower efficient and robust procurement strategies and processes.
Expanding on Zycus’ approach to keep customers at the forefront of
Zycus’ product strategy and operational excellence, Dedhia provided a
sneak peek into the partnership strategies and approaches that Zycus has
planned in order to meet the unique customer needs.
Dedhia also showcased his innovative vision for Zycus’ upcoming one of
its kind modules which will provide the user with evidence to their
procurement controls at their fingertips & maximize their savings
opportunity with smart suggestions on discount programs among other
Zycus Horizon 2016 brought forward manifold networking opportunities;
one-to-one meetings with leading procurement research analysts from
advisory firms, knowledge sharing sessions by industry experts,
enthralling star gazing sessions for the attendees, and finally crowned
with the Zycus “Stars of the Year Annual Awards” night party.
“With the close of yet another successful conference, Horizon 2016,”
says Zycus founder and CEO Aatish Dedhia, “we are excited to witness the
budding industry and the rapid pace of innovation as well as adoption of
new age technology in procurement organizations across the world. We
were thrilled to reveal a sneak peek into Zycus’ long –term vision and
interact with so many esteemed industry professionals at the conference.
We have had multiple productive intellectual discussions with customers
and prospects about their thoughts on the market requirements and
challenges through one-on-one networking sessions. As always, customers
will be at the forefront of Zycus’ operations and we will be driving our
innovative product roadmaps keeping in mind their suggestions and
recommendations. We are all set and looking forward to the sixth edition
in 2017 back at New Orleans, the city where it all began!”
Zycus is a leading global provider of end-to-end Source-to-Pay
suite. Its comprehensive product portfolio includes applications for
both the operational and the strategic aspects of procurement -
eProcurement, eInvoicing, Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract
Management, Supplier Management, Financial Savings Management, Request
Management and Project Management. It’s client base consist of some of
the best-of-breed companies across verticals like Manufacturing,
Automotive, Banking and Finance, Oil and Gas, Food Processing,
Electronics, Telecommunications, Chemicals, Health and Pharmaceutical,
Education and more.
To learn more about the Zycus solutions, address an e-mail to [email protected]
or visit http://www.zycus.com/
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