Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic IPG-JAGGAER survey identifies steady overall progress but also a “Covid-19” effect

Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic

Procurement remains heavily weighted towards operational as opposed to strategic functions, but the latest survey conducted by Swiss-based innovation consultancy IPG Group and leading spend management technology company JAGGAER has identified an ongoing shift towards the strategic. Between July and October 2020 Chief Procurement Officers, Directors of Procurement and other senior executive-level decision makers participated in the 2020 Procurement Performance Excellence (PPE) Survey. The PPE method is based on a proven approach that was developed by IPG in the early 2000s and regularly adapted to the changing best practices in…

Accuity Releases Bankers Almanac Enhanced Due Diligence to Automate Risk Assessments for Financial Counterparty KYC

Accuity Releases Bankers Almanac Enhanced Due Diligence to Automate Risk Assessments for Financial Counterparty KYC

LONDON –(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) –  Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime screening, payment services, and know your customer (KYC) solutions, has announced the availability of Bankers Almanac Enhanced Due Diligence, a new solution that will enable banks to conduct efficient and effective KYC risk assessments of their financial counterparties within a single application. Accuity has brought together two of its solutions, Bankers Almanac: Counterparty KYC and Firco Compliance Link, to create an ‘out-of-the-box’ SaaS platform that automates the enhanced due diligence (EDD) reports and audit trails required to meet regulatory guidance. Bankers…

JAGGAER highlights the importance of people, processes,  and technology when companies embark on digital procurement transformation  

JAGGAER highlights the importance of people, processes,

JAGGAER SVP of Customer Engagement for EMEA region, Michael Rosch, reveals why companies are digitising their procurement processes and outlines the challenges they face JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, has partnered with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) MENA, to deliver a webinar highlighting the importance of people, processes and technology when companies begin their digital procurement transformation and how to improve on existing processes. The webinar revealed that more and more companies are opting to digitally transform their procurement processes to drive operational efficiency,…

Tatawwar 2021: Arab youth’s optimism gathers momentum

“تطوَّر 2021”: تفاؤلٌ وثقة بقدرة جيل الشباب العربي على قيادة مسيرة الابتكار الاجتماعي في دولة الإمارات

as they look to become the next generation of social innovators in the UAE More than 3,000 students apply for the 3rd edition of HSBC and Potential.com’s ‘Tatawwar’ program to date ‘Tatawwar’ calls for teachers and students to register before December 31, 2020, and help build tomorrow’s minds December 13, 2020 More than 3,000 students from the UAE and other Arab countries, are taking the opportunity to become the next leading social innovators in the region by participating in ‘Tatawwar: Building Tomorrow’s Minds’, a joint program by HSBC and Potential.com.…

Tejari/JAGGAER confirms participation at GITEX 2020

تجاري/جاقار تؤكد مشاركتها في أسبوع جيتكس للتقنية 2020

 The leading spend management company will showcase the latest technology and products to support procurement teams in the Middle East region Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th December 2020: Tejari/JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, has announced its participation in the 40th GITEX Technology Week, which starts today and continues until the 10th December, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The company, who recently celebrated 25 years of business with a newly refreshed brand, an upgraded website, will showcase its latest technological developments and software launches to support procurement…

SimScale and Zaha Hadid Architects Team Up to Simulate Early-Stage Building Designs

SimScale and Zaha Hadid Architects Team Up to Simulate Early-Stage Building Designs

MUNICH  [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-– SimScale GmbH, the provider of the world’s first production-ready SaaS application for engineering simulation, today announced a free joint event on December 16 with Zaha Hadid Architects. Zaha Hadid Architects is an internationally renowned architecture firm, pushing the boundaries of design and sustainability. They have completed almost 1000 projects in 44 countries and have worked on some of the most iconic and award-winning buildings in the world. SimScale is a cloud-based simulation tool for modeling and simulating the built environment. Common customer use cases include…

Aker BP and Cognite Pioneer Robotics Deployment Offshore to Transform Oil and Gas Industry with Autonomous Mission

Aker BP and Cognite Pioneer Robotics Deployment Offshore to Transform Oil and Gas Industry with Autonomous Mission

OSLO, Norway–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)—  Cognite a global industrial AI software-as-a-service (SaaS) company supporting the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries around the world, has partnered with fully-fledged exploration and production company Aker BP to deploy Spot, the quadruped robotic dog, to pioneer the remote controlled offshore mission on the Skarv installation, 210 kilometers offshore in the North Sea. The effort continues to build upon Aker BP and Cognite’s bold digital agenda to transform the industry through digitalization, which will result in improved efficiency, safety, and sustainability offshore. This recent endeavor signals…

Menlo Security and Smartworld Announce Partnership in the Middle East

منلو سيكيوريتي وسمارت ورلد تعلنان التوصل لشراكة في الشرق الأوسط

John Brown, Director of EMEA Channels at Menlo Security (Left) and Fahad Khursheed, Director of Managed Services at Smartworld (Right) Both organisations jointly working to provide the most effective zero-trust approach to eliminating Malware Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 17, 2020: Smartworld, one of the UAE’s leading technology providers, has joined the EMEA Partner Programme of Menlo Security, provider of the world’s first and only Cloud Security Platform built on an Isolation Core.  The partnership provides the UAE organizations with the most effective way to eliminate all Internet threats while…

JAGGAER celebrates 25-year milestone with refreshed brand to support Middle East businesses

جاقار تحتفل بمرور 25 سنة على تأسيسها بعلامة تجارية ناجحة

The company is celebrating 25 years of technical innovation, customer focus and global expansion Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 16, 2020: JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, is celebrating 25 years of business with a newly refreshed brand, the launch of an upgraded website, and a series of webinars to support business in the Middle East and the rest of the world. The company has grown from a North Carolina start-up to a global leader in spend management and procurement software, now saving customers millions of dollars annually.…

JAGGAER MEA appoints new President

JAGGAER MEA appoints new President

Thomas Dieringer, entrepreneur and JAGGAER veteran, has been appointed President for the Middle East and Africa region JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, has strengthened its’ senior management team with the appointment of Thomas Dieringer as President for the Middle East and Africa. Dieringer will be responsible for developing JAGGAER’s strategy and growth in the region. Dieringer has over 25-years of senior management experience and is a pioneer in the field of digitalization and procurement software solutions. Having joined JAGGAER in 2017 as Chief Digital Officer, he was…