2020 and the Pandemic has underlined which important role #Procurement plays
for companies’ success: stabilizing supply chains, reducing costs, freeing up cash, enabling new business models as old ones became obsolete.
For doing all of this, buying smart instead of just buying cheap is key - if you drive down prices too harsh, you can’t expect suppliers to support you in crisis times or to be willing to share risks.
🤔So what does buying smart mean?
💡Providing value add to your company that goes beyond cheap prices
If you have 5 minutes to spare and are curious to learn more about how to get there, tune in to Sourcing Solved “Procurement in 5 minutes Podcast”
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6jjIUGrLzT8fAoFV5gKrOS?si=4K5HetubSJKAXIgZj7o2JQ https://sourcingsolved.com/podcasts/procurement-in-5-minutes-how-do-you-go-from-buying-cheap-to-buying-smart https://podcasts.apple.com/de/podcast/procurement-in-5-minutes/id1511045984?i=1000505289955
Join me discussing with John Meads from the Procuretech Podcast on how companies can drive Digital Transformation in Procurement and drive innovation by collaborating with startups. I provide insights based on more than 10 years in Procurement and how to address pragmatically challenges which arise when collaborating with startups-
Together with Barbara Florschuetz, Partner ISG (Information Services Group), Prof. Dr. Ricarda Merkwitz and Raul Remitz, CEO Omnicom Media Group, I had the pleasure to discuss the effects of the COVID19 Pandamic on Leadership and what kind of leadership styles are likely to prevail in the future.
July 2020: I am proud to support an extraordinary digital leader and founder in the HealthTech Industry, Dr. Enise Lauterbach, by nominating her for the 2020 Digital Female Leadership Award (DFLA). Enise is an innovative & courageous digital forward thinker who has left her Chief Doctor Position to found LEMOA medical which develops mobile applications for improving patient care. As a mother and imigrants' daughter she has proven strenghts, willpower and endurance during her career, always driven by her mission to improve patient care and revolutionize healthcare.
I am happy that I got to know Enise, a warm & supportive leader, and to support her by nominating her for the DFLA 20.
The Women in Tech Conference 2020 will connect 100 000 women, minorities and their allies in tech trough an interactive platform featuring keynotes, engaging panels, technical workshops, and a tech job fair with face-to-face networking sessions. I am proud to participate and support the event, enabling others to join for free. I believe it is a great opportunity to connect and learn.
In June 2019 I had the pleasure to participate in the Scrum Master Training by the Scrum Alliance, facilitated by the Scrum Co-Founder Jeff Sutherland. During the training I did not only deepen my Scrum expertise, but also got to know inspiring participants. Looking forward to be applying my skills in various projects in the future.
Women Automotive Summit is an event about women in the automotive industry; but not just for women. Listen to leading industry experts share their success stories; learn from their expertise; gain advice and insight of how you can improve yourself, network with your peers and discuss with other male and female attendees what needs to be done for future success..
Have you asked yourself ...
The presentation and discussion offers hands-on insights into the application of Lean Methods for Executive Assistants.
22 Feb 19
Dr. Gisela Linge, Director Corporate Strategy & Development at Webasto, provides an overview on the collaboration with start-ups in the course of the StartUp Autobahn initiative of PlugAndPlay.
22 Feb 19
Panel Diskussion: Collaboration with Startups - Hype or Necessity? The Corporate Perspective
Dr. Gisela Linge: Director Corporate Strategy, Webasto SE
Wolfgang Herbst: Regional CTO for North and Central Europe, DXC Technology
Charles Vaillant: CTO, MANN + HUMMEL
Jürgen Winterholler: CDO, Rolls Royce Power Systems
Zheng Guo (Sam): CEO of Lab1886 China, Daimler
12 Jun 18
Wachstumsperspektive Autozulieferer: Akku geladen -Ziel eingegeben? (Growth potentials for automotive suppliers: Batteries charged and navigation set?)
Henning Rennert, Principal, PwCStrategy& und Dr. Gisela Linge, Director Corporate Strategy & Development, Webasto SE