Kathryn Zwack

Kathryn Zwack

About Kathryn Zwack

Kathryn Zwack is passionate about telling stories that describe how technology can make life better and safer, and the world more sustainable—for customers, end-users, and stakeholders. Kathryn is responsible for global go-to-market programs, campaigns, and events for SAP Ariba’s mid-market and ecosystem audiences. In addition, she develops content and programs focused on SAP Ariba’s vertical solutions audiences, primarily communicating the benefits of Ariba 4 Direct.

Addressing Ongoing Disruption In The Oil And Gas Industry

5-May-2020 | Kathryn Zwack

While many of us feel like we are the leading characters in a dystopian novel, professionals in the oil and gas industry may feel like they have lost three decades of progress. Oil prices are well bel

“I’ve Got A Guy In Toledo” Is Not A Strategy

12-Feb-2020 | Kathryn Zwack

Recently, I heard the following from Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton’s chief economist, on Marketplace: “Supply chains are being disrupted.” Your favorite sources – be they in Toledo or elsewhere

Is It Time To Rethink Your Supplier Relationships?

17-Dec-2019 | Kathryn Zwack

No matter what product you produce or service you sell, you rely heavily on your suppliers to provide the raw or indirect materials and services so you can go to market on time and on budget. But w

Competing As An Ecosystem In The Oil And Gas industry

23-Oct-2019 | Kathryn Zwack

Like most industries, the oil and gas sector has experienced significant change and disruption in recent years. Political and economic factors, together with supply and price fluctuations, can cause h

Unlocking Value In The Oil And Gas Industry

17-Sep-2019 | Kathryn Zwack

The United Nations predicts that by 2025, the global population will reach 8.1 billion and by 2050, it will reach 9.6 billion. Most of this growth will occur in developing countries – primarily in A

Your Digital ERP Journey Goes Farther Faster With Procurement

21-Aug-2019 | Kathryn Zwack

Nearly every organization in virtually every industry is facing similar pressures. How can we be quicker and more nimble with everything – from back-office processes to how we get products to m

In Procurement, You Can Have It All (Just Not All At Once)

5-Jun-2019 | Kathryn Zwack

Overhaul your procurement function – one piece at a time. Let’s hit the ground crawling. That’s not a very popular notion in business these days, but if you bite off more new procurement proc

Four New Places To Find More Savings

15-May-2019 | Kathryn Zwack

If you’ve looked everywhere in your search for savings, we have an answer for you. Four, actually. You’ve picked all the low-hanging fruit and upended every stone. You’ve already delivered mo

Four Reasons Your Policies May Feel Like Fallacies

22-Apr-2019 | Kathryn Zwack

When it comes to procurement policy, you’ve crossed every “t” and dotted every “i.” You’ve sourced all your goods and services, negotiated your contracts, and made sure preferred pricing i