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Does Europe have innovators? IACCM provides the answer

Posted by Tim Cummins | Feb 12, 2019 7:44:00 AM

Five categories, five awards – the winners to be announced in Madrid on May 13th, 2019. IACCM is inviting entries for its prestigious program that recognizes Innovation & Excellence.

So what will we discover? According to McKinsey, the management consultants, the picture for Europe may not be rosy. In a recent report, they said:

“The European economy and its businesses have been grappling for years to capture the full potential of current and previous generations of digital tools.” Europe has apparently fallen far behind in its adoption and deployment of the technologies that today drive and enable innovation, transforming the way that businesses connect with markets; transforming the way that employees work and collaborate; transforming the way in which data flows and is analyzed. Together, this means those technologies can fundamentally alter the role, purpose and value of contracts and their associated processes.

So is Europe really falling behind? IACCM will soon have an answer for that since Europe is the first region to compete. This year, the awards are being collected and judged on a regional basis – EMEA, the Americas and APAC. Come year end, there will be a grand finale, as the global winners are announced.

For the EMEA contestants, entries close on March 31st, with the first round of awards taking place at the regional conference in Madrid, May 13th – 15th. Last year, European initiatives featured strongly among the worldwide winners. Will the story be the same in 2019?

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