May 3 by Eric Dreshfield

Are you curious about Artificial Intelligence? Does your organization know they should be utilizing it, but is unsure how to approach the task? At Apttus Accelerate, we have a great line up of sessions to build out a perfect day just for you!

Best Practices in Contract Management for Any Type of Contract

There are many kinds of contracts used for many different purposes, but you don’t need different systems to handle them. In this session, Forrester Vice President and Senior Analyst Andrew Bartels shares the common challenges enterprises are facing with contract management, shows why coordinated enterprise-wide CLM is the most effective contract management strategy, and provides insight into the new best practices for every stage of contract management using Artificial Intelligence (AI). This session takes place on May 15th at 1:30pm.

Prepare for the Next Decade of Contracting in Healthcare & Life Sciences

Businesses in Healthcare & Life Science (HLS) industries are adapting to new models such as outcome-based and risk-sharing contracts. Looking forward, new technologies including Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain may fundamentally disrupt contracting processes. In this panel, HLS contracting executives share how they are preparing for future trends so their businesses can continue to thrive in an ever-changing environment. This session takes place on May 15th at 2:10pm, and is presented by Garlan Adams, VP, General Counsel, Avanir Pharmaceuticals; Julia Love, Sr. Director Global Contract Management, Covance; Carlos Moreira, Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers; and Philip Sclafani, Director, Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

Excelling in Digital Business with Groundbreaking Monetization Strategies

As companies embrace “digital transformation” and introduce “as-a-service” business models, the shortcomings of incumbent business processes and legacy ERP are being exposed. Wholesale ERP replacement is not realistic. However, process and systems changes can deliver real results. By improving monetization capabilities and reducing friction across the organization, progressive companies are realizing top- and bottom-line gains. Highlighting best practices, lessons learned, and survey data from MGI Research, Andrew Dailey, Managing Director, will detail what leading organizations are doing to optimize their Quote-to-Cash processes. This session takes place on May 15th at 3:50pm.

5 Steps to Get Started with Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Many industry analysts have predicted that 2018 will be the year that Artificial Intelligence (AI) becomes mainstream in the enterprise. More enterprises are vowing to introduce AI into their businesses, but don’t know how to get started. Join Apttus’ own Elliot Yama and IBM’s Terry Lyons Smith as they present five steps to introduce AI into your business using a well thought-out approach to increase your chances of successful outcomes. This session takes place on May 15th at 4:30pm.

Combine Automation with a Human Touch to Increase Renewal Rates and Margins

Automation technologies are powerful—but they need to be used well. One thriving business discovered that trained staff paired with automation created a superior customer experience, which neither the technology nor the staff could deliver without the other. In this session, James Krappe, Managing Director, ReallySocial.media will share how to apply lessons learned so you can use AI-enabled service to deliver better results, including higher margins and improved renewal rates. This session takes place on May 16th at 4:30pm.

Apttus Accelerate has a lot to offer on Artificial Intelligence. Don’t forget to take time to visit our sponsors and network with other attendees – they are also full of knowledge and always willing to share it!

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