The Amazon Effect: Digital Marketplaces for B2B Customers

October 30, 2018
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “92% of B2B buyers say that they prefer to buy online, while Gartner analysts estimate that by 2019, 41% of all revenue across all industries will come from digital channels.” (multichannelmerchant.com) It was inevitable. B2B customers expect a consumer-grade shopping experience. They’re 60% through the buying process before talking to a vendor and demanding convenience, pricing transparency, try-before-you-buy, personalized service, easy purchasing and help with complex purchases. How to deliver? Digital marketplaces. The experts speak. Tim Yates, DataXstream: “We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors....” (G. Washington). Diane Fanelli, SAP: “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent…It is the one that is the most adaptable to change” (L.C. Megginson). Steve Kohn, SAP: “It always seems impossible until it is done” (N. Mandela). Join us for The Amazon Effect: Digital Marketplaces for B2B Customers.

Changing the Game with Intelligent Technologies, Presented by SAP

Changing the Game with Intelligent Technologies, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time/12 Noon Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on Changing the Game with intelligent technologies. We’ll explore how businesses can partner to build on and extend intelligent technologies, developing personalized and hyper-specialized solutions to deliver to their customers. Hear how intelligent technologies will play a critical role in your company’s ability to drive innovation and create business models with new revenue streams.

Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation. Changing the Game with Intelligent Technologies, presented by SAP, heard live Tuesdays on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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Episode Directory

November 2018

October 2018

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