In this edition of SpendBytes, we talk about the top trends in the telecom industry for procurement and how they can enhance the decision making. We also highlight several levers to extract the maximum value out of sourcing services for today’s telecom needs, and the relation between 5G and procurement.
Let us take a look at the top trends in telecom for procurement including 5G, Internet of Things, and blockchain.
Read about the various pointers to help extract the maximum value out of sourcing equipment or services for today’s telecom needs.
Learn on the relation between 5G and procurement, and how can 5G transform and make its debut by early 2020, as implementation and further testing takes place.
Read about unique experiences and personal insights from our procurement professionals across the globe.
Derek Stolpa – Practice Delivery Lead, Sourcing & Procurement, Infosys BPM
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Derek is a Senior Global Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Leader based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with over 20 years combined industry and consulting experience across many Fortune 500 companies. He is responsible for driving activities such as analyzing, managing, and optimizing indirect spend portfolios including delivery oversight with a core domain emphasis on technology hardware, software, and services domains. In addition, he also leads the Global IT Category Council. Derek has broad experience leading solution design, sourcing delivery teams, and category managers across all indirect category spend domains.
Derek holds a BA degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix – Brookfield, Wisconsin Campus and an AS Business Management degree from the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC).