VPC dished out eight awards in its first digital edition. Accenture the standout: ‘Supplier of the Year’ and outstanding technology performance recognised. Nokia picks up two trophies, too. Sitetracker win nods to Tomorrow Street value. Ericsson and Huawei absent.
Luxembourg get-together moved back to October 2020.
Arch Summit now established on startup event circuit. Wide range of entries: newborns to scaleups; leftfield to serial entrepreneurs. Industry judges impress by out-performing the celebrities.
The Group is refreshing its defensive commercial strategy. Marginal-gains mission handed to all OpCos and central functions.
Vodafone’s Group Foundation is adding a new, “commercial” layer to its Connecting for Good strategy, with the establishment of a dedicated investment vehicle called Vodafone Business Ventures (VBV).
Ninian Wilson, Global Supply Chain Director at Vodafone, used his keynote at Arch Summit to highlight ongoing digitisation of Vodafone Procurement Company’s (VPC) internal functions as it continues to spearhead efforts to drive cost out of the Group’s P&L.
Johan Wibergh, Chief Technology Officer of Vodafone, used the Arch Summit to provide a teaser on the Group’s coming “Technology 2025” strategic update, and a glimpse into leadership’s latest thinking about how it can protect revenue and relevance as challenges continue to mount.
Arch Summit now established as a forum for Vodafone suppliers and partners. Wibergh teases-out Vodafone’s Technology 2025 strategy; fuelled by ‘radical simplification’ mantra, ‘Technology Communications Company’ goal. VPC’s Wilson walks-the-digital-walk with SCM Control Centre; outlines multi-dimensional supply chain (and partnering) vision. £50m-budget Group Foundation getting commercial with VBV investment ...
Tomorrow Street’s Arch Summit 2019 hosted the 2018/19 Vodafone Supplier Awards in Luxembourg last night, in what is becoming a customary part of the annual event aimed around bridging the gap between corporations and startups.