Battle of the bots: BT and Vodafone procurement chiefs forecast AI-driven buying

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BT’s Cyril Pourrat and Vodafone’s Ninian Wilson discuss future of procurement, with AI at the core and negotiation bots taking on each other as tech matures. Read more…

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  • Organisations: BT Group; BT Sourced; Efficio; Harbottle & Lewis; Interparliamentary Forum on Emerging Technologies; nnamu; Pega; Versed AI; Vodafone Group; Vodafone Procurement Company; _VOIS.
  • Geographic: Europe; Luxembourg; UK.
  • People: Adam Brown; Cyril Pourrat; Emma Wright; Ninian Wilson; Simon Lipscomb.
  • Themes: AI; Autonomous procurement and automated buying; ChatGPT; ESG; Generative AI; Chatbots; Natural language processing; Negotiation bots; Procurement technology; Supply chain management; Tenders.

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