Ian Anstey

Business Development Director UK&I and Nordics, apsolut Group 

Ian has spent the last 10 years delivering Cloud based Spend Management solutions for a range of global, SME and start up organisations, including eProcurement, travel and expense management and ERP systems. In his current role as Business Development Director for UK&I & the Nordics, Ian is accelerating apsolut’s brand awareness in these countries bringing topics like Machine Learning forward as part of a procurement innovation agenda. With his distinct ‘hands on’ mentality, Ian will focus on the question of how these ‘hot topics’ can be transformed with marketing buzzwords into corporate benefits.

Session Details

Applications for Bots / Enterprise Assistants in the Procurement Area

Available bot and virtual assistant solutions will soon grow into full-scale enterprise assistants. Our session gives a glimpse into that journey, since the area of procurement holds various application. We will discuss topics such as Buyer Negotiation Bots, Approval Bots or Guided Buying Bots and how companies can benefit.


Benefits of attending this session: 

  • Get an overview: Which bots and virtual assistant solutions are already workable in practice?
  • Learn how your business can benefit from available bots and virtual assistants.
  • Get an idea about your journey to operating bots within your procurement processes.