What is Touchless Procurement? (.PDF Download)

Oct. 21, 2020
As companies across all industries adopt technology that minimizes “touches,” the touchless procurement movement begins to gather steam.

In an era where minimizing physical contact between people and inanimate objects has become a crucial part of staying healthy, the “touchless” movement is officially in full swing. And while it may have already been gaining traction pre-COVID, the technology that’s operated by means of gestures—instead of requiring a user to touch a keypad, screen or some other device—is gaining ground in many business areas right now.

Procurement is one area that’s ripe for more touchless technology. This not only includes tools that reduce the need for human “touches,” but also the platforms that can help streamline procurement, automate processes and help buyers leverage the power of data analytics.