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Martha Stewart’s comment that “Bloggers Are Not Experts” is a case of delivering the right message but using the wrong standards by Jon Hansen

October 17, 2013

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“Bloggers are writing recipes that aren’t tested, aren’t necessarily very good or are copies of things that really good editors have created and done. Bloggers create a kind of …umm…popularity but they are not the experts. We have to understand that.” – Martha Stewart Nothing beats a good dust-up to get the heart pumping and […]

More than 6 years after my Dangerous Myths post, Jason Busch admits that he kind of got it wrong (Part 1 of 2) by Jon Hansen

June 19, 2013

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“I spent five years at FreeMarkets before launching Spend Matters and covering the market as a journalist and analyst . . . I’m a guilty party in terms of reverse auctions and foisting them on suppliers . . . I am also a proponent of them as well, but as you’ll see in our thinking […]

What if there is no value in what you’re doing? by Kelly Barner

May 14, 2013

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The very best thing about my role at Buyers Meeting Point is that I get to work and learn at the same time. I read and attend events under the ‘pretense’ that I’m helping my time-strapped colleagues stay on top of the latest in trends and thought leadership from around supply management. While that happens […]

The Prognosticators Series: 2013 Predictions by Kelly Barner

January 4, 2013

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Editor’s Note:  As is often the case when the hands of time tick relentlessly forward into another new year, we take this opportunity to look ahead to what the next 12 months might hold in store for us both personally as well as for the purchasing industry as a whole. In this the first installment […]

The First Procurement Insights Post . . . Five Years Later Were My Observations Right?

October 26, 2012

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Editor’s Note: As we quickly approach my 1,000th Procurement Insights blog post – we are with today’s submission at 995, I thought that I would share with you the very first post from May 18th, 2007. The topic that I tackled was the movement away from ERP/IT-centric e-procurement initiatives and the effect on buyers, sellers […]

As I approach my 1,000th Procurement Insights blog post the question remains . . . why blog?

October 25, 2012

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1,000 blog posts . . . well actually as of right now and excluding today’s post, 993. When I started the Procurement Insights blog back in May 2007 I never had what you would say a grand plan.  Seth Godin once said that he blogs because he can think of no other medium through which […]

Virginia’s eProcurement Bureau Director to provide the client point of view with a regular column in the Procurement Insights Blog

August 28, 2012

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The first time I had the pleasure of talking with Bob Sievert back in August 2007 was when he contacted me regarding a then recent post titled The Ariba Interviews: Re-engineering the Future of On-Demand? After introducing himself and sharing with me a brief overview of Virginia’s eVA initiative, Bob asked if I would be interested […]

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