Browsing All posts tagged under »mergers and acquisitions«

SciQuest has the secret sauce for contract management success? Not according to Oregon and Colorado! by Jon Hansen

September 25, 2013

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In yet another glaring example of how the industry seems to turn a blind eye to major failures on the part of vendors who fall short in delivering promised results, IACCMs teaming up with SciQuest to offer a webinar titled “Contract Management Success: The Secret Sauce” is sadly comical. While I have nothing but great […]

Are You Self-Motivated For Your Own Self-Improvement? By Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2

December 19, 2012

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According to an article on Manufacturing.net, the number of corporate mergers and acquisitions were up by about 16% from January through June of this year, compared to the same period from 2011. One of the driving forces behind mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is “synergy.”  What synergy means in this context is that two companies have […]

The M&A Shuffle or, Why Clients Assuming Responsibility for their Own Success is Forever Altering the Consultant/Vendor Landscape

October 22, 2010

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In yesterday’s post “eVA: Your Still The One!,”  I had provided a number of insights into why Virginia’s program continues to be one of the most enduring examples of a procurement initiative that has and continues to deliver results. While there are other programs to which I can refer in the context of being successful such […]

Procurement considerations when dealing with a merger? (A PI Q&A)

July 23, 2008

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Network Member Question   Aside from the basics of spend analysis and eliminating redundancy, I’m curious to hear of other’s experiences in dealing with merger/acquisitions and how the cultural elements were addressed in terms of promoting the use of preferred vendors and the adoption of expense management policy.   What are some best practices to […]

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