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Are investment bankers and Wall Street bad for business? by Jon Hansen

November 29, 2014

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In what many consider to be a controversial article titled The Myth of Ariba, a former executive for the company said the following; “Ariba was a real company with a real product that got swept up in its own hype, with unfortunate consequences,” and that “Ariba was basically a fraud . . . creating [the […]

Webinar | The procurement team of the future

November 25, 2014

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Prior to leaving for the Virginia 2014 Forum in which I was the moderator for a panel discussion on Leveraging The Power of Procurement, I had the opportunity to serve as the moderator for Proxima’s The Procurement Team of The Future webinar. To sign up to watch the on-demand webinar, which discusses the changing role […]

24 of the most influential people in procurement

November 25, 2014

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I was both honored and humbled to have made this list.  Obviously a big thanks to Procurious for including me in a group that also has Buyers Meeting Point’s Kelly Barner and Hal Good. However, the real credit goes to you my readers and listeners.  Thank you for tuning in all these years.  Of course the next few […]

Expert panel weighs in on how to “Leverage The Power of Procurement” at Virginia Forum 2014

November 21, 2014

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This past week I had the great privilege of moderating a panel discussion on Leveraging The Power of Procurement at the Virginia 2014 Forum. The guest panel, which featured IACCM’s Tim Cummins, NIGP’s Chief Executive Rick Grimm, The Hackett Group’s Chris Sawchuk and  author-educator Kate Vitasek, provided an insightful and thought-provoking look at a profession […]

In which way does this picture make you think of procurement?

November 20, 2014

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They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and in seeing the cover of the recent issue of The New Yorker’s 2014 Cartoons Of The Year in an airport store, I was immediately reminded of procurement.  In fact so much so, I actually purchased a copy of the magazine. While I will in a future […]

How do procurement professionals know when “The Price Is Right”? by Jon Hansen

October 10, 2014

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Editor’s Note: I just came across this post on LinkedIn and could not help but wonder if procurement professionals and suppliers share the same view in terms of what constitutes the “right price.” Click on the image below to access the article and then share your thoughts. 30

New industry study reports a significant reduction in intended spend on Procure-to-Pay Platforms by Jon Hansen

October 7, 2014

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You ever notice that with a satellite dish, there are always sporting events going on somewhere around the world on a 24/7 basis.  From football – both the North American and world versions – to cricket, hockey and even outrunning boulders down steep inclines (although I am not sure if the latter counts as being […]

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