Bloggers Defence Fund by Jon Hansen

October 15, 2015

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Like journalists for traditional mediums such as newspapers, bloggers are also vulnerable in terms of becoming a target of lawsuits as a means of inhibiting their ability to cover important stories. Recently, I became the target of a $3.5 million lawsuit from a large U.S.-based company. Even though my research is sound – with corresponding reference links […]

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Procurious Big Ideas Summit: The New Torchbearers Of Truth

February 23, 2017

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Speak To Power! In the procurement world, who are the new torchbearers of truth and insight, and why are they critical to the future of our industry? Resource Link: JFK on the importance of the press to a free society (http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/jfk-on-the-importance-of-the-press-to-a-free-society-880072259938) 30

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Auditor General’s Report on BravoSolution Implementation Raises A Number Of Concerns

December 20, 2016

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Last year I wrote a series of articles on the BravoSolution implementation challenges with the Province of Ontario. According to sources, the provider was using strong arm tactics in an effort to force Ontario public sector organizations to use their platform. As is the case with any investigative story that originates with unnamed sources, I reached […]

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Which kind of procurement pro are you?

December 10, 2016

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Along the lines of a picture being worth a thousand words sentiment, take a few seconds to answer our poll as to which one of the two scenarios in our images below best represents the mindset of today’s procurement professional. Feel free to add a comment if so inclined i.e. why did you select the one that you did. […]

Posted in: PI Poll

A Questionable Quote #3

December 1, 2016

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In today’s #instaschat discussion on Twitter, the “Epic #Procurement Twitter Posse” has some of us have been called, had a lively discussion based on a series of questions posed by @instasupply. Be sure to check out the hashtag #instaschat on Twitter, as there were definitely some great observations shared, and opinions expressed. In the meantime, the […]

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ISM/Zycus Webinar Now Available On-Demand

November 21, 2016

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Click on the slide below, to access the on-demand version of last week’s ISM/Zycus Webinar titled “A Clear View Of Your Procurement Horizons.” 30

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A Questionable Quote #2

November 16, 2016

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My recent ISM – Zycus Webinar stimulated some interesting exchanges with the sizable audience. I say sizable audience because I think it is important for you to know that the discussion and corresponding poll result actually came from a healthy pool of respondents. In short, it would not be unreasonable to assume that the numbers […]

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Poll Results From Zycus – ISM Webinar Paints An Interesting Procurement Picture

November 16, 2016

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I just finished giving my webinar on the Zycus – ISM #Horizon2016 conference, and the results of the 4 polls taken are to many eye opening . . . even surprising. In this first in a series of posts, I will share with you those results – and yes, a picture is indeed worth a […]

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