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Procurement Insights Exclusive: NLPA, From Humble Beginnings To The World’s Largest Purchasing Association

July 10, 2017

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“Our logo, with its forward thinking modern feel is represented by the abstract graphic mark of a globe, coupled with small dots, connecting the world with the profession of Procurement & Supply Chain Management.” – Excerpt Sunday, July 9th, 2017 letter to stakeholders As I read the advance copy of the above letter that Vivek Shally, President of Next Level […]

Procurement Insights Exclusive: NLPA’s new logo and global reach

July 10, 2017

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“Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA) is the world’s largest membership association for purchasing professional having over 280,000 members in over 100 countries. NLPA is now a part of the CertiTrek Group portfolio of certifications. CertiTrek raises the bar to set new standards for a certification company.” – Excerpt Sunday, July 9th, 2017 letter to stakeholders […]

Charles Dominick’s NLPA Now Part Of Certitrek????

June 8, 2017

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In this hyper-connected world of ours, it is hard for anyone to sneeze without everyone saying God bless you. Here I am sitting at my desk when I received the following message via Skype at 10:23 PM. “Hey, Jon – sorry for the late message. Did you know that the Next Level Purchasing Association was […]

Is this why POOL4TOOL CCO approached me about Jaggaer over a month ago?

June 2, 2017

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A little more than a month ago, I was talking and InMessaging with Roger Blumberg who is the Chief Commercial Officer at POOL4TOOL. He asked me an interesting question; would I be willing to speak with Jaggaer management which as everyone knows is now leading the former SciQuest organization. The reason he was asking is that he has connections with […]

Procurious Career Bootcamp Series

May 22, 2017

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If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to check out the Procurious Career Boot Camp video series, then I would recommend that you do. Just click on the image below to access all 15 videos featuring procurement industry thought leaders. 30

The Ivalua tail wags the CGI dog

April 17, 2017

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On the 26th of April, I will be interviewing Ivalua’s SVP Sales and Business Development Amol Joshi for the PI Window on The World radio show. The segment will air on the 27th of April at 12:00 Noon. In preparation for the interview with Joshi, I had the opportunity to talk with him earlier today […]

Initial Questions Regarding Spend Matters SolutionMap

April 11, 2017

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Spend Matters released its first SolutionMap, an essential tool for procurement executives and their teams to assess and understand vendor capability on an ongoing basis. – Press Release, April 10th, 2017 I received an e-mail from Azul Partners VP of Marketing Carina Kuhl in which she shared news regarding Spend Matters’ release of its first […]