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THOMASNET – D&B Partnership: Now This Is A Story To Watch

March 3, 2017


Finally, a news story that is worth following. The partnership between (formerly the Thomas Register), a company that is more than 100 years old, and Dunn & Bradstreet (a company that is more than 150 years old) to protect supply chains against disruption due to unforeseen risks, is a potential game changer. Sure, there […]

IBM Empower 2016 Tweetchat: What Is Innovation In Procurement?

October 5, 2016


Although I was unable to attend Empower 2016 in person, IBM reached out to me as a Top 50 Futurist to join fellow procurement thought leaders on a Live Tweetchat to talk about Innovation In Procurement. You can throw your hat in to the proverbial discussion ring and share your thoughts on what Procurement Innovation […]

IBM invite to join their Futurist Community; Honored to be one of the 50!

September 23, 2016


I received an invitation from IBM to join their Futurist “think tank” community. This Community consists of 50 handpicked industry leaders selected based on their field expertise, social presence, and engagement in the Commerce conversation, including supply chain and procurement. They indicated that they reached out to me because they have been following my coverage […]

Why I Joined The Revolution

September 22, 2016


Stand Up. Speak Out. Drive Change. This is Kelly Barner’s and Philip Ideson’s call to join the revolution . . . the Procurement Revolution. We are not talking about just a snappy tagline here with a great logo. When Barner and Ideson talk revolution they are using real fighting words. They are talking about the need to reshape […]

Truth In Procurement Part 2

August 13, 2016


Apparently Part 1 of my interview on Bill Culhane‘s terrific radio show broke listener records, so tune into part 2 and let me know what you think . . . (for Canadian listeners, you can hear the segment on Spreaker at Going wherever the Truth leads. Also, the Cubs are leading and Bed Bugs […]

Is There Truth In Procurement?

August 6, 2016


CLICK LINK TO LISTEN TO THE LATEST EPISODE Show Survives a Cancelled Flight. The Voice and Conscience Behind #CodeGate and #Transparency. Protecting a Best Friend 30

Procurement Insights Moves Into Mainstream Media

July 25, 2016


With our final sponsorship commitments ending at the end of this month, Procurement Insights will be a 100 percent sponsor free blog. While I have always striven to provide thorough and objective coverage, for me accepting blog sponsorship dollars didn’t seem to mesh with true journalism. Or as I would write in my post it is […]