Interview withTHOMASNET President & CEO Tony Uphoff to kick off New Look & Sound PI Window Season on BTR

March 6, 2017

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I will be kicking off of the new 2017 PI Window On The World radio season on #blogtalkradio a week from today on March 13th at 12 Noon ET. At that time, I will be talking with THOMASNET President and CEO, Tony Uphoff, regarding their new partnership with Dun & Bradstreet. Of course, it isn’t just […]

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Forbes Insights Profiles Thought Leader Zvi Schreiber, Founder, ​and CEO, Freightos.

March 6, 2017

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It was back in late 2013 that I first encountered Freightos as part of our New Wave Companies to Watch program. Similar to my 2009 radio series Emerging Giants: The New Titans of the SaaS World, the focus of the New Wave program was to identify the up and coming disruptive innovators who I believed would […]

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

March 3, 2017

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Finally, a news story that is worth following. The partnership between THOMASNET.com (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 […]

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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. […]

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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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