Bloggers Defence Fund by Jon Hansen

October 15, 2015



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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Should Vendor Executives Be Held Personally Liable For Failed Implementations? by Jon Hansen

October 13, 2015


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According to an October 8th, 2015 article in the Portland Business Journal, The Oregon Supreme Court “sided with the state and denied Oracle America’s attempt to dismiss its top brass as defendants in the state’s lawsuit.” Putting aside everything else pertaining to this story, including my belief that what we are now witnessing could very well be the […]

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Further Review of SciQuest video reveals contradictions that raise more questions by Jon Hansen

October 4, 2015


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Having watched and listened repeatedly to the 55 minute SciQuest Q2 Scoop video, and reviewing my corresponding 33 pages of notes, further contradictions in terms of SciQuest’s SLAPP and subsequent $3.5 million lawsuit have come to light. On page 18, point 46 of the SLAPP document, SciQuest contends that my November 28th, 2014 post titled […]

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IACCM Ask The Expert Webinar Now Available On-Demand

September 28, 2015


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If you didn’t have the opportunity to join the recent IACCM Ask The Expert Webinar, when Kelly Barner and I talked about our new book Procurement At The Crossroads: Career-impacting Insights into a Rapidly Changing Industry, it is now available on-demand. You can, at your convenience, tune in via my radio show on Blog Talk Radio through the […]

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Ask the Expert – Nine questions critical to the future of procurement WEBINAR

September 9, 2015



Thursday 17th September 2015 – 4:00 PM London, 11:00 AM New York, 11:00 PM Singapore Jon Hansen and Kelly Barner are the co-authors of ‘Procurement at a Crossroads: Career Impacting Insights into a Rapidly Changing Industry’ (November 2015) takes a close look at the field of procurement during a time of extraordinary transition. In the book, the […]

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Addressing Wiehe’s alleged accusations of being Big Foot with an agenda by Jon Hansen

September 8, 2015


SciQuest Q2 Scoop Cartoon

By now you have likely read my previous post A Material Change at SciQuest?, in which I shared with you the information I had received from multiple sources within the company. Included were a series of audio excerpts from their recent Q2 Scoop session. Another of the excerpts – which you will be able to access by clicking […]

Posted in: Commentary

A Material Change at SciQuest? by Jon Hansen

September 6, 2015


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Analysts, however, didn’t share his unwavering confidence, with Stifel, Nicolaus & Co, Inc’s Tom Roderick asking what assurances Wiehe could offer that implementation issues didn’t contribute to the contract dispute. “How much comfort do you have that we won’t see this sort of situation replicated with other large bodies?” he asked. Wiehe repeatedly insisted Colorado […]

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