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Next Week; My Take On Horizon 2017 #HZN17

October 13, 2017

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Earlier this week I was in New Orleans – or the Big Easy as it is better known at Horizon 2017 moderating two discussions featuring expert panelists from around the globe. The first – which was on the Main Stage was titled Procurement Automation in Postmodern ERP Age. The dialogue was energized as both panelists, […]

3 Poll Results From Zycus Webinar Provide Glimpse Into P2P Future

August 24, 2017

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While I will be sharing with you the on-demand link from this morning’s Zycus webinar (Driving P2Pay Beyond Implementation) as soon as it is available, I wanted to post the results of the three polls that were taken during the session. Both Zycus VP of Corporate Development Richard Waugh and I were somewhat surprised by […]

New Webinar: Driving P2P Returns Beyond Implementation

August 1, 2017

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  When the first post appeared in the Procurement Insights blog in May 2007, it was well before what has now been referred to by Gartner as the “post-ERP Era.” At the time, some of the biggest challenges facing the procurement world evolved around the declining returns on ERP-based procurement solutions and user adoption (or […]

Who Is Bob Solomon @bsolomon10?

July 20, 2017

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I inadvertently stumbled upon a blog post in my email by Bob Solomon titled The Forrester Wave™: eProcurement, Q2 2017. Usually, when I receive a Magic Quadrant or Forrester Wave notification I dismiss it as most of my readers consider such things to be either industry propaganda or as one so eloquently put it; “a paid infomercial.” Although […]

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 […]

Theranos and procurement continued . . .

May 9, 2016

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“whose best interest does the procurement industry press serve . . . the solution providers or the procurement professional? You cannot serve both.” Or here’s another way to look at the dynamics of such relationships: “whose best interests do procurement professionals serve . . . the suppliers who serve our business customers, or our business […]

Former Coupa VP of Product Management reaches out to talk about his new company

April 17, 2016

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This weekend, the Chief Commercial Officer from POOL4TOOL, Roger Blumberg, reached out to me through LinkedIn to ask if I was familiar with his company. In what turned out to be an impromptu electronic dialogue, it is amazing what you can learn with a few short keystrokes and the right questions. Rather than focusing on the […]