Browsing All posts tagged under »IACCM«

IACCM Ask The Expert Webinar Now Available On-Demand

September 28, 2015


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 […]

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 […]

Are you willing to pay? The challenge facing non-profit Associations

August 19, 2015


Originally posted on Commitment Matters:
Last week, Jon Hansen wrote a blog in which he observed that people are increasingly unwilling to pay for content. I responded to him regarding the challenges this represents for organizations that seek to remain objective in the advice they offer – and how it means they must increasingly consider…

Are associations for sale to the highest bidder? by Jon Hansen

August 18, 2015


My last post Is The Busch Era Coming To An End . . . Should It Have Started In The First Place?, has generated some interesting feedback. Here are a few examples: “This was quality read and you’ve raised some thought provoking questions!” – Government Market Master Group Member “You really nailed it on Spend Matters and […]

Managing change is the key to Virginia’s continuing success with eVA by Jon Hansen

June 19, 2015


Change is inevitable. Our ability to not only recognize this immutable truth, but adapt to it, is the key to whether change will be a good thing or not. In my post yesterday, I talked with IACCM’s CEO and founder Tim Cummins about the importance of leadership succession planning. His reference to Warren Buffett’s “progression of the […]

Leadership succession is the key to maintaining an association’s values and relevancy by Jon Hansen

June 18, 2015


I recently thought about a comment that was made by one of my numerous sources for the NIGP #CodeGate story, regarding how Lewis Spangler is probably turning in his grave as a result of the perceived avarice on the part of current NIGP Chief Executive Rick Grimm. In explaining the reason for their comment, the individual said […]

Hawaii moves away from the NIGP Code . . . will other states follow? by Jon Hansen

June 2, 2015


IMPORTANT NOTICE! HIePRO currently uses NIGP (National Institute of Governmental Purchasing) commodity codes to connect vendors to the solicitations they are interested via e-mail notifications. In August 2015, the State Procurement Office (SPO) will change the commodity code classification system from the NIGP codes to the NAICS (North American Industry Code System) code. The e-mail […]


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