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Mickey North Rizza v. Thomas Kase

May 3, 2017

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Some of the people who have been following the #coupakase story had observed that while Thomas Kase’s move to Coupa isn’t as noteworthy as when Mickey North Rizza jumped to Bravo, they are in agreement that the optics are an issue. I would agree with this assessment from the standpoint of poor optics. However, for […]

From The Shadows Emerges An Invitation To My Readers To Consider Questions Regarding The NIGP by Jon Hansen

May 8, 2015

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I received the following e-mail moments ago and will share it with you, unedited and in its entirety: Based on the exposure of Tom Blaine, whether legitimate or not, the provider of this information does not feel they can trust you. But, they feel you are the only chance for a complete story. I am […]

Anatomy Of An RFI: Examining The Official NIGP Consulting RFI Document by Jon Hansen

April 26, 2015

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. . . an RFI is often used as a solicitation sent to a broad base of potential suppliers for the purpose of conditioning suppliers’ minds, developing strategy, building a database, and preparing for an RFP, RFT, or RFQ. – Wikipedia Okay fellow procurement professionals . . . am I missing something here, or is […]

NIGP, Periscope by Colin Cram

April 11, 2015

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Originally posted on Procurement Insights EU Edition:
Organisations such as NIGP frequently struggle to exist on membership subscriptions alone. They therefore have to find other sources of income. My interpretation of the issues identified by Jon Hansen is that the need for income may have led the NIGP into what appear to be some shady…

NIGP CodeGate’s Deep Throat reveals troubling conflicts of interest at the “non-profit” association by Jon Hansen

April 6, 2015

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I didn’t have to plant a red flag in a flower potĀ outside on my apartment balcony – which is a good thing because I don’t live in an apartment . . . nor do I have a balcony. To start, I do not know theĀ individual who contacted me . . . I won’t even share […]