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Radio Debate . . . Oregon v. Oracle: A Question Of Executive Liability

November 4, 2015


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.” In today’s Blog Talk Radio segment, I am joined by Buyers Meeting Point’s Kelly Barner to talk about the consequences of this seminal […]

Kelly Barner weighs in on the Bloggers Defence Fund, my coverage of industry events, and the $3.5 million lawsuit by Jon Hansen

October 29, 2015


Editor’s Note: In response to a $3.5 million lawsuit, late last week I officially launched the Bloggers Defence Fund. While I have just begun the process of reaching out to the community, I have received words of support from several people – including the message below from Buyers Meeting Point’s Kelly Barner. It was originally […]

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 […]

What does “Covering The Procurement World” really mean? by Jon Hansen

June 14, 2015


In the 6th chapter of our upcoming book, Kelly Barner and I assess the effectiveness of the media in covering the procurement world. Titled “The Media and Procurement: Are We Really Covered?,” we open the chapter with the following; “I am hard pressed to understand the reasons why industry blogger and analyst coverage of the Periscope acquisition of BidSync […]

What Role Did The Collective NIGP Membership Play In The #CodeGate Scandal? by Jon Hansen

May 12, 2015


Collective guilt is particularly interesting, because it can lead to pro-social behaviors (such as apologies or restitution to injured groups), but also can motivate people to turn a blind eye to their own groups’s past misdeeds. – Elliot R. Smith, Indiana University According to multiple sources, the industry buzz regarding Procurement Insights’ coverage of #CodeGate is that […]

Rosslyn’s “Five Ways” Webinar And How To Find The Value From Big Data by Jon Hansen

April 28, 2015


“More importantly, how are we being equipped to handle Doug Laney’s volume, velocity, variety hypothesis relating to data growth, and the amount of information that bombards us on a daily even hourly basis?  In essence are we controlling the data or is the data controlling us and, are we seeing more but knowing less?” – […]

Should governments boycott Periscope-BidSync until the NIGP conflict is resolved? by Jon Hansen

April 22, 2015


Another major difference between grassroots boycotts and professional campaigns lies in their focus. While grassroots campaigns are usually aimed at convincing consumers to spend their money elsewhere, Steele says that smart campaigns direct their attention towards a brand’s reputation instead of directly at its bottom line. “Although seemingly intangible, the brand value alone of a […]


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