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News I am Tracking For Next Week: Rhode Island Selects Perfect Commerce and More . . .

September 22, 2017

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Earlier this week I learned that Rhode Island has awarded an eProcurement contract to Perfect Commerce. This is exciting news following last month’s interview with Proactis CFO Tim Sykes regarding the Proactis – Perfect Commerce acquisition. By the way, you can listen to that interview through the following link; An Insight Into The Proactis – Perfect […]

What If?

July 13, 2017

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Inspired by The Economist’s annual “What If” essays, I thought that it might be fun to apply the same question to our procurement world. For example, “What If” Rob Bernshteyn had been CEO of Perfect Commerce instead of Coupa? “What If” IBM never purchased Emptoris? Here’s one, “What If” Andrew Bartolini had continued to be […]

Friday Musings: Why Reese’s would approve of PROACTIS’ Acquisition of Perfect Commerce

July 7, 2017

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  By now you have already heard the news that UK-based PROACTIS is acquiring US-based Perfect Commerce. Besides providing further evidence that we are at the very beginning of a looming M&A upswing, it is also a sign that these companies have come to the realization that rather than attempting to penetrate new global markets […]

Musings For A New Year: Do vendors have to make it in the U.S. to be successful?

January 12, 2016

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Editor’s Note: The following are musings from a mind with too much caffeine, a computer, and observational inclinations. As such, beyond what is plainly written, there is an underlying message. Do you know what it is? If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere . . . – Lyrics from the song New York, New […]

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

September 8, 2015

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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 […]

The beginning of an exodus from the NIGP Code? by Jon Hansen

June 25, 2015

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“Activebidder.com is an eprocurement website that runs Riverside/Irvine California and perhaps a few others . . .  They just announced the switch from NIGP to NAICS. Makes sense for smaller epro services like activebidder to strategically shift from NIGP after perfect commerce?” – anonymous source In my most recent post (New NIGP Revelations: A Story […]

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 […]