Browsing All posts tagged under »procurement«

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 […]

It is time for procurement to come of age by Jon Hansen

August 20, 2015


“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” On August 31st this year, we will no longer be accepting new service provider sponsors for the Procurement Insights and Procurement Insights European Union […]

Is The Busch Era Coming To An End . . . Should It Have Started In The First Place? by Jon Hansen

August 14, 2015


You know how they say that a picture is worth a thousand words? Well as it turns out – at least in the case of Jason Busch, a resume also speaks volumes. Before I share with you the results of my research, I am going to pose the following question; if someone has never actually […]

Weinberger HBR article overthinks the solutions to paid content challenges by Jon Hansen

August 13, 2015


In his July 22nd, 2013 Harvard Business Review article “The Ethics of Using Paid Content in Journalism“, David Weinberger talks about a paper that in my opinion unnecessarily complicates the challenges associated with what is or is not acceptable, in terms of paid content or native advertising. I am not suggesting that his text is in and of […]

The Other Side of Grimm by Jon Hansen

May 20, 2015


A colleague recently asked me the following question; will those who oppose NIGP’s Chief Executive Rick Grimm be annoyed because my coverage may not have demonized him as they had hoped? It is an interesting query on many levels. To start, I think it is safe to say that this story overall is frustrating to many regardless of […]

Jumping Down The #CodeGate Rabbit Holes by Jon Hansen

May 14, 2015


“In a fall down the rabbit hole, an individual sets off on the path with a goal, gets sidetracked by various events and changes direction several times along the way, eventually ending up somewhere unexpected, typically without having satisfied the original purpose of the quest. Nevertheless, the path often leads to serendipitous discoveries. Furthermore, according to […]


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