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Ohio Drops SciQuest And The Power Of Truth

April 26, 2016

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The beauty about telling the truth is that it cuts through distractions such as a $3.5 million lawsuit, and places the focus on where it belongs . . . the facts of a story. Back on August 7th, 2015 I wrote a post titled The Ohio Effect: Why SciQuest’s condition may be terminal. In the post, […]

Reader backlash leads to a new cover design for our book Procurement At A Crossroads

March 7, 2016

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Maybe my mother was wrong? But she couldn’t be! I mean she always said that everyone liked me! Have I been living under the false premise of a mother’s biased and blinded love? Oh well . . . at least the Easter bunny is still real . . . right? Okay, so what is this all […]

Life Outside of Procurement: A Sticky Gooey Dough

February 29, 2016

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We all have a life outside of procurement. Some of you for example may like to golf or play any number of sports. Others may like to go for long drives while listening to their favorite music. It could be anything. The point is that beyond our passion for procurement, we all have personal interests. Mine happens […]

Procurement and social media . . . is it a pairing made in heaven or the other place?

January 19, 2016

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If this will be the first time that you have tuned in to one of our Point-Counterpoint broadcasts on Blog Talk Radio, then you are in for a real treat today. At 1:00 PM EST this afternoon, Kelly Barner and I will be talking – okay maybe arguing, about the impact that social media has had […]

But You Can’t Say That, or Why Do I Write What I Write?

January 15, 2016

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Someone recently asked me why I write what I write? My initial response was to say something reminiscent of the sentiments expressed by George Leigh Mallory regarding why he climbed Mount Everest . . . because it is there. In short, I write because I love to write. However – and this is just my viewpoint, […]

IACCM Ask The Expert Webinar Now Available On-Demand

September 28, 2015

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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

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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 […]

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