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4 Major Problems With Jason Busch’s Post Regarding COUPA Kase

April 28, 2017

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While I have reached out to Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn as well as Spend Matters’ Carina Kuhl for a comment on my post from this morning, I was sent the link to a post that Jason Busch wrote about Coupa hiring former Spend Matters employee Thomas Kase. You can read it through the following link; http://spendmatters.com/2017/04/28/technology-analysts-ndas/ Given […]

Spend Matters’ Kase Joins COUPA In An Interdepartmental Transfer

April 28, 2017

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For five years, Kase worked at Spend Matters as vice president of research and lead analyst . . . Prior to Spend Matters, Kase worked in different roles for source-to-pay providers Ariba and SciQuest – through their Procuri and AECsoft USA acquisitions, respectively. – April 27th, 2017, Global Newswire The incestuous nature of the procurement world […]

Part 1 of 2: The End Of The Sponsored Blog Era

April 26, 2017

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“There should be a presumption that media is misleading unless it’s been properly identified and labeled in advance,” he said.  April 26th, 2017 article Branded content regulation recommended for parliamentary review, as advertiser pressure is posed as a remedy for fake news By Katie Deighton According to the above article that appeared in the April 26th issue […]

Spend Matters SolutionMap: A Thin Line Between Greatness And Irrelevance

April 21, 2017

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The response to my April 11th post, Initial Questions Regarding Spend Matters SolutionMap has been interesting, to say the least. To start, I have appreciated the openness of Azul Partners VP of Marketing Carina Kuhl to provide me with information – including the E-Procurement SolutionMap PRO articles that are only available to subscribers, to help me to better understand their service […]

Initial Questions Regarding Spend Matters SolutionMap

April 11, 2017

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Spend Matters released its first SolutionMap, an essential tool for procurement executives and their teams to assess and understand vendor capability on an ongoing basis. – Press Release, April 10th, 2017 I received an e-mail from Azul Partners VP of Marketing Carina Kuhl in which she shared news regarding Spend Matters’ release of its first […]

Theranos and procurement continued . . .

May 9, 2016

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“whose best interest does the procurement industry press serve . . . the solution providers or the procurement professional? You cannot serve both.” Or here’s another way to look at the dynamics of such relationships: “whose best interests do procurement professionals serve . . . the suppliers who serve our business customers, or our business […]

Answer: Theranos coverage . . . Question: What does the Silicon Valley press and the procurement industry’s media have in common?

May 6, 2016

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But if you peel back all of the layers of this tale, at the center you will find one of the more insidious culprits: the Silicon Valley tech press. – from The Secret Culprit in the Theranos Mess by Nick Bilton, Vanity Fair News May 2nd, 2016  Back in 2010, I wrote a post that did […]