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Interview withTHOMASNET President & CEO Tony Uphoff to kick off New Look & Sound PI Window Season on BTR

March 6, 2017

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I will be kicking off of the new 2017 PI Window On The World radio season on #blogtalkradio a week from today on March 13th at 12 Noon ET. At that time, I will be talking with THOMASNET President and CEO, Tony Uphoff, regarding their new partnership with Dun & Bradstreet. Of course, it isn’t just […]

THOMASNET – D&B Partnership: Now This Is A Story To Watch

March 3, 2017

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Finally, a news story that is worth following. The partnership between THOMASNET.com (formerly the Thomas Register), a company that is more than 100 years old, and Dunn & Bradstreet (a company that is more than 150 years old) to protect supply chains against disruption due to unforeseen risks, is a potential game changer. Sure, there […]

A Quick Thought: Has the Top 30 Under 30 Gone MIA?

January 13, 2016

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I was, like many in our industry, delighted when ThomasNet and ISM teamed up to launch the Annual Top 30 Under 30 program. I even did a radio segment on it shortly after the campaign was launched in early 2014. By focusing on a group of 30 “rising”supply chain stars who, as the name suggests, […]

Who is footing the bill for your market intelligence? by Jon Hansen

July 29, 2015

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In my interview with Shel Israel back in 2010, we discussed how Twitter would monetize its growing popularity. The segment was aptly titled Can Twitter Make Money. For those who are unfamiliar with Israel, he is one of the country’s foremost authorities on social media, having co-authored the book Naked Conversations, How Blogs are Changing […]

A confident disclaimer from ThomasNet VP regarding Walmart deal? by Jon Hansen

July 22, 2015

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“We are not here to pass judgement – the suppliers can speak for themselves . . . it is up to them to decide” – Tom Greco, VP of Publishing Operations at ThomasNet.Com It is rare that one receives the answer to a question in such a direct and concise manner, so as to remove any […]

Walmart “Tapping” ThomasNet Gives One An Uneasy Feeling by Jon Hansen

July 9, 2015

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“Responding to feedback from its vendors that finding U.S. sources of supply was a challenge, Walmart found the solution in ThomasNet.com, industry’s leading platform for product sourcing and supplier discovery.” – Bloomberg Newswire, July 8th, 2015 One of the most frequently used taglines in the movies is “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” It […]

The Answer Alex: Busch, Handfield, Vitasek, Cummins and Barner by Jon Hansen

March 2, 2015

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Dear Jon I like reading your blog, “The Face of Procurement’s Generation Next” as it very much resonates with me.  I am an independent consultant, who is supporting a global organisation to define the Procurement Capabilities of the future.  I would like to speak with some leading edge professionals in Procurement & Supply and wondered […]