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ISM/Zycus Webinar Now Available On-Demand

November 21, 2016

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Click on the slide below, to access the on-demand version of last week’s ISM/Zycus Webinar titled “A Clear View Of Your Procurement Horizons.” 30

A Questionable Quote #2

November 16, 2016

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My recent ISM – Zycus Webinar stimulated some interesting exchanges with the sizable audience. I say sizable audience because I think it is important for you to know that the discussion and corresponding poll result actually came from a healthy pool of respondents. In short, it would not be unreasonable to assume that the numbers […]

Poll Results From Zycus – ISM Webinar Paints An Interesting Procurement Picture

November 16, 2016

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I just finished giving my webinar on the Zycus – ISM #Horizon2016 conference, and the results of the 4 polls taken are to many eye opening . . . even surprising. In this first in a series of posts, I will share with you those results – and yes, a picture is indeed worth a […]

Former Coupa VP of Product Management reaches out to talk about his new company

April 17, 2016

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This weekend, the Chief Commercial Officer from POOL4TOOL, Roger Blumberg, reached out to me through LinkedIn to ask if I was familiar with his company. In what turned out to be an impromptu electronic dialogue, it is amazing what you can learn with a few short keystrokes and the right questions. Rather than focusing on the […]

Wall Street And The Analyst Firms Are Dead . . . Long Live The New DO-ERS!

February 24, 2016

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Not that long ago I wrote about Zycus and their proud proclamation that they are independent and free from the reliance on traditional money sources such as VCs and Wall Street. I have never been a big fan of Wall Street for pretty much the same reasons as most everyone else. If you have seen […]

How does Wall Street and Venture Capitalist money influence service provider transparency?

January 27, 2016

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I have been getting a lot of interesting feedback regarding my last post about Zycus. In one discussion, I had expressed my surprise regarding how frank they were about the market, the competition, where they are weak, and where they are strong. I could not help but wonder why they were so open. The response I received was […]

Referring to themselves as the last of the great independents, Zycus call was unexpected and interesting

January 26, 2016

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I must admit that I was a little surprised when I received an e-mail from Zycus indicating that they wanted to talk with me to provide an update on their company. It is not because I am not a good conversationalist. I think that I can be an interesting, delightful, and perhaps even entertaining contributor to any […]