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Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters has had a productive spring and that is very good news for buyers of procurement technology solutions. Spend Matters has announced its updated free SolutionMap rankings for the Spring…

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Newly Identified Target Industries for Local Diverse Economies

Newly Identified Target Industries for Local Diverse Economies

Recently, the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) identified new target industries for Southern Nevada. In 2017, LVGEA, recognizing the need for the region to diversify its economic base, published…

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What are the Implications of a Shifting Millennial Workforce?

What are the Implications of a Shifting Millennial Workforce?

SmartAsset’s fifth annual study on where millennials are moving reveals the cities and states where net migration is the highest. What is significant about this data is that “millennials have…

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Digital Marketplaces in the News

Digital Marketplaces in the News

B2B marketplace launches and offering updates are not slowing down, demonstrating the importance of this supply related trend. Here are recent announcements organized by spend category. Contingent Workforce Fiverr Opens…

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Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

The data marketplace trend continues with these two announcements involving alternative supplier and sourcing related data. Thomas and Bloomberg On March 16, 2021, Thomas announced that it will provide industrial…

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Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Nothing announces Spring quite like a chocolate Easter bunny or egg. It is good to know that there is a way to see which chocolate companies are supplying their products…

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Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Happy International Women’s Day. Three studies that measure gender equality and the pandemic’s impact (both positive and negative) on women’s work environments were recently launched. Gender Balance Index This index,…

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The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

Last month, Moody’s Corporation announced its intentions to acquire Cortera, a North American credit data supplier. According to the press release, the acquisition will expand its coverage of small and…

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