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What’s New: A Few Resource Announcements To Note

What’s New: A Few Resource Announcements To Note

Check out these recent market intel announcements! Statzon, a Startup to Watch, Raises Additional Funding – Statzon, a Finnish market intelligence startup, allows you to access market reports and insights…

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2022 Supply Market Information and Research Trends That Will Continue Into 2023

2022 Supply Market Information and Research Trends That Will Continue Into 2023

Covering the ever-evolving changes in supply market intelligence, it’s time again for our annual trends article. This year’s post focuses on select trends and offerings and begins with Kelly’s eye-opening…

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Finding Information on Startups in Stealth Mode

Finding Information on Startups in Stealth Mode

When researching competitor and supplier landscapes, startup discovery is an important component to include. This is generally not as challenging as one would think. Founders are, on the most part,…

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New Index Tracks How Exposed Various Brands Are to Misinformation

New Index Tracks How Exposed Various Brands Are to Misinformation

Pulsar, an audience intelligence platform provider, has partnered with NewsGuard, which rates the trustworthiness of news sources, to launch the Misinformation Risk Index: Brands. The Index provides a view into…

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Here’s a Handy Tool for Ensuring Accurate and Trustworthy Information When Performing Business Research

Here’s a Handy Tool for Ensuring Accurate and Trustworthy Information When Performing Business Research

A few years ago, with wonderful input from various industry thought leaders, Kelly Barner (procurement and supply chain writer and expert) and I created a set of succinct guidelines to…

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Sourcing/Supplier Intelligence Providers in Recent News

Sourcing/Supplier Intelligence Providers in Recent News

Beroe – In May, procurement intelligence and analytics provider Beroe announced a partnership with Makersite, a Stuttgart-based software and data technology company to integrate Makersite’s data with its Beroe LiVE.Ai…

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Moody’s Launches Supply Chain Catalyst and Other Supply Intelligence-Related Announcements To Note

Moody’s Launches Supply Chain Catalyst and Other Supply Intelligence-Related Announcements To Note

Moody’s Analytics Earlier this month, Moody’s Analytics announced the launch of Supply Chain Catalyst, a data and analytics platform for monitoring and managing supply chain risk. Basically, users can monitor…

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ESIG – Ethically Sourced Intelligence Gathering

ESIG – Ethically Sourced Intelligence Gathering

If you watched Impeachment: American Crime Story, you probably remember Episode 3 where Matt Drudge digs through the trash at CBS in search of what turns out to be his…

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Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Our book, Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources, was published in 2015. To keep up with the continuously evolving and changing nature of supply market intelligence,…

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Xometry Acquires Thomas: These Two Companies, Originating from Different Beginnings, Face Fierce Competition

Xometry Acquires Thomas: These Two Companies, Originating from Different Beginnings, Face Fierce Competition

On December 8, Xometry announced it has acquired Thomas, a long time trusted resource for the manufacturing industry. The beginnings of these two companies could not be more different. According…

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