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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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Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Associations are key providers of market and industry information. They provide opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and are the entities that develop and enforce industry standards, produce certification programs,…

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Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Scanning new resource launches and updates to include in ProcureSearch gives us a unique view into the supply market intelligence space. Every year end we write about the trends we…

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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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Public Spend Forum Launches PPE and COVID-19 Products Marketplace

Public Spend Forum Launches PPE and COVID-19 Products Marketplace

Public Spend Forum has announced the launch of a new PPE and COVID-19 products marketplace. Fandes, an ecommerce marketplace, and GovShop, a global government supplier discovery platform, have collaborated to…

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Reuters Introduces New Unified Offering for Individual Professionals

Reuters Introduces New Unified Offering for Individual Professionals

Reuters has introduced Reuters Professional, a unified offering that provides news, financial commentary and industry events, directly to professionals through the services Reuters.com, the Reuters News app and Reuters Events.…

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Institute for Supply Management Launches Hospital PMI, Renames Non-Manufacturing Index to Services PMI, and Redesigns Website

Institute for Supply Management Launches Hospital PMI, Renames Non-Manufacturing Index to Services PMI, and Redesigns Website

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) launched its first Hospital PMI, which assesses domestic hospital supply chains, and is the first vertical ISM Report On Business. ISM collaborated with the Association…

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We Need To Talk About Deepfakes

We Need To Talk About Deepfakes

The growing war on authenticity, which includes fake news and production of counterfeit goods, now extends to include deepfakes. Originating from a Reddit account, the term deepfake refers to the…

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ICIS Acquires Chemical Data to Expand Delivery of Global Petrochemical Market Analysis and Price Benchmarks

ICIS Acquires Chemical Data to Expand Delivery of Global Petrochemical Market Analysis and Price Benchmarks

Two key chemical market research providers are merging to provide expanded delivery of global petrochemical market analysis and price benchmarks. It’s pretty big news. ICIS announced on July 13, it…

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Good News! Buyers Meeting Point Acquires MyPurchasingCenter

Good News! Buyers Meeting Point Acquires MyPurchasingCenter

Buyers Meeting Point (BMP) has announced its acquisition of MyPurchasingCenter (MPC), a highly regarded source of news and information for procurement and supply management professionals. According to the press release:…

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