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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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Market Intelligence That Focuses on Decarbonization: What’s New with Providers and Offerings

Market Intelligence That Focuses on Decarbonization: What’s New with Providers and Offerings

Never has there been a greater need for decarbonization-focused market intelligence. In this area in the near future, one can expect to see new provider growth and a surge in…

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Northwestern and Toyota Research Institute Collaborate to Accelerate Discovery of New Materials to Help Reduce Carbon Emissions

Northwestern and Toyota Research Institute Collaborate to Accelerate Discovery of New Materials to Help Reduce Carbon Emissions

According to a post by Northwestern University announcing their partnership with Toyota Research Institute (TRI), this collaboration will “help accelerate the discovery, design and development of new materials with the…

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DPW DEMO 2022 Semi-Finalists Are Utilizing Exciting Ways of Integrating Supplier and Market Data Into Procurement Process Workflows

DPW DEMO 2022 Semi-Finalists Are Utilizing Exciting Ways of Integrating Supplier and Market Data Into Procurement Process Workflows

DPW hosted their semi-finalist demo competition for Growth stage track ($1 – $10M in ARR) companies on June 23. There were ten terrific companies presenting for the opportunity to pitch…

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OSINT for Procurement and Supply Chain: No Hype, Just Promise

OSINT for Procurement and Supply Chain: No Hype, Just Promise

OSINT (open source intelligence) is the practice of legally collecting and combining information from publicly available sources (open source meaning the public nature of the data being collected). OSINT has…

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The Circular Economy: Growth and Innovation

The Circular Economy: Growth and Innovation

You probably have started seeing more coverage these days about the circular economy. According to the EPA, a circular economy “reduces material use, redesigns materials to be less resource intensive,…

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Check Out the Newly Organized Location Risk Section of the Supply Market Indexes Collection for Easier Access!

Check Out the Newly Organized Location Risk Section of the Supply Market Indexes Collection for Easier Access!

To make the measurement tools and indices in the Country (Global), National (US), and Regional (i.e. Europe) Risk section of the Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection easier to identify and…

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Short List of Information Resources for Understanding the Metaverse and Staying Current for Supply Professionals

Short List of Information Resources for Understanding the Metaverse and Staying Current for Supply Professionals

In Procurement Magazine’s “Top 10 Procurement Predictions and Trends in 2022” January article, one of the trends identified is Don’t Doubt the Metaverse. Factor’s Coque K. Dion predicts that procurement…

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New Patent Public Search Tool for Innovation Discovery and Competitive Intelligence

New Patent Public Search Tool for Innovation Discovery and Competitive Intelligence

For competitive intelligence, you can gather incredible amounts of information from patents that provide insights into what is happening within a particular industry, with your competitors’ innovation efforts, and with…

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Researching Supply Markets and the Metaverse: Is It Time to Dip a Toe or Dive Right In?

Researching Supply Markets and the Metaverse: Is It Time to Dip a Toe or Dive Right In?

On the recent DisrupTV podcast hosted by R “Ray” Wang (Constellation Research) and Vala Afshar (Salesforce), guest Robin Murdoch (Accenture) described where the metaverse stands in terms of future adoption…

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