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Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

In simplest terms, an index directs you to relevant data. The concept of an index is not a modern one. The origins of the word, index, derive from in (Latin),…

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Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Partnerships that formed in the first half of 2021 reveal the strategic direction of various supply markets, in addition to the suppliers and companies that compete in those markets. Here…

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New SIA-Bullhorn Staffing Indicator Tracks the Latest Trends in Temporary Work

New SIA-Bullhorn Staffing Indicator Tracks the Latest Trends in Temporary Work

In April, SIA and Bullhorn announced the launch of  SIA | Bullhorn Staffing Indicator. Bullhorn is a cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, and…

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Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Furthering the collaboration that began in 2019, RapidRatings (RR) and Trust Your Supplier (TYS) announced an integration that provides a seamless port into RR’s FHR Network. This allows buyers to…

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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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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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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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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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