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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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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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Fueled by “Totally Digitally Connected World” Data Center Demand Remains High Despite Supply Chain and Climate Concern Challenges

Fueled by “Totally Digitally Connected World” Data Center Demand Remains High Despite Supply Chain and Climate Concern Challenges

The fifth edition of the Turner & Townsend’s Data Center Cost Index reveals that data center demand is stronger than ever. Reasons for the demand and growth in the market…

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Researching Startups or Market Tech Ecosystems? Check Out These Landscape Maps Recently Added to Collection

Researching Startups or Market Tech Ecosystems? Check Out These Landscape Maps Recently Added to Collection

Cottrill Research started curating a collection of Market Landscape Maps in mid 2021. You can use these to identify startups (and at times, established companies) that are innovating in various…

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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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Updates to StartupBlink’s Coronavirus Resilience Innovation Map Include New Categories of Commerce & Supply Chains and Digital Economy

Updates to StartupBlink’s Coronavirus Resilience Innovation Map Include New Categories of Commerce & Supply Chains and Digital Economy

StartupBlink, in partnership with the HIEX platform by UNAIDS, has released updates to the Coronavirus Resilience Innovation Map rankings. The rankings analyze how the world’s startup ecosystems are adapting to…

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IDC’s New North America Distribution Tracker Provides View of Technology Distribution Data and Market Trends

IDC’s New North America Distribution Tracker Provides View of Technology Distribution Data and Market Trends

IDC has partnered with the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) to launch the North America Distribution Tracker. The Tracker provides a comprehensive view of technology distribution data and market trends…

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Newly Launched: The Frontier Hub, An Industrial Innovation News Sharing Platform

Newly Launched: The Frontier Hub, An Industrial Innovation News Sharing Platform

TMC and The Frontier have partnered to create The Frontier Hub, “the first global digital media platform focused on sharing news about industrial innovation across all industry sectors. The new…

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