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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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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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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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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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“The Growing Value of Supply Market Intelligence and Its Role in Holistic Competitive Intelligence” Published in International Market and Competitive Intelligence (IMCI)

“The Growing Value of Supply Market Intelligence and Its Role in Holistic Competitive Intelligence” Published in International Market and Competitive Intelligence (IMCI)

I am very honored that my article has been published jn the November/December 2021 edition of International Market and Competitive Intelligence (IMCI), edited by Rom Gayoso. My article, “The Growing…

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A New Proactive Approach to Evaluating Information

A New Proactive Approach to Evaluating Information

During my years in academia, I taught information literacy to many college students. This is a fancy way of saying I taught students how to evaluate information so it is…

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The Newly Launched International Market & Competitive Intelligence Magazine Is Valuable Reading

The Newly Launched International Market & Competitive Intelligence Magazine Is Valuable Reading

The International Market & Competitive Intelligence (IMCI) Magazine is a newly launched open source publication that focuses on competitive and market intelligence topics. The Editor in Chief is Rom Gayoso,…

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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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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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