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The Biggest Challenge When Researching Supply Markets Is Knowing the Best Resources To Use

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Keeping It Real: Fake Products are a Growing Concern in Supply Chains

Today, the rise of fake news is not the only growing area of concern relating to authenticity. Like fake news, the increase of fake products in the supply chain is…

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Recognizing Media Bias and Misinformation in News Stories: A Few Resources To Note

When verifying information you find on the Internet, one of the key considerations is to check the quality and trustworthiness of the source. You check sources for timeliness and accuracy…

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Procurement Research, Fake News and Detecting Baloney

IBISWorld published my article, “Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research,” in July 2017. In the article I provide background information and a checklist that procurement (and business) professionals…

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Play “Which Face is Real?” To Help Spot Fake Digital Identities

Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom at the University of Washington have developed the “Which Face is Real?” game to make players “aware of the ease with which digital identities can be faked, and to…

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Love Data Week 2019 Explores the Interesting Concept of Data Justice

Love Data Week 2019 is February 11 – 15 and this year’s theme is “Data in Everyday Life” and the two topics that will be explored are Open Data and…

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Freedom on the NET Report 2018 is Eye Opening

I have been curating a Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection for a few years now and still get continuously surprised at the number of excellent research reports containing indices that…

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Action Plan for Internet Research: Standards for Business Researchers

Concerned about how fake news and misinformation in business environments can lead to disastrous outcomes, Kelly Barner (Buyers Meeting Point) and I have developed the following standards for researchers to…

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