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SAGE To Launch Open Access Internet of Things Journal

SAGE announced that it is to launch the Journal of Connectivity, in partnership with the Institute of Measurement and Control. It will be an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access (OA) publication designed “to facilitate the exploration…

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GEP Trend Report: Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Outlook 2015

GEP, in its report entitled, GEP Trend Report: Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Outlook 2015, shares “key global economic and business trends that will shape and drive procurement strategies in 2015 and…

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Gerard Chick: Assessing the Situation – The 'Must Do' in Business Leadership

Gerard Chick FCIPS, writes an interesting review of Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources that starts out with a beautifully written first sentence: “In a business…

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Blue Heron Journal Reviews Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals

  Blue Heron Journal, on-line resource for business thought-leaders and decision-makers, is published by writer and manufacturing and supply management consultant, Patricia E. Moody. Patricia’s verdict: “first-class resource,  opens doors to competitive…

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A Few of My Favorite (Research) Gems

In the second part of our upcoming book, Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources, Kelly Barner and I provide listings of recommended resources to use when…

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Accenture Spend Trends Report – Q2

This excellent quarterly report from Accenture summarizes the top market trends affecting major spend categories. Here are highlights from the report, taken from Accenture’s website. You can download the report…

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How Knowledge Management Ensures Supply Market Intelligence

An excerpt from our upcoming book, Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources, was posted by my co-author Kelly Barner of Buyers Meeting Point, and published in ThomasNet.com’s IMT…

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