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Happy New Year 2019! Check Out These Additions to the Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection!

Happy New Year 2019! Check Out These Additions to the Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection!

Cottrill Research has been curating the Supply Market Intelligence Index collection since 2014. Indices serve a useful purpose in supply market intelligent research as they provide data measurement benchmarks for…

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The Smart Cube Launches Smart Risk, a Supply Chain Risk Monitoring Solution

Research and analytics solutions provider, The Smart Cube, announced today that it is launching Smart Risk, a bespoke, real-time supply chain risk monitoring solution. According to the press release: For Category…

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Using Supply Market Intelligence to Enhance Innovation – Update to Resources List!

Updated section below in orange text. Originally Published on February 5, 2017.   Summary: Procurement can support organization-wide innovation development by incorporating patent landscape analysis and startup company data into…

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Major Economies on an Upswing According to A.T. Kearney’s Global Economic Outlook 2018-2022

A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council has published The Productivity Imperative: Global Economic Outlook 2018 – 2022, and it is revealed that “all major economies enjoyed economic growth last year and…

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Best In Biz Awards: Risk-Related Services and Products are Prevalent

Best in Biz Awards, now in its seventh year, is an awards program judged by an independent panel of press and analysts from well-known business publications like Wall Street Journal,…

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Market Intelligence Hub ‘ProcureSearch’ Adds New Resources and Functionality

Market Intelligence Hub ‘ProcureSearch’ Adds New Resources and Functionality ProcureSearch BOSTON – Dec. 5, 2017 – PRLog — ProcureSearch, the free, open-access market intelligence resource hub, has just been updated…

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Selected Titles for Procurement from 2017 Best Business Books Lists

         The end of the year signals the time for annual Best of Business Books lists compiled by various business and literary publications. With so many titles being…

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Preserving a Company’s Most Valuable Asset: Making Knowledge Management Achievable in this Age of Accelerating Change and Big Data

In the article, Staying Smart: Industry Firms Refine Knowledge Management to Build On What They Know, ENR’s Debra K. Rubin eloquently writes about the critical importance of implementing knowledge management initiatives, especially…

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Revised: Facing the Reality About Supply Market Intelligence

In 2014, I addressed the issue of how to tackle a supply market intelligence (SMI) initiative when you (and other procurement professionals) are stressed for time and dealing with a…

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Reshoring Initiative Data Report 2016 is Released

The Reshoring Initiative has released its 2016 Data Report and “for the first time in decades, more manufacturing jobs are returning to the United States than are going offshore. The…

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