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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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Sustainability-Focused B2B Marketplaces: Young and Growing

Sustainability-Focused B2B Marketplaces: Young and Growing

The emergence of sustainability-focused B2B marketplaces should not come as a surprise. These marketplaces are forming at the same time we continue to see the rapid growth of B2B marketplaces…

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Measuring Company Innovation From the Customer’s Point of View

Measuring Company Innovation From the Customer’s Point of View

Rockbridge Associates has partnered with the Norwegian School of Economics and Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business on a project that scores and ranks the innovativeness of U.S. companies based…

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This is Worthy to Note: Google Cloud Announces Launch of Supply Chain Twin

This is Worthy to Note: Google Cloud Announces Launch of Supply Chain Twin

Last week, Google Cloud announced the launch of Supply Chain Twin, a solution that lets companies build a virtual representation, a digital twin, of their physical supply chain. Data from…

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ESG Data and Supply Market Resources: What’s New

ESG Data and Supply Market Resources: What’s New

The ESG (environmental, social, and governance) data trend keeps growing. One of the three trends identified in the 2020 Supply Market Research and Information Trends report was the “Growing Importance…

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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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Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

In simplest terms, an index directs you to relevant data. The concept of an index is not a modern one. The origins of the word, index, derive from in (Latin),…

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Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Trust Your Supplier (TYS) Data Partners and Marketplace

Furthering the collaboration that began in 2019, RapidRatings (RR) and Trust Your Supplier (TYS) announced an integration that provides a seamless port into RR’s FHR Network. This allows buyers to…

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Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Nothing announces Spring quite like a chocolate Easter bunny or egg. It is good to know that there is a way to see which chocolate companies are supplying their products…

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Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Happy International Women’s Day. Three studies that measure gender equality and the pandemic’s impact (both positive and negative) on women’s work environments were recently launched. Gender Balance Index This index,…

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