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E&Y: Pandemic is Creating New Consumer Segments

E&Y: Pandemic is Creating New Consumer Segments

Research by E&Y has identified four consumer segments that have emerged and five that will appear after the COVID-19 crisis. For the newly emerged segments, E&Y states that common concerns…

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Moody’s Acquisition of RDC Strengthens BvD’s Compliance Solutions

Moody’s Corporation has agreed to acquire anti-money laundering and know-your-customer data and due diligence services provider Regulatory DataCorp (RDC). The $700 million deal was announced on January 23 and according…

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DHL GCI: “The World is Still More Connected Than at Almost Any Other Point in History”

DHL and NYU Stern School of Business released the 2019 update of the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), in December 2019, which highlights key developments in international flows of capital,…

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Connecting the Dots Between Innovation Measurement, Competitive Intelligence, and Supplier and Location Discovery

Innovation discovery plays an important role in supplier and market research. Optimal supply market research involves including a competitor-focused component, also known as competitive intelligence. Without this component, a holistic…

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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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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 for Procurement 2018: Three Trends

There are three important trends taking shape in market intelligence in the areas of procurement, sourcing, and supply chain that both research/data providers and procurement researchers should note.   The…

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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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Embracing the Intelligence-Forward Mindset

LexisNexis recently posted an article I wrote for its Biz Blog, entitled Step One for Supply Market Intelligence Success: Embracing the Intelligence-Forward Mindset. Here is the introductory paragraph: Supply market…

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