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The Proposed EY Split: Heads Up for Buyers of Professional Services

The Proposed EY Split: Heads Up for Buyers of Professional Services

In early September, EY announced its plan to split into two businesses, with the press release stating “EY leaders have reached the decision to move forward with partner votes to…

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Supplier Risk: Interesting News Bits

Supplier Risk: Interesting News Bits

Forrester/Ivalua Study A recent study conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Ivalua, provides insights on the key challenges organizations are still facing in efforts to ensure supply continuity. The…

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Finding Information on Startups in Stealth Mode

Finding Information on Startups in Stealth Mode

When researching competitor and supplier landscapes, startup discovery is an important component to include. This is generally not as challenging as one would think. Founders are, on the most part,…

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Market Intelligence That Focuses on Decarbonization: What’s New with Providers and Offerings

Market Intelligence That Focuses on Decarbonization: What’s New with Providers and Offerings

Never has there been a greater need for decarbonization-focused market intelligence. In this area in the near future, one can expect to see new provider growth and a surge in…

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The Global Sustainable Enterprise System Platform Addresses the Issue of Grappling with Large Number of Sustainability Certifications

The Global Sustainable Enterprise System Platform Addresses the Issue of Grappling with Large Number of Sustainability Certifications

The Global Sustainable Enterprise System (GSES) was developed to address the all too real issue of grappling with the large number of sustainability certifications that are available in the market.…

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Shipping and Logistics Intelligence Offerings in the News

Shipping and Logistics Intelligence Offerings in the News

StormGeo – StormGeo, a weather intelligence and decision-support solutions provider for the shipping industry, launched its new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Simulator. According to the press release, the new tool…

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Sourcemap’s Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution Addresses Standards Mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Sourcemap’s Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution Addresses Standards Mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Last month, supply chain transparency software provider, Sourcemap, launched its Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution (FLDD) to help U.S. businesses meet standards mandated by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act…

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DPW DEMO 2022 Semi-Finalists Are Utilizing Exciting Ways of Integrating Supplier and Market Data Into Procurement Process Workflows

DPW DEMO 2022 Semi-Finalists Are Utilizing Exciting Ways of Integrating Supplier and Market Data Into Procurement Process Workflows

DPW hosted their semi-finalist demo competition for Growth stage track ($1 – $10M in ARR) companies on June 23. There were ten terrific companies presenting for the opportunity to pitch…

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OSINT for Procurement and Supply Chain: No Hype, Just Promise

OSINT for Procurement and Supply Chain: No Hype, Just Promise

OSINT (open source intelligence) is the practice of legally collecting and combining information from publicly available sources (open source meaning the public nature of the data being collected). OSINT has…

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Sourcing/Supplier Intelligence Providers in Recent News

Sourcing/Supplier Intelligence Providers in Recent News

Beroe – In May, procurement intelligence and analytics provider Beroe announced a partnership with Makersite, a Stuttgart-based software and data technology company to integrate Makersite’s data with its Beroe LiVE.Ai…

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