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Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Our book, Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources, was published in 2015. To keep up with the continuously evolving and changing nature of supply market intelligence,…

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Xometry Acquires Thomas: These Two Companies, Originating from Different Beginnings, Face Fierce Competition

Xometry Acquires Thomas: These Two Companies, Originating from Different Beginnings, Face Fierce Competition

On December 8, Xometry announced it has acquired Thomas, a long time trusted resource for the manufacturing industry. The beginnings of these two companies could not be more different. According…

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Updates to StartupBlink’s Coronavirus Resilience Innovation Map Include New Categories of Commerce & Supply Chains and Digital Economy

Updates to StartupBlink’s Coronavirus Resilience Innovation Map Include New Categories of Commerce & Supply Chains and Digital Economy

StartupBlink, in partnership with the HIEX platform by UNAIDS, has released updates to the Coronavirus Resilience Innovation Map rankings. The rankings analyze how the world’s startup ecosystems are adapting to…

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IDC’s New North America Distribution Tracker Provides View of Technology Distribution Data and Market Trends

IDC’s New North America Distribution Tracker Provides View of Technology Distribution Data and Market Trends

IDC has partnered with the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) to launch the North America Distribution Tracker. The Tracker provides a comprehensive view of technology distribution data and market trends…

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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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Protocol’s New Launch Assesses the Most Powerful “Workhorse” Tech Companies by Segment

Protocol’s New Launch Assesses the Most Powerful “Workhorse” Tech Companies by Segment

Protocol: Technology is no longer just an industry; it’s a global power center with the sweep and impact of any nation’s capital. Protocol, founded by Politico’s Robert Allbritton and launched…

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