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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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A Look at the Coupa App Marketplace with Focus on Intelligence Providers

A Look at the Coupa App Marketplace with Focus on Intelligence Providers

Last month, Coupa Software announced the launch of its Coupa App Marketplace, which according to Roger Goulart, executive vice president, Alliances and Business Development, is a “significant evolution of our…

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Wells Fargo Introduces Tool to Measure Supply Chain Constraints

Wells Fargo Introduces Tool to Measure Supply Chain Constraints

Wells Fargo has announced that it has built its own tool, The Pressure Gauge, to answer the one question “that business owners, policymakers, consumers and financial markets” have all been…

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Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Partnerships that formed in the first half of 2021 reveal the strategic direction of various supply markets, in addition to the suppliers and companies that compete in those markets. Here…

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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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Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters has had a productive spring and that is very good news for buyers of procurement technology solutions. Spend Matters has announced its updated free SolutionMap rankings for the Spring…

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Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

The data marketplace trend continues with these two announcements involving alternative supplier and sourcing related data. Thomas and Bloomberg On March 16, 2021, Thomas announced that it will provide industrial…

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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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The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

Last month, Moody’s Corporation announced its intentions to acquire Cortera, a North American credit data supplier. According to the press release, the acquisition will expand its coverage of small and…

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FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

FEMA’s New National Risk Index Identifies the Communities Most at Risk for Natural Hazards

Of all the types of risk that can impact supply chains, perhaps risk of natural hazards is the most harmful because there is little that can be done to control…

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