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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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Supply Intelligence Is Not Enough

Supply Intelligence Is Not Enough

Trusted Advisor Associates published an article about falsely believing that business is fundamentally about competition and that we need to get away from thinking that our competitors, customers, and partners…

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Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Associations are key providers of market and industry information. They provide opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and are the entities that develop and enforce industry standards, produce certification programs,…

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In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In the procurement and supply chain management space, there is no shortage of talented, well-informed, and passionate bloggers and podcasters who discuss and write about practically every topic imaginable. These…

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Reuters Introduces New Unified Offering for Individual Professionals

Reuters Introduces New Unified Offering for Individual Professionals

Reuters has introduced Reuters Professional, a unified offering that provides news, financial commentary and industry events, directly to professionals through the services Reuters.com, the Reuters News app and Reuters Events.…

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We Need To Talk About Deepfakes

We Need To Talk About Deepfakes

The growing war on authenticity, which includes fake news and production of counterfeit goods, now extends to include deepfakes. Originating from a Reddit account, the term deepfake refers to the…

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IHS Markit Launches Data Lake

IHS Markit Launches Data Lake

IHS Markit announced it has launched its Data Lake, making it easier to explore and extract its vast amount of market intelligence, in addition to proprietary and third-party data. According…

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Listen Up! Audiobooks Are More Popular Than Ever (Yes, Even More Than eBooks)

Listen Up! Audiobooks Are More Popular Than Ever (Yes, Even More Than eBooks)

In honor of last month being National Audiobook Month it is worth highlighting just how popular audiobooks have become and the current top business titles that listeners are enjoying (based…

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Microsoft’s First Work Trend Index Report Explores Work from Home Changing Habits during COVID-19

Microsoft’s First Work Trend Index Report Explores Work from Home Changing Habits during COVID-19

Microsoft has released the first report based on data from their new Work Trend Index. The Index explores how people who are now working apart are learning to connect as…

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The World Economic Forum Creates the Global Social Mobility Index

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created the new Global Social Mobility Index, which measures social mobility and assesses the state of social mobility worldwide. According to the announcement, the…

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