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Supply chain comorbidity: Are we doing enough to manage the COVID-19 aftershocks?

March 14, 2020

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What do we need to do to ensure the continuous and reliable supply of needed medicines? As procurement professionals, WE have to provide the answers - do we have them?

Talking With Microsoft President Kevin Peesker About Digital Reinvention &The Need For More Women In STEM

April 4, 2018

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“Digital transformation will not happen without women.” - Kevin Peesker, President, Microsoft Canada

Long View EVP Dave Frederickson Raises The Canadian Innovation Flag

December 20, 2017

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This is the fourth article in the Spotlight Series of posts by Canada’s top IT Executives who will be at what I consider to be a must-attend event, the Long View Systems’ #ActivateDigital2018 Conference on February 27th in Guelph, Ontario. In today’s post, Long View Ontario’s Executive Vice President Sales & Strategic Business Solutions Dave Frederickson raises […]

Lenovo Canada’s Colin McIsaac Talks About Digital Transformation From The Standpoint Of An Organization’s Culture

December 15, 2017

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This is the third article in the Spotlight Series of posts by Canada’s top IT Executives who will be at what I consider to be a must-attend event, the Long View Systems’ #ActivateDigital2018 Conference on February 27th in Guelph, Ontario. In today’s post, Lenovo Canada’s Managing Director Colin McIsaac talks about digital transformation from the standpoint of […]

HPE Canada’s John Dathan Shares Company IoT Vision For The Future

December 8, 2017

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This is the second article in the Spotlight Series of posts by Canada’s top IT Executives who will be speaking at what I consider to be a must-attend event, the Long View Systems’ #ActivateDigital2018 Conference on February 27th in Guelph, Ontario. What makes this conference stand out from the rest is the fact that this […]

SupplierWatch: Which 7.317 billion USD Automotive Giant Might Be In Trouble?

November 7, 2017

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According to CreditRiskMonitor’s FRISK® score – which has a 96 percent accuracy rate, Southfield Michigan-based Federal-Mogul could be in big trouble. The FRISK® score indicates a company’s level of financial stress based on the probability of a bankruptcy over a one year period. Its clients rely on this information so they can protect themselves against future […]

Ivalua’s MS Office Approach To Acquisitions​

November 3, 2017

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Energized and rapid is the best way that I can describe this morning’s interview with Ivalua CMO Alex Saric regarding the company’s recent acquisition of Directworks.     In fact, I would be hard-pressed to remember any other segment that had a similar sprint-like pace to today’s show. That said, it was also one of […]

PI Radio EXCLUSIVE: Zycus Horizon 2017 Panel on Supply Chain Risk

November 1, 2017

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In October I had the privilege of moderating two panels featuring international industry experts discussing some of our industry’s most pressing questions. I am pleased to provide you with this PI Window On The World exclusive broadcast of one of those discussions which were on supplier risk assessment and mitigation. INNOVATION TRACK (Lafitte Room) The Evolution […]

Bombardier Deal With Airbus Demonstrates Procurement’s Value

October 17, 2017

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“In exchange, it will offer Bombardier’s 100- to 150-seat plane its global procurement, sales and marketing and customer support expertise.” – Bombardier hands control of C Series airliner to Airbus, Globe And Mail October 16th, 2017 Right off the bat, I am not going to suggest that the just-announced deal between Canada’s Bombardier and France’s Airbus […]

Next Week; My Take On Horizon 2017 #HZN17

October 13, 2017

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Earlier this week I was in New Orleans – or the Big Easy as it is better known at Horizon 2017 moderating two discussions featuring expert panelists from around the globe. The first – which was on the Main Stage was titled Procurement Automation in Postmodern ERP Age. The dialogue was energized as both panelists, […]