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News I am Tracking For Next Week: Rhode Island Selects Perfect Commerce and More . . .

September 22, 2017

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Earlier this week I learned that Rhode Island has awarded an eProcurement contract to Perfect Commerce. This is exciting news following last month’s interview with Proactis CFO Tim Sykes regarding the Proactis – Perfect Commerce acquisition. By the way, you can listen to that interview through the following link; An Insight Into The Proactis – Perfect […]

ISM/Zycus Webinar: The Key To Relationship Success In Procurement

September 18, 2017

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Click on the box below to register for tomorrow’s ISM/Zycus Webinar; The Key To Relationship Success In Procurement. 30

Birds of a feather are? Influential on Twitter

August 31, 2017

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Apparently, I am in pretty good company. At least that is what a recent post on the InstaSupply blog suggests. In her August 30th, 2017 posting titled Top Procurement Influencers on Twitter 2017, Simona Pop uses terms like “visionaries,” who are “unafraid to push boundaries” while consistently generating “incredibly useful content for us all to […]

New Webinar: Driving P2P Returns Beyond Implementation

August 1, 2017

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  When the first post appeared in the Procurement Insights blog in May 2007, it was well before what has now been referred to by Gartner as the “post-ERP Era.” At the time, some of the biggest challenges facing the procurement world evolved around the declining returns on ERP-based procurement solutions and user adoption (or […]

Dan Warn leaves BravoSolution; how will his departure affect the Ontario implementation?

July 28, 2017

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Hey Jon, Things are great in Ontario – was just there this week where we discussed broadening the scope of our solution.  Good stuff.  We’re also getting a lot of traction in private sector in Canada as a result of the recent IBM news and SAP precipitous drop in the MQ (well, and our own […]

Is Military Procurement Really Broken?

July 26, 2017

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July has been an “active” month it seems regarding the calling out of military procurement in Canada. With tantalizing headlines such as Botched procurement delays inflatable boats for military and After years of missteps, Canadian military officials hope procurement now on track, it is likely that most people have already concluded that our taxpayer dollars are being […]

Procurement Insights Exclusive: NLPA, From Humble Beginnings To The World’s Largest Purchasing Association

July 10, 2017

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“Our logo, with its forward thinking modern feel is represented by the abstract graphic mark of a globe, coupled with small dots, connecting the world with the profession of Procurement & Supply Chain Management.” – Excerpt Sunday, July 9th, 2017 letter to stakeholders As I read the advance copy of the above letter that Vivek Shally, President of Next Level […]

Procurement Insights Exclusive: NLPA’s new logo and global reach

July 10, 2017

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“Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA) is the world’s largest membership association for purchasing professional having over 280,000 members in over 100 countries. NLPA is now a part of the CertiTrek Group portfolio of certifications. CertiTrek raises the bar to set new standards for a certification company.” – Excerpt Sunday, July 9th, 2017 letter to stakeholders […]

Charles Dominick’s NLPA Now Part Of Certitrek????

June 8, 2017

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In this hyper-connected world of ours, it is hard for anyone to sneeze without everyone saying God bless you. Here I am sitting at my desk when I received the following message via Skype at 10:23 PM. “Hey, Jon – sorry for the late message. Did you know that the Next Level Purchasing Association was […]

Is this why POOL4TOOL CCO approached me about Jaggaer over a month ago?

June 2, 2017

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A little more than a month ago, I was talking and InMessaging with Roger Blumberg who is the Chief Commercial Officer at POOL4TOOL. He asked me an interesting question; would I be willing to speak with Jaggaer management which as everyone knows is now leading the former SciQuest organization. The reason he was asking is that he has connections with […]