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ISM CEO Tom Derry’s Procurement Unplugged Interview by Jon Hansen

April 16, 2015

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Celebrating their 100th year at their upcoming conference in Phoenix, I had the opportunity to catch-up with the Institute for Supply Management’s Chief Executive Officer Tom Derry yesterday afternoon on my PI Window on the World radio show. While we talked briefly about the conference, as well as ISM’s teaming with ThomasNet.com to launch the first Top […]

Going Paperless In The Electronic Age? by Jon Hansen

October 10, 2014

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“We would like to think that we are taking paper across the electronic divide.” Out of a discussion that was rich with interesting insights regarding the concept of the paperless office, Invu’s Stuart Evans’ words about crossing the electronic divide stood out for many reasons. The fact is that while the paperless office has been […]

Bridging The Relational Divide Between Public and Private Sector Procurement by Jon Hansen

August 27, 2014

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On Thursday, September 4th, 2014, I will be interviewing Kate Vitasek regarding her take on what it means to be relational in terms of complex contracting in both the private and public sectors. Kate is an Author, Educator, and the Architect of the Vested Business Model.  She is currently Faculty, lead researcher Vested at the […]

IBMs acquisition of Emptoris: So there was a plan after all by Jon Hansen

June 25, 2014

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In my post yesterday regarding Oracle’s acquisition of Micros Systems I wrote the following: The only concern I have is whether or not Oracle will screw things up by seeking to assimilate Micros into its culture, as opposed to capitalizing on its core or indigenous strengths.  In its purchase of Emptoris, IBM recognized that company’s […]

ThomasNet.com: The Quiet Evolution of Dependable Certainty by Jon Hansen

April 7, 2014

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Like the sun rising in the east and setting in the west, there are some things you just take for granted without really giving it much conscious thought. For those of us who have been in the purchasing industry for more years than we would care to admit, we can recall the days of frayed […]

March Break (Radio) Madness? by Jon Hansen

March 3, 2014

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Okay, right off the bat I am going to acknowledge the fact that the NCAA March Madness event is hands down the big news this month.  And yes, I do usually watch the games into the wee hours of the night, strategically flipping between different channels so has not to miss any of the action. […]

Being named one of Blog Talk Radio’s top hosts an unexpected honor

August 12, 2013

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When I aired my first show on Blog Talk Radio back on March 26th, 2009 I would have never imagined that I would one day pass the 650 episode mark, let alone be selected as one of the Network’s Top 300 hosts. With 15,000 hosts airing a mind boggling number of shows every day, it […]