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Sourcing Without The Software: Buyers Meeting Point

August 31, 2010


It was Sir Francis Bacon in his work Meditations which offered the aphorism that “knowledge is power.” Over the years of course this ubiquitous term has probably been attributed to many others besides Bacon, however Sir Francis was and is the first to coin the phrase. Following a similar line of thinking Buyers Meeting Point, […]

Rosslyn Analytics Adaptive Intelligence Reflects Scientific Principles

January 27, 2010


The journal seeks to transform data analysis into a competent tool for scientific research and engineering applications, and to distinguish it from mere data processing. Unlike data processing, which relies on established procedures and parameters, data analysis encompasses in-depth study in order to extract physical understanding. A further distinction the journal makes is the need […]

Accessibility to Intelligence and the Power to Act (Binary Fountain)

November 24, 2009


When I came across the Binary Fountain organization as a result of our mutual familiarity with the Commonwealth of Virginia, my initial thought was to view their offering through the lens of quantifying results.  Specifically, by providing timely access to near real-time intelligence, their clients would be able to measure the success of a program […]

Whistletree: The Power of Simplicity

June 22, 2009


The July 30th PI Window on Business segment will focus on the advent of virtual conferencing, webinars and of course presentation creation and management within this evolving digital realm. As part of my research I have signed-up for numerous trial licenses, sat through countless non-related “product” demonstrations in an effort to determine which virtual solution […]

Enhancing Social Capital Through Personal Interaction: The Possibilities are Endless with etouches

June 17, 2009


In the recent PI Window on Business* broadcast “The Psychology of Social Networking” we asked the question, is L.J. Hanifan’s 1916 definition regarding social networking a reflection of its true intent that is best achieved or realized through a face-to-face interaction, or does our current technology driven mediums, while lacking in the realm of up […]

The Taking of Pelham 123 . . . How Blueprint Would Have Saved the Day

June 1, 2009


I was recently asked to explain how Lombardi’s Blueprint would address a procurement department’s needs relative to managing an organization’s increasingly demanding and at times complex supply chain – and to do so in a manner which would best illustrate the solution’s overall effectiveness. As is often the case, flashes of insight can and do […]

With IBX Purchasing Isn’t Just A Business, It Is A Way Of Life! (IBX Profile:

December 22, 2008


“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” Mario Andretti, one of the most successful drivers in the history of auto racing   It is indeed rare that I […]