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The Beginning of the end for SciQuest? by Jon Hansen

June 11, 2015

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Subject: Dartmouth College’s Exit From The SciQuest Marketplace Importance: High Hello, This communication is going out to all SciQuest catalog suppliers/providers for Dartmouth College: Please be advised that as of May 31, 2015, Dartmouth College will no longer be purchasing from your catalogs via the SciQuest Marketplace.  Instead, our shoppers will access your direct internet catalogs to […]

What does the departure of SciQuest CFO really mean? by Jon Hansen

June 2, 2015

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Baseball is a great game. In fact it is America’s pastime. As a result, I would like to view the recent news out of SciQuest regarding the departure of their CFO within the context of a batter coming up to the plate. For those unfamiliar with the game, the batter gets an opportunity to hit […]

SciQuest “Sales” Execution Troubles? by Jon Hansen

November 26, 2014

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I appreciate your analysis from an external point of view and its very valid but reads like talking points from the CEO and Marketing. Now let me give you an insiders view of the truth. It’s NOT a sales execution issue, that’s the CEO’s version of creating a fall guy to mask the product development […]

Is the acquisition cup half full or half empty: Xchanging and SciQuest One Year Later by Jon Hansen

October 29, 2014

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A year ago this past September 20th, I wrote the post titled Is the acquisition cup half full or half empty: A tale of two takeovers!  In it I talked about the stark differences – at least they were stark to me – between the Xchanging acquisition of Chicago-based MM4, and the purchase of CombineNet […]

How alarming is it when CEOs start selling their shares? by Jon Hansen

September 18, 2014

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“Obviously, it’s just not a good thing when CEOs start selling their stocks, but I’m not sure how to read it. If a stock has climbed and then leveled out, it’s probably just some profit taking? When I hear that it happens to a stock (in this case, Salesforce (CRM) and Motricity (MOTR)), I don’t […]