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The Devil was in the Details at Target Canada by Kelly Barner

January 28, 2015


On January 15th, Target announced that they would be closing all 133 of their locations and distribution facilities in Canada. The failure was attributed in large part to problems stemming from their supply chain operation. A BloombergBusinessWeek article on the retailer’s decision stated, “The company has admitted it botched management of its supply chain in […]

When the light goes on: How cloudBuy sees the world differently by Jon Hansen

April 29, 2014


Similar to our other New Wave 2014 organizations, there were a number of reasons why we selected cloudBuy as a company to watch this year. From their relationship with Visa through which they are able to address the challenges that smaller suppliers face in terms of over 90 receivables that no longer support their operating […]

New Wave Company Update: Cloud wars veteran cloudBuy ready to overtake Apple, Google and Microsoft by Jon Hansen

April 8, 2014


Can we pick em or can we pick em! Even though New Wave Company 2014 cloudBuy was not selected as our Year in the Life winner, they nonetheless seem to be making some major waves in the market.  One example of the company’s extending ripple is an article that appeared in today’s Telegraph. In the […]

The Prognosticators Series: 2013 Predictions by Source One

February 11, 2013


Editor’s Note:  As is often the case when the hands of time tick relentlessly forward into another new year, we take this opportunity to look ahead to what the next 12 months might hold in store for us both personally as well as for the purchasing industry as a whole. In this fifth installment of […]

A Tale of Two Princes: A Modern Day Story with a Machiavellian Twist (Part 1 of 3)

November 14, 2012


Editor’s Note: The following is a post that appeared in Roz Usheroff’s The Remarkable Leader Blog.  Shortly after this post was written, Microsoft gave Steven Sinofsky the proverbial boot.  Even though both Forstall and Sinofsky had incredible success in driving the fortunes of their respective companies, they had reputations for being extremely difficult to work […]

Max Henry of CHaINA Magazine comments on Gartner Post

June 17, 2011


Besides being delighted that I can count amongst my readership publications from around the world, the following comment from Max Henry of CHaINA Magazine regarding both of my previous posts on Gartner and the overall state of the analyst industry as a whole, speaks directly to the issue of these firms’ declining creditability in the […]