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Dangerous Supply Chain Myths Revisited (Part 4): Internal & External Collaboration – A Desire versus Skill!

August 18, 2011

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Each day for the next seven days I will be posting parts 1 through 7 from what is considered to be one of the most popular series in the Procurement Insights Blog’s history. The Dangerous Supply Chain Myths series was based on my review of the ISM, CAPS and A.T. Kearney Report that was originally […]

Dangerous Supply Chain Myths Revisited (Part 3): Multiple Supply Chain Networks – An Issue of Timing versus Concept Validity?

August 17, 2011

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Each day for the next seven days I will be posting parts 1 through 7 from what is considered to be one of the most popular series in the Procurement Insights Blog’s history. The Dangerous Supply Chain Myths series was based on my review of the ISM, CAPS and A.T. Kearney Report that was originally […]

Dangerous Supply Chain Myths Revisited (Part 1): The Myth of Consolidation

August 15, 2011

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Each day for the next seven days I will be posting parts 1 through 7 from what is considered to be one of the most popular series in the Procurement Insights Blog’s history. The Dangerous Supply Chain Myths series was based on my review of the ISM, CAPS and A.T. Kearney Report that was originally […]

Procurement Insights From Around The World

January 6, 2009

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With our syndicated network continuing to grow, an increasing number of both new and existing publications from around the world are picking-up our posts.  Two of the most recent examples include the Swedish-based Efficient Purchasing Magazine (December 2008 Issue), and closer to home the U.S.-based Commonwealth of Virginia eVA Connections (December 2008 Issue).  Reaching 300,000 […]

Dangerous Supply Chain Myths (Part 3) Revisited

June 23, 2008

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As I have repeatedly stated with previous anniversary posts, time is ultimately the greatest sifter of fact from fiction, reality from opinion, clarity from confusion. However for the majority of purchasing professionals, the soundness of identifying Multiple Supply Chain Networks as one of the seven critical supply strategies is generally dismissed in a sea of […]

Dangerous Supply Chain Myths (Part 2) Revisited

June 19, 2008

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In the year since this segment was first published, I have written a number of follow-up articles that have focused on testing the metal if you will of my position that the majority of supplier development and management programs are inherently flawed.  What is the old adage about the unexamined life?  Everything, including what I […]

New Seminars for Supply Chain Professionals

February 4, 2008

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To complement our critically acclaimed conference series The Changing Face of Procurement, we are pleased to introduce the following new seminars: Dangerous Supply Chain Myths (2-Day Seminar) Awareness of the continuing high-rate of ERP/IT-based e-procurement initiative failures to deliver expected results is now entering mainstream consciousness.  While vendors and those associated with the recommendation and […]

SAP Procurement for Public Sector (White Paper)

January 18, 2008

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Who Can Benefit from this Paper? This white paper is an essential resource tool for public sector organizations that are already a client of SAP or, are in the process of investigating SAP as a possible platform for their procurement practice. Utilizing an advanced research methodology, the primary objective of this paper is to provide decision-makers with […]

Public Sector Procurement and the Walmart Effect

July 9, 2007

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UPDATE March 4th, 2013: According to an article in FCW, President Barack Obama is slated Monday morning to tap Walmart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next head of the Office of Budget and Management. Reuters first reported the news, citing sources familiar with the issues. Given Walmart’s history in terms of “dealing” with […]