Browsing All posts tagged under »Brian Umbenhauer«

With SciQuest selection, Deloitte’s demonstrates once again why professional services firms should stick to number crunching by Jon Hansen

November 28, 2014

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With posts such as It’s the end of the world as we know it . . . at least for traditional analyst firms and bloggers, and my questioning the wisdom of a blogger’s decision to feature Deloitte’s Brian Umbenhauer as a co-author of a post on SaaS Vendor Selection/Implementation Tips, you are not likely going to be […]

With IBM’s acquisition of Emptoris the other shoe drops vis-à-vis the latter’s 2009 acquisition of Click Commerce or . . . will Jason Busch finally get what I was saying!

December 22, 2011

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Jon, I had a lot more respect for you before this post. Seriously, you seem to dismiss the market dynamics of acquisitions as not consequential, referencing indirectly what I wrote. But in doing so, you’re actually showing a complete lack of knowledge of what happens after software acquisitions and their impact on customers! comment by […]

Spend Matters’ Recent Guest Author Post Underlines How The Industry Has Lost Its Objectivity through Familiarity

September 7, 2010

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Earlier today I posted an article titled “OECM Pulls (or Perhaps “Censors” is the right word) their SlideShare PowerPoint: Thank goodness for downloads!” in which I talk about how the relationship between vendors, purportedly independent industry analysts, and client-side senior management highlighted in “The Bands of Public Sector Supplier Engagement,” is far too “mafia-style” for everyone’s good. […]