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The Cisco Interview: Immense Disruption, Inevitable Change, And Black Swans

March 27, 2018

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At the #ActivateDigital2018 Conference, I had the opportunity to talk with industry thought leaders such as Microsoft’s new President Kevin Peesker, NetApp’s Jon Mellon, and HPE’s new Vice President and General Manager John Dathan to name just a few. In this second of eight podcast interviews, I am joined by Cisco VP Mark Collins to provide […]

Revised Forrester Wave Report confirms what I have been saying since 2007 . . . eVA is tops in public procurement by Jon Hansen

April 4, 2014

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From my very first Yes Virginia posts (Part 1 and Part 2) in September 2007, I have believed without any uncertainty that the Commonwealth of Virginia’s eVA eProcurement platform is a model that governments around the world should emulate. This is especially true given the fact that the vast majority of initiatives in the public […]

Pharma Supply Chains (Part 1): A problem of focus versus avarice?

October 11, 2011

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A report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) entitled “Supplying The Future: Which Path Will You Take?”, believes that the pharmaceutical supply chain will not be able to cope with new products as it is inefficient and underused. The reason for this conclusion is that PwC believe pharmaceutical companies are too focused on developing new products and regulatory […]

From the impact on the automotive industry to the near-term pricing and margin pressure considerations of the high tech sector, coverage of the Japan disaster has been a mixed bag of targeted relevancy

March 21, 2011

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“The problem is that there’s so much uncertainty,” Mr. Toprak said. “The supply-chain problem is a much more dramatic one than what the automakers are portraying. Even if they were able to come online in two weeks, which I think is wishful thinking, there’s a couple hundred thousand units to make up already, and nobody […]