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How is IBM’s AutoDX truly different from Covisint? by Jon Hansen

July 3, 2014

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Back in March an article in Information Week talked about IBM’s cloud-based exchange reducing transaction costs by 80% for the Indian automotive industry.   After pondering for a very brief moment “where I have I heard this before,” the first thought that came to mind is those who fail to learn from history are doomed […]

Will the Ghost of Harold Kutner Still Haunt the Corridors of the New GM?

August 11, 2009

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In a May 15th, 2000 Business Week article Harold Kutner was referred to as an “old school purchasing guy with a reputation for playing hardball with suppliers.” Amongst his heralded “accomplishments” at the time was the fact that he was the driving “force behind the auto industry’s first e-marketplace for car makers and parts suppliers” […]