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The more things change, the more they stay the same . . . at least in the world of procurement by Jon Hansen

April 25, 2014

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I doubt that when French novelist Alphonse Karr coined the phase the more things change, the more they stay the same, he was thinking about procurement.  Based upon a March 27th, 2014 Harvard Business Review article by Proxima CEO Matthew Eatough, Karr would not be unique in this regard.  In fact if you accept the […]

Buyers need not apply by Jon Hansen

March 24, 2014

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Post Update: Of course everyone like knows by now that the person with whom I am teaming up to write the book is @BuyersMeetPoint Kelly Barner. Look for it to be released later this year. In the coming weeks I will be making an official announcement sharing with you the news that I will be […]

Losing Vendor Litigation (Part 4): Belt with suspenders purchasing

August 11, 2011

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You may very well be right but . . . we followed the proper bid procedure so that is  all that matters. Executive Director, Chief Information Officer Branch, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat e-mail response to question regarding unrealistic Way Forward savings forecast I have on many an occasion written about the above referenced e-mail […]

Upcoming Special “21st Century Leadership: An Evolutionary Profile” highlights the need for purchasing professionals to take an expanded view of their world

June 3, 2009

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“Our 5th annual survey shows the CIO entering a period of rapid transformation. Expect more business responsibilities and (say 32% of respondents) even a change in title. Other critical factors include . . . a CIO with the well-rounded skills to be a trusted business leader, and a CIO who spends a good deal of […]