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Top PI Blog Posts Countdown No. 1: Managing Supply Chain Risk (The Nokia and Ericsson Case Study)

November 5, 2012


Editor’s Note: I have now hit 1,000 Procurement Insights blog posts.  Over the past week, and leading up to this milestone,  I have been sharing with you the top 5 posts in terms of overall reads. Today’s submission, which ranked number 1 with 14,649 reads, was written on May 18th, 2011.  It is amazing to […]

Managing Supply Chain Risk: The Nokia and Ericsson Case Study by Jon Hansen

May 18, 2011


Everywhere you look whether in the blogs, or social networking groups or for that matter even the more traditional media streams, the term supply chain risk pops up with increasing frequency. Of course catastrophic events such as the recent earthquake in Japan have a way of igniting widespread interest if only for the time that […]

IBX Capgemini Purchasing Executive Summit continues to deliver valuable insight

December 3, 2010


The true value of a presentation or seminar is found in its timeless value to the audience it is intended to serve. A similar principle can of course be tied to almost any form of communication including blog posts, as demonstrated by the enduring popularity of articles that I have written over the years on […]

Stockholm Dispatch 4 – Ericsson, IBX Capgemini and Thomas Cook PowerPoints Paint a Simply Powerful Picture

October 12, 2010


In an earlier dispatch from the IBX Capgemini conference in Stockholm this past week I talked about the “integrity of sharing” that marked one of the best conferences with which I have had the privilege to be a part. The candor, unique insights and meaningful expertise created a truly collaborative environment in which participants and […]

Stockholm Dispatch 1 – IBX Capgemeni Purchasing Executive Summit’s Theme of “Less Is More” Delivers a Powerful “More” in Terms of Understanding Purchasing’s True Reach

October 7, 2010


I have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to have arrived in Stockholm a day early, (the site for the 10th Annual IBX Capgemeni Purchasing Executive Summit), for many reasons beyond the time it afforded me to take great pictures of a truly amazing city (two of which I am pleased to share with you below).   […]

With IBX Purchasing Isn’t Just A Business, It Is A Way Of Life! (IBX Profile:

December 22, 2008


“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” Mario Andretti, one of the most successful drivers in the history of auto racing   It is indeed rare that I […]

eWorld: The Gateway Venue to the UK and Europe (eWorld Purchasing & Supply – A Revolution Event Profile)

October 2, 2008


In a  world of increasingly “same old, same old” and “been there, done that” experiences the eWorld franchise is a breath of fresh air . . . and not just because I was one of the speakers at this year’s conference in London. While the mega-shows of years past, in which the venue landscape was […]