Browsing All posts tagged under »Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace«

Is Duke ready to make a move away from SciQuest? by Jon Hansen

August 26, 2014


One of the great things about being the rebel in the procurement world is that you become the clearing house for industry news simply because your are viewed as being neutral.  In short, people are more inclined to tell you things because they know that their confidences can be trusted, and that you are going […]

OECM Pulls PowerPoint Update

September 7, 2010


Low and behold, I just went back to the September 1st post “OECM Punts Ariba, Taking a $20 Million Dollar Hit In The Process?” and magically the “pulled” PowerPoint has reappeared! It will be interesting to see if we get a response from the OECM along the lines of a claim that the PowerPoint was never […]

While Rome Burns, Jason Busch Talks About Remodelling The City

September 3, 2010


I want to tell you right up front that I do not actually go looking to shoot holes into the concepts or ideas that are presented by the fellow pundits within the purchasing and supply chain world.  This is largely due to the fact that being the writer/editor of six blogs (and growing), the number […]

$20 Million Ariba Fiasco Gains Crossover Appeal and Market Attention

September 3, 2010


As the writer/editor for six blogs and counting, there are at times those stories that seem to have a powerful “crossover” appeal in that regardless of a blog’s primary or main topical focus they generate considerable download activity. For example, posts regarding security in the cloud or cyber war and those on leadership and employment […]

OECM Punts Ariba, Taking a $20 Million Dollar Hit In The Process?

September 1, 2010


Editor’s Update: Unfortunately the PowerPoint presentation that is referenced in this article was taken down by it’s author.  While it would have served as a good reference point in terms of what ultimately derailed the program and perhaps helped others to understand what went wrong and why, its removals is nonetheless telling. The great part […]