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Should governments boycott Periscope-BidSync until the NIGP conflict is resolved? by Jon Hansen

April 22, 2015


Another major difference between grassroots boycotts and professional campaigns lies in their focus. While grassroots campaigns are usually aimed at convincing consumers to spend their money elsewhere, Steele says that smart campaigns direct their attention towards a brand’s reputation instead of directly at its bottom line. “Although seemingly intangible, the brand value alone of a […]

Parthenon Capital Partners: The Dangerous Puppetmaster in the NIGP #CodeGate Controversy? by Jon Hansen

April 13, 2015


When I read Procurement Insights EU Editor Colin Cram’s take on the NIGP – Periscope story, and his suggestion that the “need for income may have led the NIGP into what appear to be some shady and unwise deals,” one’s initial reaction would be to ask how could this have happened.  The next obvious question […]

The NIGP Code History: A Timeline To Trouble? by Jon Hansen

April 10, 2015


“A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire that can, given the right set of circumstances, spread quickly to consume and devastate a large area of land.  Unlike other fires, once started wildfires unexpectedly and without warning change direction as well as jump gaps in roads and rivers making its containment a nearly impossible challenge.” The wildfire […]