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Oracle And SciQuest: When Market Need And Timing Trumps Corporate Development Models by Jon Hansen

July 13, 2015


Big corporations are constantly on the hunt for smaller startups that can fill a void. They not only look for innovative solutions but also companies that already have a strong presence and have scaled. – Innovation: Small Businesses Live It, Big Businesses Buy It by Mike Templeman, Inc. Magazine One of the most interesting aspects of […]

Philadelphia Freedom: Is this the beginning of the end of the traditional RFP process? by Jon Hansen

February 27, 2014


“One of the reasons we don’t necessarily think RFPs are the best way to engage the creative insights of entrepreneurs and some of the most effective problem solvers in our society today is that we prescribe a solution in an RFP. There’s no opportunity for an entrepreneur or innovator to really work with a city […]

Scout: A Dragon’s Den View by Kelly Barner

January 7, 2014


Editor’s Note: On November 26th, 2013 I had the opportunity to interview Year in the Life candidate Scout, a New Wave company that provides “painless” RFP capability to its clients.  In the post-show commentary, our Dragon’s Den (or Shark Tank if you prefer) panel of experts will provide their take on the interview and offer […]

Procurement Certification vs. Experience: The Delusion of Mutual Exclusivity by Charles Dominick

June 25, 2012


Editor’s Note: We are delighted to welcome to our group of regular columnists Charles Dominick, SPSM. Charles is founder, president and chief procurement officer of Next Level Purchasing, which offers the SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management) Certification. Be sure to check out Charles’ Purchasing Certification Blog. According to the Spend Matters whitepaper entitled “What […]

Guest Author Judy Bradt on the “Winners Best Kept Secrets” in Government Procurement

March 2, 2010


As part of our new Guest Author Series, Washington-based expert on selling to the government Judy Bradt will be sharing her insights with us from Part-3 of the 7-Part “Seven Steps to Success: Jump Start Government Contract Series” which aired on the PI Window on Business March 1st, 2010. Judy as you may already know, […]