Browsing All posts tagged under »Seth Godin«

What was Seth Godin Thinking? Why FTD is the Walmart of the flower industry

July 17, 2017

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Over the years I have written many articles on Walmart, starting with the July 9th, 2007 post; Public Sector Procurement and the Walmart Effect which was updated in March 2013. Suffice to say, Walmart, and more specifically the Walmart model for supply chain has become the poster child for partner abuse. Because of the negative impact of the […]

Reader backlash leads to a new cover design for our book Procurement At A Crossroads

March 7, 2016

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Maybe my mother was wrong? But she couldn’t be! I mean she always said that everyone liked me! Have I been living under the false premise of a mother’s biased and blinded love? Oh well . . . at least the Easter bunny is still real . . . right? Okay, so what is this all […]

(New Series) The mobile supply chain: We’ve got an app for that?

January 23, 2012

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On Wednesday, January 25th I will be launching a new series on The Mobile Supply Chain, in which I will provide an in-depth look at how mobile computing is dramatically changing the purchasing world, and what you as a procurement professional must do to stand out and be noticed as a vital contributor to your […]

Riding the Crest of a New Wave: How the Original SaaS Companies Have Gained the Upper Hand (A Procurement Insights Knowledge Leadership Publication)

March 20, 2009

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Out In Front of the Paradigm Shift “With tier one vendors such as Ariba and SAP moving into the SaaS space, a model upon which organizations such as Source One’s reputation and business have been built, it is in effect an admission that the traditional licensing model does not work. Because of what can only […]