Browsing All posts tagged under »social media«

Wake Forest hypothetical purchasing scenario: What Would You Do?

May 13, 2016

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The thing I love about Twitter is that when your account is properly set-up – specifically, when you are connected to the right people and the right people are connected to you – some pretty interesting links cross your path. For example, take the above Tweet asking for 5 minutes of my time to do […]

Procurement and social media . . . is it a pairing made in heaven or the other place?

January 19, 2016

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If this will be the first time that you have tuned in to one of our Point-Counterpoint broadcasts on Blog Talk Radio, then you are in for a real treat today. At 1:00 PM EST this afternoon, Kelly Barner and I will be talking – okay maybe arguing, about the impact that social media has had […]

Conduct and Consequences: Social Media Policy In The Procurement World by Jon Hansen

February 25, 2015

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My post from last week titled Are these profile images representative of the brand Coupa wants to project, continues to attract considerable attention. In fact if anything, it is experiencing a upsurge in terms of reads from not only within the procurement world, but even beyond. As is the case with any topic, especially one that […]

Are these profile images representative of the brand Coupa wants to project? by Jon Hansen

February 19, 2015

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A couple of weeks ago, I received the following message through my LinkedIn account from a young Coupa sales representative: I currently work at Coupa as an Account Rep. I came across an article you wrote regarding the 3 BIGGEST CHALLENGES FACED BY SUPPLY CHAIN/PURCHASING PROFESSIONALS. My job is to reach out to prospect to discuss […]

Nature versus Nurture: Is Relationship Success in the Genes? by Jon Hansen

January 8, 2014

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I know it’s been said many times, many ways . . . okay I am just coming out of the holiday season so excuse the reference to the Christmas carol lyrics. Anyway, if I have said it once I have said it a million times . . . social media and procurement are a great […]

PI Soundbite: I will be on WVOX 1640 AM radio tomorrow at 5:30 PM EST

May 30, 2012

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Just a quick note to everyone that I will be on Brand Talk with Dr. John Tantillo on WVOX 1640 AM radio tomorrow at 5:30 PM EST talking about leveraging social media to effectively reach your target audience. For those outside of New York, you can use the following link to catch the live stream; […]

Buyers Meeting Points’ 2012 Pro To Know Kelly Barner becomes a regular PI contributing columnist

April 16, 2012

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I am pleased to welcome Buyers Meeting Points’ Kelly Barner as a regular contributing columnist to the Procurement Insights Blog. Kelly recently received the well deserved honor of being a 2012 Supply & Demand Chain Executive ‘Pro to Know’ for her (and partner Cindy Allen-Murphy’s) incredible work in both informing and empowering procurement professionals the […]

With the announcement of powerful, social network-oriented updates will critical mainstream pundits finally see WhyAbe as something more than a small offering from a boutique firm?

March 28, 2012

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New enhancements benefit both the buying community and the suppliers that service them.  The free site just added new ways for its users to benefit from registering. Buyers may now increase the exposure of their event by sharing it via social media links plugins to sites like Facebook, Google, Twitter, and more.  Suppliers can use […]

Higher Education in 2012: A Year of Big Change? Radio Interview Telling on Many Levels.

December 15, 2011

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“The higher education sector is entering a renaissance of innovation spurred on by students and staff using handheld devices to access and share information,” stated Jeff Sweetman, Chief Operating Officer at Rosslyn Analytics.  “In 2012, the proliferation of consumer-friendly technologies will move into back-office functions such as procurement and finance.  This shift will enable universities […]

Socialized Purchasing (Epilogue)

August 2, 2011

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Shel Israel, acclaimed author of the new book “Twitterville: How Businesses Can Thrive in the New Global Neighborhoods” on-demand interview now featured on Blog Talk Radio segment titled; We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Welcome to Twitterville and the New Business Paradigm!. The above was the opening paragraph to my first interview with The Godfather of […]