Browsing All posts tagged under »WhyAbe«

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 […]

Assimilating Innovation (Part 2 of 3): Does Steve Sabol bias govern industry bloggers coverage? by Jon Hansen

April 15, 2013


In 1969 Steve Sabol produced a 22-minute review of Super Bowl III for NFL Films. In his pro-National Football League stance, Sabol focused more on the sore-armed Johnny Unitas’s valiant effort to rally Baltimore than on how the Jets made good on Joe Namath’s victory guarantee and beat the Colts, 16-7. Sabol, the president of […]

Reference to Busch being blinded by familiarity and the decline of the old guard leads to a few interesting questions over the weekend

December 5, 2011


Last week’s commentary surrounding the post in the Strategic Sourcer Blog regarding Spend Matters Jason Busch’s condescending dismissal of WhyAbe while touting Ariba within the context of free e-Sourcing solution viability has caused quite a stir. In fact I received an e-mail over the weekend that asked about the decline of the old guard and […]

Blinded by familiarity, Jason Busch gets called out by a vendor for missing the mark

December 1, 2011


However, we took slight offence to his comment “Still, as far as we’re aware, Ariba is the first provider in the Spend Management sector of any material size/market share in a given product area to make a product free for buying organizations.” Why are we offended? Well, Jason himself reviewed our free e-Sourcing offering over five […]