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Scout: A Dragon’s Den View by Kelly Barner

January 7, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]