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Is the acquisition cup half full or half empty: Xchanging and SciQuest One Year Later by Jon Hansen

October 29, 2014


A year ago this past September 20th, I wrote the post titled Is the acquisition cup half full or half empty: A tale of two takeovers!  In it I talked about the stark differences – at least they were stark to me – between the Xchanging acquisition of Chicago-based MM4, and the purchase of CombineNet […]

New industry study reports a significant reduction in intended spend on Procure-to-Pay Platforms by Jon Hansen

October 7, 2014


You ever notice that with a satellite dish, there are always sporting events going on somewhere around the world on a 24/7 basis.  From football – both the North American and world versions – to cricket, hockey and even outrunning boulders down steep inclines (although I am not sure if the latter counts as being […]

March Break (Radio) Madness? by Jon Hansen

March 3, 2014


Okay, right off the bat I am going to acknowledge the fact that the NCAA March Madness event is hands down the big news this month.  And yes, I do usually watch the games into the wee hours of the night, strategically flipping between different channels so has not to miss any of the action. […]

Xchanging’s acquisition of MM4 already bearing fruit as the company played an important role in landing STS contract by Jon Hansen

November 26, 2013


“We used MM4’s technology in a logistics test case for STS.  The case demonstrated that the use of the tool could assist in providing significant savings.  MM4’s technology will play (is already playing) a role in delivering savings for STS, as part of a seamless, tailored bundle of sourcing services we are building to meet the goals of […]

BREAKING NEWS: Is the acquisition cup half full or half empty: A tale of two takeovers! By Jon Hansen

September 20, 2013


In business as in life, timing is everything. No sooner had I completed a 2-Part guest post for the Buyers Meeting Point Blog (Part 1 and Part 2), regarding the recent news that SciQuest had acquired CombineNet, and this morning I receive word from our newest sponsor Xchanging that they have acquired MarketMaker 4 (MM4), a […]

Next week’s line-up of shows features interviews with execs from IBM and Xchanging by Jon Hansen

May 10, 2013


While the world of procurement is never boring, some week’s have an added pop to them in that you get an opportunity to cover two of the hottest stories that are trending at a particular moment in time. On Tuesday, May 14th at 12:00 Noon EST, I will be airing my interview with Alisa Maclin, […]