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The Procurement Professional As Researcher: Research Skills 101

There are many skills that a business professional needs in order to become successful and an asset to his or her organization. Arguably, verbal and written communication, technical, interpersonal, and…

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Cortera Credit Reports and Monitoring Service: Worth a Look

Cortera credit reports are different. This company looks at business and company health by evaluating companies based on purchase behavior. In addition to payment behavior, Cortera looks at what a…

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Alacra for Procurement Professionals

Subscribing to quality research can be expensive. Very expensive. Google is great and yes, you can at times, find market research and company credit/financial reports for free. The flip side…

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Infographic: Six Sourcing and Procurement Trends for 2014

Infosyslimited shared this infographic with visual.ly that illustrates six sourcing and procurement trends to look for in 2014. “In 2014, new technologies and changing socioeconomic models will drive improved procurement…

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Intel Keynote at CES: Announcement of "Conflict Free" Microprocessors

James Murray, writing for GreenBiz.com, covers the keynote address of Brian Krzanich, Intel’s chief executive, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Mr. Krzanich announced that “the minerals…

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Deloitte 2014 Industry Outlook: Challenges, Trends, and Strategies

“Rapid change rules the business landscape. But for organizations that are willing to take on challenges and leverage disruptive trends, the outlook for 2014 is positive.” Innovative minds from Deloitte…

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