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OPEC Announces ‘Big Data Project’ Launch

According to a press release dated April 11, 2017, the OPEC Secretariat and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Energy announced the launch of the first phase of the…

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Open Access to Scholarly Literature (Including Procurement and Supply Chain Management) Gets a Boost Thanks to Disruptor Unpaywall

Open Access to Scholarly Literature (Including Procurement and Supply Chain Management) Gets a Boost Thanks to Disruptor Unpaywall

“We’re setting up a lemonade stand right next to the publishers’ lemonade stand…They’re charging $30 for a glass of lemonade, and we’re showing up right next to them and saying,…

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Beroe LiVE Is a Wealth of Riches

Beroe LiVE Is a Wealth of Riches

In February 2017 Beroe launched its free on-demand procurement/market intelligence platform. It is self-described as offering “no-frills access” to procurement category intelligence and it certainly delivers. Beroe was founded in…

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Cottrill Research Partners With The Newly Launched Palambridge Platform

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The Open Company Data Index

The Open Company Data Index

The Open Company Data Index shows how countries around the world allow company registration information to be publicly accessible. The Index is now being maintained by OpenCorporates, in partnership with…

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Using Supply Market Intelligence to Enhance Innovation (Selected Resources List Included)

Using Supply Market Intelligence to Enhance Innovation (Selected Resources List Included)

Summary: Procurement can support organization-wide innovation development by incorporating patent landscape analysis and startup company data into supply market intelligence initiatives. Procurement, Supply Market Intelligence, and Innovation Development Innovation Driven…

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Gig Economy Becomes Visible with Online Labour Index

Gig Economy Becomes Visible with Online Labour Index

The Online Labour Index (OLI), produced by Otto Kässi and Vili Lehdonvirta as part of the iLabour project at the Oxford Internet Institute, is the “first economic indicator that provides an online gig economy equivalent of conventional labour…

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