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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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2017 SciQuest Global Survey Reveals How Procurement’s Role is Evolving

2017 SciQuest Global Survey Reveals How Procurement’s Role is Evolving

In a recent press release, SciQuest announced survey results “that reveal procurement is evolving into a true profit center, as spend data and analytics are increasingly driving business decisions.” Over 1000…

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New Year, New Additions to Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection!

New Year, New Additions to Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection!

The Supply Market Intelligence Index collection continues to be curated as new, and not so new, indices are discovered. Here are recent additions, all open access: Country and Geopolitical Risk…

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Rework and Supply Market Intelligence: Getting Started and Being Successful

Rework and Supply Market Intelligence: Getting Started and Being Successful

Rework, by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, is a book (2010) that offers succinct and, at times, unconventional advice on building, running and growing a business. It’s no secret…

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Quick Take: Market and Competitive Intelligence Trends 2017

Quick Take: Market and Competitive Intelligence Trends 2017

Acrasio, a change management consultancy, provides a snapshot of 9 market and competitive intelligence trends for 2017. These, in particular, stand out (directly quoted): Challenge Market Data – Companies increasingly…

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Survey Report: Executive Perspectives on Top Risk for 2017

Survey Report: Executive Perspectives on Top Risk for 2017

Over 700 board members and executives across a number of industries participated in the Executive Perspectives on Top Risk for 2017 annual survey, which was was conducted by Protiviti and North…

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