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WEF Global Risks Report 2018 Reveals Increased Environmental Concerns

WEF Global Risks Report 2018 Reveals Increased Environmental Concerns

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2018 was recently released and the focus centers on four key risk areas: environmental degradation, cybersecurity breaches, economic strains and geopolitical tensions. Also presented are…

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Best In Biz Awards: Risk-Related Services and Products are Prevalent

Best In Biz Awards: Risk-Related Services and Products are Prevalent

Best in Biz Awards, now in its seventh year, is an awards program judged by an independent panel of press and analysts from well-known business publications like Wall Street Journal,…

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Market Intelligence for Procurement 2018: Three Trends

Market Intelligence for Procurement 2018: Three Trends

There are three important trends taking shape in market intelligence in the areas of procurement, sourcing, and supply chain that both research/data providers and procurement researchers should note.   The…

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For the New Year: A Selected List of Procurement-Focused Journals and Magazines, Including Supply Chain

For the New Year: A Selected List of Procurement-Focused Journals and Magazines, Including Supply Chain

Most of the magazines and journals listed below are offered in print and digital formats, and have accompanying websites that provide access to valuable information. Due to many of them…

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Where To Find Open Access Statistical Trade Data

Where To Find Open Access Statistical Trade Data

Trade data plays an important part in global market intelligence initiatives for procurement. The selected open access resources listed below are where you can find data not only on import…

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Year-End 2017 Update: New Additions to Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection

Year-End 2017 Update: New Additions to Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection

The Supply Market Intelligence Index Collection is continuously updated with new indices that are discovered and is weeded to remove the ones that are no longer current or relevant. Most…

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Market Intelligence Hub ‘ProcureSearch’ Adds New Resources and Functionality

Market Intelligence Hub ‘ProcureSearch’ Adds New Resources and Functionality ProcureSearch BOSTON – Dec. 5, 2017 – PRLog — ProcureSearch, the free, open-access market intelligence resource hub, has just been updated…

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Embracing the Intelligence-Forward Mindset

Embracing the Intelligence-Forward Mindset

LexisNexis recently posted an article I wrote for its Biz Blog, entitled Step One for Supply Market Intelligence Success: Embracing the Intelligence-Forward Mindset. Here is the introductory paragraph: Supply market…

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Cottrill Research’s Open Access Research Provider List of Honor

Cottrill Research’s Open Access Research Provider List of Honor

In recognition of Open Access Week, which was last week (Oct. 23 – 29), Cottrill Research is honoring research resource providers that make available information and data of value to…

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Revised: Facing the Reality About Supply Market Intelligence

Revised: Facing the Reality About Supply Market Intelligence

In 2014, I addressed the issue of how to tackle a supply market intelligence (SMI) initiative when you (and other procurement professionals) are stressed for time and dealing with a…

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