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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Index Collection is continuously updated with new indices that are discovered and is weeded to remove the ones that are no longer current or relevant.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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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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Clarivate Analytics’ The State of Innovation 2017: Industry Boundaries Are Being Removed

Clarivate Analytics’ The State of Innovation 2017: Industry Boundaries Are Being Removed

In an opening message to readers of Clarivate Analytics’ The State of Innovation 2017 report, CEO Jay Nadler writes about the insights revealed, most notably the removal of industry boundaries. “Looking…

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A.T. Kearney 2017 Global Services Location Index Spotlights Automation as Massive Job Displacer

On September 18, A.T. Kearney released its 2017 Global Services Location Index™ (GSLI), a study that analyzes and tracks the contours of the offshoring landscape in 55 countries across three major…

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Announcing the Launch of ProcureSearch!

Announcing the Launch of ProcureSearch! ProcureSearch is an open access hub that lists and updates key supply market intelligence resources. In 2014, Kelly Barner and I published Supply Market Intelligence for…

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