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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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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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Use This Handy Checklist To Efficiently Evaluate News Stories

  IBISWorld recently published my article, Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research, where I provide background information and a checklist that procurement (and business) professionals can use to efficiently…

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Moody’s to Acquire Bureau van Dijk

Moody’s is acquiring a highly respected company that has a solid reputation for providing quality information not easily found elsewhere, which is a positive indicator of the move. On May…

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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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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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