Archive for December, 2006

Supply Market Assessment

Tim Minahan over at Supply Excellence posted the second part of our interview this morning in a piece entitled Supply Market Assessment 101. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I thought that I’d save a few tidbits on the subject for this blog. Here is a laundry list of just a few of the many things…

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Purchasing Education & Being Open-Minded

A recent blog post and subsequent comment exchange over at Sourcing Innovation made me recall a now-amusing conversation from a few years ago. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I was attending a local purchasing association meeting when a colleague said to me, “Hey, you should talk to Brian. He was just telling me that his…

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Purchasing & Economic Indicators

I was recently interviewed by Tim Minahan, editor of the Supply Excellence blog on the topic of economic indicators. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I love the topic of economics and I have some very strong opinions about what the media(mis)uses as indicators. This interview captured several of these opinions and allowed me to teach…

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