Archive for October, 2007

Purchasing Thoughts For The Weekend

Here are just some random things bouncing around my head on this busy Friday… Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I just read this sales article called “What Buyers Want You to Know.” I’m not convinced it’s entirely accurate, but it may give you a chuckle (especially the part about no one talking to a buyer…

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Live From Procuri Empower!

Spontaneity can be fun. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Earlier in the day here at Procuri’s Empower conference, I had the chance to catch up with blogger extrordinaire, Jason Busch from Spend Matters. Incidentally, I had some equipment with me here in Atlanta so I could work on some multimedia material for one of our…

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Procuri-Ariba-SciQuest

As I sit here in the Partner Pavillion at the Procuri Empower conference, I am staring at the SciQuest booth. And it made me think about a topic that hasn’t been covered by the other bloggers in the field to my knowledge. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Because Procuri doesn’t have an eProcurement product, it…

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Procuri Empower Next Week

It looks like ProcuRiba (as I like to refer to Procuri after their acquisition by Ariba had been announced) has a great conference planned next week: Procuri Empower. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! If you’re going, let me know at cdominick [at] nextlevelpurchasing [dot] com. Have a great weekend! To Your Career,Charles Dominick, SPSMPresidentNext Level…

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This Week’s Purchasing Controversy

Don’t be fooled by the mostly supportive comments on my blog post from Tuesday. A lot of PurchTips subscribers railed at me for quoting a PETA representative in the article “Purchasing, Social Responsibility, & Animals.” Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! I provided them with the same opportunity to share their comments on this blog, but…

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Random Purchasing Tidbits

…A decent number of comments have popped up on yesterday’s post about the reactions I got to the article “Purchasing, Social Responsibility, & Animals.” This is obviously a “hot button topic,” so let’s keep the discussion going to see what views will impact the purchasing profession going forward. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! …I found…

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Today’s Provocative Article

Wow! My inbox was filled today with responses to today’s article “Purchasing, Social Responsibility, & Animals.” Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! It appears that purchasing professionals have some very strong opinions on the topic. Some felt that this type of article is very much needed. Some felt that it was akin to left-wing activism. I…

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Purchasing Social Responsibility: What’s Next?

I hope that you have enjoyed the article “Purchasing, Social Responsibility, & Animals.” In my opinion, this is one of the more groundbreaking topics I’ve introduced in PurchTips. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! This article was based on the interview I recorded with PETA‘s Director of Corporate Affairs for the Purchasing & Supply Management Podcast…

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The Purchasing Certification Breakthrough!

Improved Purchasing Certification Offers Portable Audio & Video Training on Free iPod Next Level Purchasing Expands Their SPSM Certification Programs Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! Pittsburgh – October 1, 2007 – A newly expanded certification program for senior level purchasing professionals from Next Level Purchasing is now offering the latest technology, including a free iPod…

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