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.

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Because Procuri doesn’t have an eProcurement product, it had partnered with SciQuest to fill this gap. Now that Ariba will swallow Procuri, SciQuest will lose a sales channel.

How much will this matter?

I don’t know but, in supply chain technology, few providers can simply shrug off any sales channel loss even if it is minor.

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Charles Dominick, SPSM
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Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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