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Category Archives: Procurement, Engineering & Supply Chain Outsourcing

The Rise of Supplier Relationship Management

The Rise of Supplier Relationship Management

Supplier Collaboration and the changing nature of the engagement between buyer and supplier is top of mind for many executives. This preempts the rise of Supplier Relationship Management efforts.

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Talking Blockchain Business Models and Network Ownership With HCL

Talking Blockchain Business Models and Network Ownership With HCL

HCL sees a lot happening in security and privacy, as well as regulatory agencies stepping up to help businesses form some governance policies around blockchain.

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No more denial for WNS as it makes its concerted procurement play

No more denial for WNS as it makes its concerted procurement play

WNS announced the $40 million acquisition of Denali Sourcing Services.

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Musings on the Future of Procurement

Musings on the Future of Procurement

Read our overestimations and underestimations for procurement in two and ten years’ time

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Blockchain Brings Us Into The Future, But Only After It Drags Up The Past: Interoperability Becomes An Actual Issue Again

Blockchain Brings Us Into The Future, But Only After It Drags Up The Past: Interoperability Becomes An Actual Issue Again

The interoperability problems blockchain brings

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PLM Services Blueprint 2016: Attractive Again

PLM Services Blueprint 2016: Attractive Again

There is a renewed interest in the PLM market.

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Has Samsung blown up the IoT market with its HARMAN acquisition?

Has Samsung blown up the IoT market with its HARMAN acquisition?

Analysis of Samsung's HARMAN acquisition and its IoT ambitions!

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How As-a-Service Coming of Age Changes the Dynamics in the Procurement BPO market

How As-a-Service Coming of Age Changes the Dynamics in the Procurement BPO market

Procurement BPO has seen a more rapid move to “As-a-Service” —agile and on-demand—than other horizontal offerings. This blog explains why.

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So, how can you actually get more “As-a-Service”? 5 Key Elements from Procurement Services

So, how can you actually get more “As-a-Service”? 5 Key Elements from Procurement Services

Procurement BPO has changed substantially over the last decade. Growing maturity of procurement technology and commodification of significant parts of the procurement value chain has altered the value proposition and composition of procurement BPO.

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Why should software engineering service providers utilize metrics-based software code reuse?

Why should software engineering service providers utilize metrics-based software code reuse?

Why and how of code reuse in software product engineering outsourcing.

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