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"The Point" is written by BMP Editor Kelly Barner as well as a diverse group of guest contributors.

Is Twitter a Missed Opportunity for Procurement Practitioners?

In the fall of 2013, Stephen Ashcroft, a specialist in procurement risk at Brian Farrington, wrote a post for Supply Management about the fact that procurement practitioners have been hesitant to embrace social media in general, and twitter more specifically.

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Webinar Notes: The New Rules of Supply Management

The week’s featured events is ‘The New Rules of Supply Management’ hosted by ISM and presented by Ardent Partners and Ariba, with a client case study from SunTrust Bank woven in.

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Book Review: Common Sense Supply Management

Two years ago, we posted our review of ‘Common Sense Purchasing’ by Dr. Tom DePaoli. In September 2012 he published a new book that reflects a broader perspective on his experience and our profession. By taking a step up – or back – however you chose to see the difference between purchasing and supply management, Dr. Tom takes a new look at the challenges and opportunities in supply management and presents them by sharing many of his own experiences as an independent management consultant in 'Common Sense Supply Management'.

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Blog Pick of the Week: Any other Cliffs Threaten Procurement

A few weeks ago, we talked about the pending Fiscal Cliff issues in the United States. Those have since been partially resolved.

What other issues might impact procurement? Are there any other cliffs out there to disrupt the supply chain or delivery cycles?

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So, what do you call YOURSELF?

This week’s Wiki-Wednesday topic is supply management, and you can click here to connect to an excerpt from the article on that topic or to link back to the full page.

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