What does “Covering The Procurement World” really mean? by Jon Hansen

Posted on June 15, 2015 by

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Editor’s Note: The way in which the procurement world is being covered by the media is changing rapidly and dramatically. Here is the reason why.

Procurement Insights

In the 6th chapter of our upcoming book, Kelly Barner and I assess the effectiveness of the media in covering the procurement world.

Titled “The Media and Procurement: Are We Really Covered?,” we open the chapter with the following;

I am hard pressed to understand the reasons why industry blogger and analyst coverage of the Periscope acquisition of BidSync has been limited to the usual commentary . . . looking at the situation from a purely best interests of the procurement industry standpoint, such silence is extremely troubling.”  – The Silence Of The Blogs (And Industry Analysts), Procurement Insights, April 17th, 2015

While we are certain that you will find this to be one of the most interesting and thought-provoking chapters of the entire book, the underlying question is simply this . . . what does covering the procurement world really mean?

In explaining why their coverage of the Periscope –…

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