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   If You’re Still Using Google for Category Research, You’re Doing It Wrong
By: IBISWorld Staff Writer, Hilary O'Brien When you settle in to begin preliminary research on a new category, where do you start? Like any living, breathing person these days, you probably open up a browser and start typing queries into your preferred search engine.
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   No Matter the Category, We've Got a Report For It
IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports help procurement and purchasing professionals gain the knowledge and expertise they need to make informed sourcing decisions.
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   Using Market and Category Intelligence to Achieve Procurement Goals
To do your job well, you need market, supplier and category information that is accurate, unbiased and up-to-date.
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   Client Q&A with Suzanne Aquino, Global Category Manager at Chain IQ
By: AdministratorThis month, we caught up with Suzanne Aquino, Global Category Manager – Outsourcing, Offshoring and Professional Services, at Chain IQ to find out what’s going on in her world of procurement.
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   #Learning: Understanding a new Category
By: Claudia Roth, Global Commercial Manager and Founder of Unblandeur Ltd.
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   Video: Intro to IBISWorld Procurement Research
Wondering what our online procurement research reports look like and what kind of useful information you’ll find within them? Watch this brief video as one of IBISWorld’s Senior Client Relationship Managers walks you through exactly what you’ll find and how you can apply our data to your procurement procedures.
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   Global Sourcing with IBISWorld Procurement Research
As the business world becomes more interconnected on a global scale, it’s important to have tools that are applicable to your work both domestically and internationally.
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   Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research
By: Jeanette Jones, Founder of Cottrill Research LLC It is unfortunate, but over the past year the term “fake news” has evolved into an overexposed, meaningless buzzword.
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   IBISWorld Launches the Procurement Insider
IBISWorld, the leading publisher of indirect category research, announces the launch of the Procurement Insider.
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   Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative
By: AdministratorThis month, we caught up with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, to find out what’s going on in the supply chain management world.
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   Client Case Study: RPI
Top Tech University Saves Over $100k Using Category IntelligencePlus, the Procurement Services Department discovers time savings.ChallengeThe Procurement Services Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) takes pride in acquiring products and services aimed at delivering the best value to campus.
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   Procurement, Are You Driving Your Organization Forward?
By: IBISWorld Content Marketer, Ashley McKayAs indirect procurement continues climbing — growing $4.9 trillion per year as of 2017 — and roughly $649 billion of all indirect spend gets wasted, the need for market intelligence is obvious.
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   A Leading Financial Services Company Scores a Trifecta of Success
How Market Intelligence helped Save Money, Reduce Risk and Set Strategy Procurement’s Challenge Historically, a leading financial services company contracted with multiple security service partners across ten separate locations through labor and services agreements.
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   Indirect Influence: Drive your Marketing Spend with Procurement
By: Hubert Lachance, Author & Corporate Buyer Historically, procurement’s main focus has been on reducing raw material and component prices.
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   Beyond Factory Robots: The Impact of Automation on Price Growth
By: IBISWorld Analyst, Torsten Edstam In recent years, automation’s effect on the manufacturing sector has been well chronicled.
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   Procurement Glossary
Benchmarking The process of comparing an organization and its products, services, operations and/or processes against others (typically against the best) in the industry.
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   Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.
By: AdministratorThis month, we caught up with Mike Maguire, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc., to find out what’s going on in his world of procurement.
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   Case Study Santa Clara
Using Procurement Research to Save Time and MoneyThe County of Santa Clara used IBISWorld’s Procurement reports as a source of incisive intelligence to cut costs and reduce sourcing lead time.Procurement’s ChallengeWhen the Procurement Department of Santa Clara County came to IBISWorld, it had some pretty lofty goals.
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   Client Q&A with Peter Z. McKay, Business Librarian at the University of Florida
By: AdministratorThis month, we caught up with Peter Z.
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   IBISWorld Launches Fast Tracks
By: IBISWorld Content Marketer, Ashley McKay Make our data and research work for you! At IBISWorld, we’re always looking for ways to make your job easier! And, after an overwhelmingly positive response to our proposed redesign, we’ve changed the way you view our website.
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   Insider Tips: 5 Ways to Make Life Easier for Public Procurement Officials
By: IBISWorld Writer, Hilary O'BrienEach year, public procurement professionals at all levels of government are asked to do more work with fewer resources.
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   P-Cards: Managing Purchasing with Each Swipe
By: IBISWorld Analyst, Braden Baseley Many organizations’ procurement departments rely on purchasing cards, commonly known as P-Cards, to purchase goods and services from vendors.
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   General Office Supplies
The price of general office supplies has been rising at an estimated annualized rate 0.2% in the three years to 2017.
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   How to Handle a Last-Minute Sourcing Meeting Like a Pro
By: IBISWorld Staff Writer, Savannah George How many times has it happened to you? You’re in the zone, plugging away at your desk, when all of a sudden you get called into a last-minute meeting about a new product that an internal business unit just has to have – and now.  With only 10 minutes to spare, how do you quickly arm yourself with enough information to speak intelligently about the subject? Like most people, your first stop is probably a quick Google search.
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   New FAA Guidelines Pave Way for Expanding Commercial Drone Sales
By: IBISWorld Analyst, Sean WindleLOS ANGELES – June 24, 2016 – After years of patchwork regulation, missed deadlines and ambiguity, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced guidelines for the use of commercial drones on Tuesday.
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   Playing it Safe: Prioritizing Cybersecurity for Government
By: IBISWorld Staff Writer, Mallory WeilerCybercrime, although most frequently thought of in terms of hackings on individual businesses, has been increasingly aimed directly at the governmental level.
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   Consumer spending
The financial meltdown and subsequent recession caused a nearly 30-year streak of consecutive growth in aggregate consumption to snap.
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   Vendor Management: Practical Steps in Making the Best of Your Top-Tier Vendors
By: Usman Masrur, Consultant on Strategic Initiatives, Outsourcing & Vendor Partnership Management in Healthcare and Financial Sectors Whether you are selecting a new vendor, managing existing vendors or preparing to go-to-market, instilling a culture of good vendor management can help build your organization’s resilience.
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