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The Customer-Centric Sales and Marketing Track at #GartnerTGI

by Hank Barnes  |  March 29, 2016

This is a  bonus post (I hope you consider it to be a bonus and not "ugh, not another post from Hank") this week (most of you know I consistently create...

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New ITSSM Tool, or Nah?

by Jarod Greene  |  February 5, 2014

"You can get with this, or you can get with that" — Dres of Black Sheep, "The Choice Is Yours" I ran this tape into the ground. This was back...

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Health check on Green and Sustainable IT Infrastructure and Operations Maturity

by Bettina Tratz  |  March 15, 2013

Ever wonder how green holistic IT operations really are? How your customers are integrating green performance measurements into their procurement requirements? In a world of stack rankings and sustainability competitions,...

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We Are Never Ever, Ever Getting Back Together

by Jarod Greene  |  October 23, 2012

I really hate seeing relationships filled with promise in the beginning go bad in the end. I am currently on-course to take over 1000 client inquiries this year. 70% of...

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Poker Faces and Team Negotiations

by Gayla Sullivan  |  August 13, 2012

Like the rest of the world, I was glued to the TV the past couple of weeks watching the Olympics into the wee hours of the morning.  While the Olympic...

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Remembering Titanic and a Few Lessons Learned

by Gayla Sullivan  |  July 26, 2012

This year, on April 15th, we acknowledged the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of Titanic in a variety of ways.  We remembered, with reverence, the lives lost on that...

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Is the OMB Afraid of Google?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  January 11, 2011

On January 7 the Office of Management and Budget issues a memo reminding US federal agencies of the importance of technology neutrality in procurement. The one-page memo reminds that […]...

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Head of GM Procurement graduates Elementary School

by Andrew White  |  April 19, 2010

I had a little laugh this morning when I read my print edition of the Financial Times.  There was an article called, GM purchasing head is seeking to mend fences,...

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European Project on Public E-Procurement May Be Tackling the Wrong Issues

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 10, 2010

(Expanding on a previous post) PEPPOL is not a beverage or a miraculous cleaning powder. It stands for Pan-European Public Procurement On Line and is a European collaborative project funded...

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It Is Time To Explore The Dark Side of Government 2.0

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 26, 2009

I have just finalized the agenda for the government tracks in our three flagship events, i.e. our Fall Symposia in Orlando, Cannes and Sydney. In two of these events I...

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