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This Clinton Hill Restaurant Is Making Insanely Good Porchetta

  There's a strong porchetta game in Rome, where most neighborhoods boast their own rosticceria for procuring succulent slices of seasoned pork on crusty bread. The best I'd ever had was at a poorly named takeout-style spot in the Trastevere area—that was until I tried the version they're making at Mekelburg's in Clinton Hill. Show More Summary

Services Procurement and Contingent Workforce Program Mad Libs

Categories: Research Download, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: Process & Best Practice Let’s play a little game, Spend Matters style. We all...Show More Summary

Charles Dominick of Next Level Purchasing Gives Us His Ten Commandments

Categories: Going back to our “10 commandments for procurement” theme that we’re looking at this summer, it's been pointed out to us that there is an excellent list in the book (recommended), “The Procurement Game Plan” by Charles Dominick and Soheila R. Show More Summary

New McKinsey Report Brings WIPs into Focus

Categories: Analysis, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Sourcing, Technology Tags: L1, Technology If you’re still skeptical about the relative importance of work intermediation platforms (WIPs) as a potential game changer...Show More Summary

NBA Mock Draft 2016: Early Projections for Every 1st-Round Pick

The 2015 NBA draft is over, and that means it's time for scouts, coaches and general managers to take a long and well-deserved break from the game. Not quite. Especially when it comes to the business of player procurement. When one draft...Show More Summary

Beeline: Broader Services Procurement Game On(Force)

Categories: Conferences, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Solution Providers Tags: L2, Technology My colleague Andrew Karpie is covering the Beeline customer conference this week for Spend Matters (I had hoped to attend as well, but had a previously scheduled vacation with the family). Show More Summary

Upcoming Webinar: Field an All-Star Team of Freelancers, Consultants, Solopreneurs and More

Categories: Learning / Research, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: General News Baseball metaphors are as old as the game itself, but in this instance have never been more apt.Show More Summary

It’s (Not Just) a Game of Risk: Best Practices for the Supply Chain

Categories: Learning / Research, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Management Tags: General News Supply risk management is a trending topic in the procurement and supply chain sphere, and for good reason. Pierre Mitchell, chief research...Show More Summary

Ranking the NHL's Top 10 Workhorse Defensemen

NHL teams are constantly trying to procure defensive talent, and one of the truly valuable items in the game is a complete defenseman. A man who can play heavy minutes in all circumstances has extreme value for every club. Fans often talk about No. Show More Summary

Game Boy with Lithium Batteries and USB

9 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Alan] procured a few Game Boys from a Yahoo auction with the intent of using them for some other projects, but one of the Game Boys was shipped with a very corroded battery which had eaten up one of the terminals. When [Alan] had repaired...Show More Summary

JPMorgan Rushed to Hire Trader Who Suggested on His Resume That He Knew How to Game Electric Markets

``The man that Dunleavy wanted to be interviewed "ASAP" was John Howard Bartholomew.. while working at Southern California Edison in Power Procurement, he had "identified a flaw in the market mechanism Bid Cost Recovery that is causing...Show More Summary

Guggenheim Helsinki Matching Game

Today the Guggenheim announced the six finalist designs culled from the 1,715 stage-one submissions in its two-stage open design competition for a branch museum in Helsinki, Finland. Following EU procurement rules, the architects inShow More Summary

Survivor Season 29 Episode 6 Recap: Making the Magic Happen

Last night on Survivor Season 29 Episode 6, one of the teams made a desperate attempt to procure a bag of rice while a fake immunity idol was "played." Would it help the player stay in the game? Watch Survivor Season 29 Episode 6 Online If...Show More Summary

F.E.A.R. Online comes to S.T.E.A.M.

As we all know, your games are incapable of being scary if they're not powered by the hatred of a forsaken child. That's why you need a jolt of F.E.A.R. Online this Halloween, an experience that is easier than ever to procure now that it's on Steam. Show More Summary

What Procurement Professionals Can Learn From That Internet Obsession, Candy Crush

Categories: Guest Post, Procurement Commentary Tags: GEP, Incendiary Tidbits The latest rage in Internet gaming is Candy Crush. I hardly know anyone who, having started playing, has abandoned it in the middle of a game. Yes, the addiction...Show More Summary

Touching Down at Elemica Reveal – Supply Chain Meets Procurement

It’s been a busy week of conference travel. After coming back from ISM late yesterday afternoon and seeing some friends and clients at the Cubs game, I flew out early this morning to Philadelphia to attend Elemica’s Reveal conference. Show More Summary

Previewing Coupa Inspire: Procurement Game Changers and the New Supplier Engagement (Part 3)

When people hear the term supplier engagement, many jump to the thought of supplier development. But engagement goes far beyond just the measurement and improvement of existing suppliers. During my talk at Coupa Inspire this week, I’ll...Show More Summary

Previewing Coupa Inspire: Procurement Game Changers and the New Supplier Engagement (Part 2)

I’ve been busy readying and practicing the main stage presentation that I’ll be delivering at Coupa Inspire this week. While I tend to speak at least every other week on a webinar or at some event or other, I must admit to being a bit nervous about this week, given the importance of the event. Show More Summary

Previewing Coupa Inspire: Follow the Money – Cash Matters (Part 1)

In my talk at Coupa Inspire this week exploring Procurement Game Changers, one of the core topics that I’ll be exploring is the importance for procurement to “follow the money” rather than just keeping their eyes on goods and supply (e.g., services) that they’re purchasing and managing the effective delivery/provision for the business. Show More Summary

Top dog or underdog? Microsoft's new indie initiative

My second day of GDC this year is a lot like the late Harold Ramis' romantic comedy classic Groundhog's Day. I'm in an event space surrounded by a couple dozen indie games procured by a console manufacturer to show off how open and accessible its latest platform is. Show More Summary

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