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5 Common RFP Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

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The Problem with RFPs

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Fact or Fiction: Procurement Myths & Truths You Should Know

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Writing an RFP? Stop Making These 3 Mistakes!

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Sourcing Strategies to Pump New Life into Healthcare Purchasing

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Crafting a Winning RFP

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ProcurementIQ Releases RFP Builder

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RFPs Gone Wild: What Happens to Poorly Written RFPs

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Procurement, Do You Know Your Rights?

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The 5 W’s of RFPs

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3D Printing to Revolutionize MaaS

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Stakeholder Engagement: How to Measure & Improve

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Supply Chains Enter the Blockchain Era

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Video: Intro to ProcurementIQ Research

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Who Are Your Stakeholders?

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We are now ProcurementIQ!

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Negotiation Brief: IT Consulting Services

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Don’t Dismiss Blockchain, It’s So Much More Than Bitcoin

  • Set Strategy , Implement & Measure, Reduce Risk , Blockchain, Procurement Technology, Smart Contracts
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Proving Procurement’s Value: What? How?

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5 Must-Have Factors to Find and Keep Procurement Talent

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Time to Implement a Supplier Diversity Program

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Rent or Lease: Climbing Interest Rates to Impact Financing Markets

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Total Cost of Ownership: Time to Analyze

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Selling: The Many Roles of Procurement

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Total Cost of Ownership: How Do You Figure It Out?

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Nerves of Steel: New Tariffs Could Raise Costs & Upset Trade Agreements

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How to Solve the Big Data Challenge in Procurement?

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Total Cost of Ownership: Why Does It Matter?

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Has Your Organization Set Up a Supplier Development Program?

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Procurement Glossary

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3D Printers: Navigating the Market

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After Years of Falling Prices, 2017 Marked an Explosion for Natural Gas

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Oil & Gas, LNG, Oil & Gas Production
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How to Train Your CEO to Get What Procurement Needs

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Low Fuel Prices and Steady Demand Keep Railroad Operators Chugging Along

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Transportation, Logistics, Rail Cargo, Oil Prices
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Like & Subscribe: Procuring Advertising Services in the New Digital Era

  • Set Strategy , Develop Business Requirements , Advertising, Digital Advertising, Social Media Advertising
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Darker Skies Ahead? How Procurement Can Navigate New Solar Panel Tariffs

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The Next Generation of Procurement: Building Your Team with Millennials

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Risk in Procurement: A Negative or Positive?

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How Public Procurement Can Benefit from Blockchain

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Make Smarter Purchasing Decisions with Market Intelligence

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How are You Managing Supply Chain Risk?

  • Reduce Risk , Supply Chain Risk, Supply Chain Disruption, Supplier Relationship Management
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Building Long-Lasting Relationships in Procurement

  • Improve Credibility , Relationship Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Stakeholder Management
  • Market News

The Next Cyber Crisis: 3 Steps to Prepare Your Business

  • Reduce Risk , Set Strategy , Cybersecurity, Cyber Threats
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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q3 2018

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Commodity Trends, Tax Reform, Interest Rates
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Amazon Business: A New Way to Procure

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Game Theory Negotiations: Are You Striving for the Win or the Win-Win?

  • Negotiate , Set Strategy , Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Strategy, Negotiation Strategy, Market Intelligence
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Grow Your Network with Our Top Procurement Influencers

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The Future is Here: Blockchain, Smart Contracts & Procurement

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Tactical Gains or Strategic Victory?

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3 Tips to Increase Speed to Market

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4 Best Practices for Using Market Intelligence in the Sourcing Process

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Time to Face the Changes: The Top 5 Markets to Watch in 2018

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Procurement Trends, Regulation
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Characteristics of a Successful Procurement Professional

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New Year, New Bill: How Tax Reform Will Affect You in 2018 & Beyond

  • Set Strategy , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Tax Reform, Legislation, Tax Bill
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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Procurement in 2018

  • Set Strategy , Procurement Trends, Procurement Strategy, Procurement Goals
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ProcurementIQ: More Than Just Research Reports

  • Save Time , Save Money , Market Research, Market Intelligence, Category Research, Indirect Procurement
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How Well Do You Know Your Suppliers?

  • Identify Suppliers , Reduce Risk , Vendor Consolidation, Vendor Relationship Management, Supplier Optimization, Supplier Management
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Top Ten Priorities for State Procurement in 2018

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Top 5 Procurement Trends in 2018

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How to Consolidate Suppliers and Reduce Costs

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New Year, New Savings: Purchases Procurement Can Help Plan for in 2018

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Budgeting, Procurement Strategy, Procurement Goals
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Blockchain: The 2018 Disruptor of the Year

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure, Reduce Risk , Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Smart Contracts, Contract Management
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Frequently Asked Questions about ProcurementIQ

  • Tools and Worksheets , Category Research, Market Research, Market Intelligence, FAQ
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Honey, I Shrunk My Supplier Base - Using Vendor Consolidation to Cut Costs

  • Identify Suppliers , Negotiate, Reduce Risk , Supplier Relationship Management, Supplier Optimization, Vendor Consolidation
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Finding the Hidden Talent on Your Procurement Team

  • Set Strategy , Improve Credibility , Professional Development, Recruiting, Staff Management
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Negotiation Brief: Contract Management Software

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Contract Management, Software
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Supplier Diversity: What’s In It For You?

  • Identify Suppliers , Supplier Relationship Management, Supplier Diversity, Supplier Optimization
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On The Brink: Dealing With America's Aging Water Infrastructure

  • Reduce Risk , Set Strategy , Water Infrastructure, Water Treatment
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Why You Should Build Your Credibility (and How to Do It!)

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Contract Renewal: Is this Price Increase Justified?

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Negotiate, Set Strategy , Contract Renewal, Market Research, Market Intelligence
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The Information You Need, No Matter the Project

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  • White Papers

Improving Procurement's Internal Credibility: A Guide

  • White Papers , Improve Credibility, Set Strategy , Stakeholder Management, Relationship Management
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How to Handle a Last-Minute Sourcing Meeting Like a Pro

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Global Sourcing with ProcurementIQ

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If You’re Still Using Google for Category Research, You’re Doing It Wrong

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The Secret to Gaining Credibility in Procurement

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No Matter the Category, We've Got a Report For It

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Beyond Cost-Savings: Proving Procurement’s Worth

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6 Steps to Becoming a Strategic Procurement Department

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Make Data Manageable with the ProcurementIQ Data Wizard

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Assessing an Opportunity: The First Step in the Procurement Process

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Using Market and Category Intelligence to Achieve Procurement Goals

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The Journey to Strategic Sourcing: A Roadmap

  • White Papers , Implement & Measure, Set Strategy , Strategic Sourcing
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Panama Canal Expansion Spurs Growth in the Shipping Market and Beyond

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Deck the Halls: How to Budget Effectively for Q4 Spending

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Playing it Safe: Prioritizing Cybersecurity for Government

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A Leading Financial Services Company Scores a Trifecta of Success

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Will Seasonal Shipping Delays & Price Spikes Interrupt Your Supply Chain?

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Negotiating a Win in Difficult Markets

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Is It Realistic for Every Department to Be Strategic?

  • Set Strategy , Implement & Measure, Improve Credibility , Strategic Sourcing, Strategic Purchasing
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Weatherization: 4 Markets to Watch When Preparing for Winter

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Trends in Software: Automating Procurement and Business Operations

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Honeywell to Sell Off Two of its Lucrative Business Units

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Negotiation Brief: HVAC System Construction & Maintenance

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12 Practical Steps for Making the Best of Your Top-Tier Vendors

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Natural Disasters: Rebuilding From The Wreckage

  • Reduce Risk , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy , Water Infrastructure, Energy Infastructure
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Uncovering Savings Through Sustainable Strategies

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Gas and Globalization: How Rising Production Affects Buyers

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Drones Set to Help Businesses Take Off

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OPEC Cuts While U.S. Shale Booms: The Effects on Oil’s Supply Chain

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Risk, Oil & Gas
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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q2 2017

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Macroeconomic Update
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Get Your Purchasing in Order: 5 Common Procurement Problems

  • Reduce Risk , Set Strategy , Strategic Purchasing
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Strategic Procurement: A CFO's Guide to Getting There

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DowDuPont Merger Creates Single Chemical Giant

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Reduce Risk , A&M
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Client Case Study: RPI

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Hurricane Irma: Storm Supply Chains

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Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Houston’s Economy and Beyond

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Procurement Transformation: 3 Technologies to Watch

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#Learning: Understanding a new Category

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Procurement’s Make-over

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Deal Alert: United Technologies’ $22 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins

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Beyond Factory Robots: The Impact of Automation on Price Growth

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Time, Save Money , Automation
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Falling Steel Prices: The Past, Present and Future?

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Steel Prices
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P-Cards: Managing Purchasing with Each Swipe

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Process Water: Building A Better System

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Reduce Risk , Water Infrastructure, Water Treatment
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Invest in Wildfire Protection Techniques to Reduce Insurance Costs

  • Reduce Risk , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Set Strategy , Fire Protection, Property Insurance, Strategic Sourcing
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Public vs. Private: Is Procurement Any Different?

  • Set Strategy , Implement & Measure , Procurement research
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Jessica Leitgeb, Procurement Specialist at Solenis

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Strategic Sourcing: How Government Agencies Can Maximize Their ROI

  • Negotiate , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Set Strategy , Strategic Sourcing
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Insider Tips: 5 Ways to Make Life Easier for Public Procurement Officials

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ProcurementIQ Launches the Procurement Insider

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Public Procurement & Negotiating in Difficult Markets

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  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Client Case Study: The County of Santa Clara

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How Renewed Protectionism Is Reshaping Supply Chains

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy , Procurement research, Supply Chain Risk
  • Procurement Data

Buying Guide : Outsourced Sales Services

  • Buying Guides , Negotiate , Price of Outsourced Sales Services, Outsourced Sales Services Vendors, Negotiating to Buy Outsourced Sales Services, How to Buy Outsourced Sales Services
  • Procurement Data

Buying Guide : Fleet Cards

  • Buying Guides , Negotiate , Price of Fleet Cards, Fleet Cards Vendors, Negotiating to Buy Fleet Cards, How to Buy Fleet Cards
  • Procurement Data

Buying Guide : Body Cameras

  • Buying Guides , Negotiate , Price of Body Cameras, Body Cameras Vendors, Negotiating to Buy Body Cameras, How to Buy Body Cameras
  • Procurement Data

Buying Guide : Corporate Wellness Services

  • Buying Guides , Negotiate , Price of Corporate Wellness Services, Corporate Wellness Services Vendors, Negotiating to Buy Corporate Wellness Services, How to Buy Corporate Wellness Services
  • Procurement Data

Buying Guide : Travel Management Software

  • Buying Guides , Negotiate , Price of Travel Management Software, Travel Management Software Vendors, Negotiating to Buy Travel Management Software, How to Buy Travel Management Software
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Cooperative Purchasing Best Practices From a Seasoned Procurement Officer

  • Assess Opportunity , Identify Suppliers, Negotiate, Set Strategy , Best Practices, Procurement Strategy
  • Market News

Easier, Safer and More Expensive: ELD Mandate to Increase Costs

  • Reduce Risk , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Set Strategy , Transportation, Regulation
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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q1 2017

  • Assess Opportunity , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy , Macroeconomic Update
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Negotiation Brief: Procurement Software

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Negotiation Strategy
  • Procurement Data

Price of corn

  • Commodity Trends , Price of corn Chart, Price of corn Analysis, Price of corn Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Price of computers and peripheral equipment

  • Commodity Trends , Price of computers and peripheral equipment Chart, Price of computers and peripheral equipment Analysis, Price of computers and peripheral equipment Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Price of coarse grains

  • Commodity Trends , Price of coarse grains Chart, Price of coarse grains Analysis, Price of coarse grains Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Oil and natural gas price index

  • Commodity Trends , Oil and natural gas price index Chart, Oil and natural gas price index Analysis, Oil and natural gas price index Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Agricultural price index

  • Commodity Trends , Agricultural price index Chart, Agricultural price index Analysis, Agricultural price index Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Existing home sales

  • Economic Indicators , Existing home sales Chart, Existing home sales Analysis, Existing home sales Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Consumer spending

  • Economic Indicators , Consumer spending Chart, Consumer spending Analysis, Consumer spending Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Consumer price index

  • Economic Indicators , Consumer price index Chart, Consumer price index Analysis, Consumer price index Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Consumer Confidence Index

  • Economic Indicators , Consumer Confidence Index Chart, Consumer Confidence Index Analysis, Consumer Confidence Index Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Business sentiment index

  • Economic Indicators , Business sentiment index Chart, Business sentiment index Analysis, Business sentiment index Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Business bankruptcies

  • Economic Indicators , Business bankruptcies Chart, Business bankruptcies Analysis, Business bankruptcies Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Aggregate private investment

  • Economic Indicators , Aggregate private investment Chart, Aggregate private investment Analysis, Aggregate private investment Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Aggregate household debt

  • Economic Indicators , Aggregate household debt Chart, Aggregate household debt Analysis, Aggregate household debt Forecast
  • Procurement Data

Access to credit

  • Economic Indicators , Access to credit Chart, Access to credit Analysis, Access to credit Forecast
  • Procurement Data

30-year conventional mortgage rate

  • Economic Indicators , 30-year conventional mortgage rate Chart, 30-year conventional mortgage rate Analysis, 30-year conventional mortgage rate Forecast
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research

  • Assess Opportunity , Identify Suppliers, Save Time, Reduce Risk , Procurement research
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Rick Sylvia, Strategic Sourcing at Newport News Shipbuil

  • Reduce Risk , Negotiate , Market Research
  • Procurement Data

Buying Guide : IT Consulting Services

  • Buying Guides , Negotiate , Price of IT Consulting Services, IT Consulting Services Vendors, Negotiating to Buy IT Consulting Services, How to Buy IT Consulting Services
  • Articles & Insights

Government Procurement's Focus on Rules Compliance

  • Assess Opportunity , Set Strategy , Procurement, Compliance
  • Market News

Firms Rally Against the FCC on Net Neutrality Day of Action

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy , Regulation, Net Neutrality, Internet Services
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

7 Common Mistakes During the RFP Process

  • Conduct RFP Strategy , Negotiate, Set Strategy , Best Practices, RFP Process
  • Market News

Gas Giants Praxair and Linde Group Complete Deal to Merge

  • Identify Suppliers , Set Strategy , A&M
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Control & Process: The Keys to Driving Cost Out of Service Contracts

  • Set Strategy , Negotiate , Supply Chain Management
  • Market News

Proposed Regulation Rollbacks Renew the Net Neutrality Debate

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Regulation, Net Neutality, Internet Services
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

4 Tips for Creating a Thorough RFP Process

  • Conduct RFP Strategy , Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Procurement Strategy, RFP Process
  • Market News

A Global Gas Market Is Only Natural

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Identify Suppliers, Reduce Risk , Natural Gas, Oil & Gas
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Suzanne Aquino, Global Category Manager at Chain IQ

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market , Market Research
  • Articles & Insights

Negotiation Brief: Contingent Workforce Management Services

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Negotiation Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

What is the Digital Transformation of Procurement Really About?

  • Implement & Measure , Set Strategy , Digital Procurement, Blockchain
  • Articles & Insights

Procured in the USA

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy , Procurement research
  • Market News

Zooming in on the Body Camera Market

  • Develop Business Requirements , Save Time, Save Money , Security, Body Cameras
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Jennifer Obergfell, Assistant Manager-Global Procurement

  • Identify Suppliers , Assess Opportunity, Conduct RFP Strategy, Negotiate, Set Strategy , Market Research
  • Articles & Insights

Trump’s Budget Blueprint & Government Procurement

  • Assess Opportunity , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy , Policy
  • Market News

Inevitable Rate Hikes & Their Impact on Business Budgeting

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Interest Rates
  • Articles & Insights

Consultative Procurement: Asking Questions & Influencing Outcomes

  • Improve Credibility , Set Strategy , Procurement research
  • Market News

Climate Change, Policy Shifts and the Corporate World

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy , Environmental Policy
  • Articles & Insights

The New Interactive: Teaching & Technology in the 21st Century

  • Assess Opportunity , Develop Business Requirements, Set Strategy , Technology
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Peter Z. McKay, Business Librarian at the University of

  • Assess Opportunity , Negotiate , Market Research
  • Market News

Ready to Roll: The Knight-Swift Transportation Merger

  • Identify Suppliers , Set Strategy , A&M
  • Articles & Insights

Price & Profit: Effects of the 2017 Oil & Gas Recovery

  • Assess Opportunity , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Set Strategy , Oil & Gas
  • Articles & Insights

Procurement, the Trump Administration & the Road Ahead

  • Set Strategy , Reduce Risk , Policy, Infastructure
  • Articles & Insights

Cognitive Procurement — What Are the Implications?

  • Save Time , Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Procurement Technology
  • Market News

After Weak Demand, Global Airfreight Market to Take Off

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Reduce Risk , Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Risk
  • Market News

Calming the Bubble in Deep-Sea Cargo Markets

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Reduce Risk , Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Risk
  • Market News

Growing Markets: A Look at Trends in the Landscaping Industry

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Set Strategy , Logistics, Supply Chain Risk
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.

  • Save Money , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers , Market Research
  • Market News

Panama Canal Catalyst for U.S. Transportation Sector

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy , Transportation, Trade, Supply Chain Risk
  • Articles & Insights

Find Your Focus: Factors To Consider When Calculating Risk

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Risk
  • Market News

Reclaiming Water: The Rise Of Wastewater Recycling To Meet Potable Water

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market , Water Treatment, Water Quality
  • Market News

States Continue to Raise the Bar for Minimum Wages Across the US

  • Save Money , Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Minimum Wage
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Paula Petersen, Procurement Director at PRIDE Industries

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Market Research
  • Articles & Insights

ProcurementIQ Launches Fast Tracks

  • Set Strategy , Market Intelligence, Category Research
  • Articles & Insights

Is Your Network Protected? Cyber Crime in the Age of Information

  • Reduce Risk , Implement & Measure, Save Money , Cybersecurity
  • Articles & Insights

Why the RFP Is the Enemy of Innovation

  • Conduct RFP Strategy , Procurement Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Negotiation Brief: Security Guard Services

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Negotiation Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Investing in Infrastructure: Building the Economy Under Trump

  • Set Strategy , Federal Spending, Construction Industry
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Procurement, Are You Driving Your Organization Forward?

  • Save Time , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Improve Credibility , Best Practices, Market Intelligence
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Management
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

The American Red Cross’s Journey to Better Practice Supply Management

  • Improve Credibility , Implement & Measure, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Management
  • Market News

Five Emerging Markets to Watch in 2017

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy , Regulation
  • Market News

OPEC Cuts & Climbing Oil Prices

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Set Strategy , OPEC, Oil & Gas
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

The Massive Problem at the Heart of SRM

  • Improve Credibility , Set Strategy , Procurement research, Supplier Relationship Management
  • Market News

Are Wastewater Treatment Prices On The Rise Following The Election?

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Set Strategy , Water Treatment, Water Infrastructure
  • Market News

Here Comes the Sun: The Falling Price of Solar Power

  • Save Money , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Implement & Measure , Climate Change, Solar Power, Renewable Energy
  • Market News

The OFSE Market & GE-Baker Hughes Partnership

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Oil & Gas, M&A
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Indirect Influence: Drive your Marketing Spend with Procurement

  • Improve Credibility , Develop Business Requirements, Conduct RFP Strategy, Set Strategy , Market Intelligence, Procurement research
  • Articles & Insights

Spend Smarter This Holiday Season

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Retail Industry
  • Articles & Insights

Steel Costs Predicted to Rise After Hitting Record Low

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Steel, Imports
  • Articles & Insights

Negotiation Brief: Management Consulting Services

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Negotiation Strategy
  • Market News

Blowback From Flowback: Push For Groundwater Alternatives

  • Assess Opportunity , Set Strategy , Water Infrastructure, Water Treatment
  • Market News

The FOMC Continues its Hold on Rates

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity , Interest Rates
  • Market News

The Tightening Labor Market

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Labor Market
  • Market News

Bankruptcy Woes: Hanjin Makes Waves Across the World

  • Identify Suppliers , Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Risk
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Highlighting the Value of the Procurement Department

  • Improve Credibility , Set Strategy , Internal Credibility, Stakeholder Management
  • Articles & Insights

Procurement and Intelligence

  • Set Strategy , Market Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence
  • Articles & Insights

The Highs & Lows of Extreme Price Volatility

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Price Volatility
  • Articles & Insights

Up Your Energy Efficiency And Save Money In The Process

  • Develop Business Requirements , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Energy Effieciency, Energy Consumption
  • Articles & Insights

Negotiation Brief: Facilities Management Services

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Negotiation Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Cybersecurity: Shielding Company Data from Attacks

  • Set Strategy , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market , Ransomware, Cyber Threats, Cyber Security
  • Articles & Insights

Pokémon Go Lures Prices Upward in Tech Markets

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market , Mobile App Development, Software Development
  • Articles & Insights

Advertisers Going for Gold During 2016 Summer Olympics

  • Set Strategy , Develop Business Requirements , Advertising, Digital Media, Social Media
  • Market News

After Hours: How Businesses Can Navigate New Labor Laws

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk , Labor Laws, Minimum Wage, Regulation
  • Market News

Budgeting for Brexit: The Impact of the UK’s Referendum on US Buyers

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy , Brexit
  • Market News

New FAA Guidelines Pave Way for Expanding Commercial Drone Sales

  • Assess Opportunity , Set Strategy , Regulation, Commercial Drones
  • Market News

Summer Surge: No Dog Days For Construction

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Construction Activity, Compliance, OSHA
  • Market News

The Methane Rule and the Cost of Continued Environmental Regulation

  • Set Strategy , Save Money , Regulation, Emissions, Oil and Gas
  • Articles & Insights

Online Job Posting: Planning for This Year’s Hiring Season

  • Identify Suppliers , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Recruiting, Talent Acquisition
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

On the Watch for Rising Warehousing Costs

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Warehouse Activity, Staffing, Equipment Costs
  • Articles & Insights

Getting The Lead Out

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements , Water Treatment, Water Infrastructure, Water Quality
  • Articles & Insights

Scholarly Savings: Strategic Purchasing for Universities

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Budget Cuts, Strategic Purchasing
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Managing Supply Chain Risk in a Globalized Economy

  • Reduce Risk , Save Time, Save Money, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Risk, Supply Chain Disruption, Globalization, Supplier Diversity
  • Articles & Insights

Grim Outlook for Oil and Gas Markets

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity , Oil and Gas, OPEC
  • Articles & Insights

Flyers Beware: Pricing Changes Could Hurt Your Bottom Line

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk , Corporate Travel
  • Articles & Insights

Avoiding the Red when Going Green

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Sustainability, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Recycling Services
  • Articles & Insights

Getting the Most Out of Your Utilities

  • Save Money , Develop Business Requirements, Set Strategy , Energy Management, Utility Costs
  • Market News

On the Campaign Trail to Higher Advertising Rates

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Advertising, Political Campaigns
  • Market News

Slam Dunk Purchases: 4 Technologies to Implement While Prices Are in Dec

  • Save Money , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure , Technology
  • Market News

Growth Postponed: The Fed Rate and Its Impact on the Construction Sector

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk , Fed Rate, Federal Funds Rate, Interest Rates, Financing Services
  • Market News

Sky-High Prices: Budgeting for Corporate Travel in 2016

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Corporate Travel, Travel Budget
  • Market News

Is a Crackdown on Chinese Imports Looming Ahead?

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers , Trade Policy, Chinese Imports, Imports, Manufacturing
  • Market News

10 Markets with Rapid Price Growth in 2016

  • Save Money , Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Legal Services, Construction Services, Healthcare Services
  • Market News

Innovation in Creation: Demand Rises While Prices Drop for 3D Printing M

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements , 3D Printing, Manufacturing, R&D
  • Market News

Wood Pulp & Paper Prices Continue to Rise

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Commodity Trends, Consumer Spending, E-Commerce, Industrial Production
  • Market News

Landmark Climate-Change Agreement and the Public Sector

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Landmark Climate Change, Federal Government, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Market News

Guarding Employees and Budgets Against Cold-Weather Conditions

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure, Save Money , Safety Equipment, Construction Industry, El Nino
  • Market News

The Fed Finally Raises Rates

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Reduce Risk , FOMC, Federal Funds Rate, Interest Rates, Financing Services
  • Market News

Retail Strategies to Boost Holiday Revenue

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements , Retail Industry, Consumer Spending, E-Commerce, Warehousing