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Social Media

Facebook Shareholder Value Crashes – Procurement Partly to Blame?

Big problems for Facebook last week as over $100 billion was wiped off the value of the firm. That was driven principally by an announcement […]

Marketing and Procurement Can Help Stop Social Media Evil

So what is worse – modern slavery or paedophilia? Procurement professionals - through CIPS and other initiatives such as Electronics Watch – are taking a […]

Welcome to Koble! Smarter Business Through Networking …

It is about a year since we first told you about SpendLead*, the new platform launched by Fabrice Saporito, previously CEO of Sievo. SpendLead was […]

LinkedIn, Microsoft and SpendLead: Webinar on the Sharing Economy and Social Media Principles Available Now


Microsoft has paid $26 billion for LinkedIn, which is not bad for a business with a patchy profit record (at best) and that has seen […]

What is Procurement’s Biggest Challenge? And a SpendLead Webinar ….

Thanks to Stephen Ashcroft of AECOM for pointing out survey findings from 500 procurement professionals that were published by DeltaBid. He was depressed to find that […]

Twitter for Procurement – What’s All the Chirping About?

We are very grateful to Juliet Frost for analysing our Twitter connections and coming up with this very interesting post on how Twitter can work […]

Social Media and Why Procurement People Should Be Adopting It (part 2)

In part 1 here we explained why procurement practitioners should be getting familiar with social media and I lamented the fact that so few delegates […]

Social Media and Why Procurement People Should Be Adopting It (part 1)

At the recent ProcureCon Europe event, there was as always a Twitter hashtag, so we could see what other delegates were saying and make some […]

Social Media and Procurement – not to mention Zoella and Tinder

Next week, Thursday the 9th of October to be precise, at 2.30pm in the City of London, I’m speaking at an event run by Oracle […]

Social Media and procurement – come and get involved in the debate

We have another event coming up with an opportunity for readers to listen to me, heckle, hurl rotten tomatoes – and then forget our differences […]

New solution providers – LeanLinking brings social media principles to supplier management

Social media principles and approaches will inevitably make their way into the business and procurement world, yet progress has in reality been pretty slow. So […]

Procurious – our views on new procurement social media offering

Last week we covered CorporateBrainz, a new social media type website for procurement people. The other recent launch in a somewhat similar vein is Procurious, […]