Archive | January 2015

Audit tendering process will force procurement professionals to go beyond traditional boundaries by Jon Hansen

Procurement Insights

Traditionally I have not been a fan of press releases.  This of course should come as no surprise to anyone who has been following this blog for any length of time.

Generally speaking, press or news (and I use the word “news” loosely here) releases, are little more than self-serving flatulations of meaningless proclamations, designed to somehow elevate the profile of the writer be it a company or individual.  Let’s be honest here, how many of you out there have upon reading a press release, jumped up out of your chair to proclaim “I gotta get me that!”

All this being said, and similar to the frequency in which I ingest chemical-laced sweet heat chili nacho chips from Doritos – my one only real vice – I actually do read almost all of the press releases that cross my virtual desk.  It is the ultimate indulgence in literary junk food.  Most…

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