When is a picture worth a thousand numbers?

Guest blog by Gauthier Vasseur We’re familiar with the adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” But in Finance and Treasury, we are people of numbers. If colors and shapes made it to reports, it is purely for cosmetic reasons. What matters are the cold hard facts. Flashiness could hurt the credibility of a [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:13-05:00 October 19th, 2016|

Thriving at the Crossroads- an Introduction

Welcome to Episode 000.  Listen to this episode to hear about the podcast and how interviews will marry the start-up world of technology with the enterprise world. Listen to our latest episode of Thriving at the Crossroads We are currently available on the iTunes store. Subscribe to our podcast feed to hear when the latest [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:13-05:00 October 18th, 2016|

Getting off that dead end road

“Waiting for organization wide C-level decision makers to seek out procurement has been, and will continue to be, a dead end road.” That is refreshingly direct, Jeanette, and it doesn’t just apply to procurement! Jeanette Jones, Founder, Cottrill Research provides thought provoking commentary about how procurement should leverage supply market intelligence as part of the [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:14-05:00 October 13th, 2016|

Could a mashup have predicted the Hanjin collapse for procurement?

Over the last few weeks, we have been reading about the collapse of Hanjin Shipping Company. When the 7th largest shipping company in the world declares bankruptcy, many take notice. Hanjin is part of a chaebol in South Korea that also owns Korean Airlines. We read headlines about ships stranded in ports with goods essentially [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:14-05:00 October 7th, 2016|

How much do you innovate?

Something’s missing. It’s been a disquieting feeling I have had for the last several months. I took a couple months off between projects to reflect, write and re-energize. And during the quieter summer period, I began to become a little uneasy. I love my day-to-day consulting work and plan to grow that business. I’ve continued [...]

By | 2018-01-31T17:41:14-05:00 October 4th, 2016|