Having a Knowledge Retention & Management Plan

In a recent blog post, Zoe Meinecke of Openview Partners wrote about the symptoms that are present in organizations that lack a knowledge retention program. As she points out in the following quote, knowledge management is often more theoretical than it is practical, leaving leadership teams with a significant (and costly) void of actionable information. “In […]

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tealbook’s Next Generation: Driving the Future of Accessible Supplier Intelligence  

I have spent my working life building enterprise software companies as a software developer, a designer and an executive. Usually I’ve been involved from the very beginning, but when I joined tealbook as COO it was already growing fast. What really had me hooked was a vision I shared with Stephany Lapierre (CEO) and Geoff […]

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You’ll be in good hands with the tealbook Concierge Service

tealbook is launching the recently piloted supplier discovery Concierge Service. It is now available to all current tealbook enterprise clients. tealbook’s VET is easy to use and provides instant recommendations that leverage your supplier data and knowledge from your peers. tealbook’s Concierge Team takes your supplier discovery searches a step further: validating that the suppliers […]

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The Digitization of Supplier Discovery

digital supplier discovery and knowledge management by tealbook

“According to The Hackett Group’s 2017 Key Issues Study, 84% of procurement organizations believe that digital transformation will fundamentally change the way their services are delivered over the next three to five years. Yet only 25% say that procurement has the right resources and competencies today to execute that transformation.”  – Patrick Connaughton, “The 2017 […]

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Is your senior management asking for value beyond savings?

Procurement is increasingly being challenged to provide value beyond savings. Traditionally, procurement focused on bringing more spend under management and driving savings – both of which are easy metrics to measure. I believe that in the near future, procurement will regularly see meetings with senior leadership that don’t address savings. The ability to show the […]

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The CPO of a large Biotech company is inviting 1.8 million global suppliers to join tealbook

Conventional thinking: “We are trying to reduce our supplier base, not increase it. Why on earth would anyone invite 1.8 million global suppliers to be considered for new business opportunities? ” Disruptive thinking: “I need to give my team instant access to enriched, updated supplier intelligence that will allow them to find and consider the […]

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Procurement Transformation by CPOs Who Think BIG

The theme of this week’s Procurement Leaders East Coast Forum in Boston is Next Generation Capabilities to Drive Value & Performance. Among the topics sure to be key to achieving next generation capabilities is the potential of big data analytics: bold, overwhelming, and transformational. The thing about big data analytics – a trend that is […]

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WANTED: Suppliers of Lifescience Companies

Are you a supplier of the following products and services? If you are, tealbook wants to hear from you! CRO, Patient Recruitment, CMO, Materials, Equipment, Transportation, HUB, Logistics, Market Access, Patient Adherence, Medical Communications, Medical Writing/Publication, Consultants, Social/Digital, Media, Advertising, Multi-Channel, PR, KOL Management, Meetings/Events, Sales Training, IT… and all other suppliers to lifescience companies! […]

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Divide and Conquer to Achieve Supplier Knowledge Management

Question: As a procurement professional, have you ever been handed someone else’s legacy supplier information or category overview/playbook and been able to use it to come up to speed faster on the category?  Answer: Not nearly often as you should have been. Knowledge management is one of those things that everyone in procurement knows we […]

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Changing the Game for Suppliers

Why have suppliers supported tealbook from its beginning? Well, there is the obvious. Being where clients are when initiating the supplier search process at the exact point of need is a good place to be when you are looking to grow your business. But tealbook is much more. It changes the game. Here’s how: 1) It’s […]

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