tealbook is a CIX Top 20 Recipient

What is CIX? CIX is a ‘must attend’ technology innovation destination where investors, innovative companies, entrepreneurs and facilitators converge to drive economic growth and accelerate the development and implementation of new ideas. CIX was launched in 2008 by Canadian investors who wanted one destination which curates and showcases the best emerging tech companies from across […]

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The Upside of Supplier Intelligence

Overview tealbook recently partnered with The Hackett Group to research the cost, effort, and business impact of supplier discovery and qualification. The resulting data became the foundation of a four-city series of executive roundtables focused on exploring and capturing the strategic impact of working collaboratively with the right suppliers and having easier access to peer […]

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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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The Role of Supplier Intelligence in Elevating Procurement’s Impact

Greg Tennyson and I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Phil Ideson (The Art of Procurement Podcast) to talk about the primary findings of our Executive Roundtables held this past spring. The Executive Roundtable dinners were attended by 40+ forward-thinking procurement executives from across the US and generated over 12 hours of engaging […]

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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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Explaining tealbook

tealbook is simple to use, but not so simple to explain. Mostly because tealbook’s value is different based on everyone’s objectives. Differing objectives aside, what we know for sure is that when sourcing is empowered with comprehensive, credible, and up-to-date supplier information, it helps ensure success right from those critical first steps of due diligence. tealbook also […]

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Empowered Sourcing

tealbook’s vision to empower sourcing has always been clear to me. There is tremendous value for internal stakeholders and their company when sourcing is successfully integrated early in the process. Through my career, I have witnessed firsthand the inefficiencies of sourcing suppliers. No one person or party is to blame for this. Quite simply, it’s […]

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