Recent Additions to the Resource Site

The Sourcing Innovation Resource Site, always immediately accessible from the link under the “Free Resources” section of the sidebar, continues to add new content on a weekly, and often daily, basis. Unlike many “resource”, “best of”, or “portal sites” that are abandoned almost as quickly as they are thrown together, the resource site is actively maintained (and dead links are removed on a regular, usually weekly, basis).

In fact, there have been over 75 resource additions in the past week alone, including:

  • 8 new conferences,
  • 29 new archived webcasts, and
  • 37 new upcoming webcasts.

In addition, the resource site now tracks on-line (free and paid) press release services that you can use to distribute your press releases that advertise your offerings, (human-edited) web directories that will assist you in finding resources outside of the supply chain that may be helpful with other aspects of your business, and (human-edited) blog directories that track blogs with a business, but not necessarily supply chain, focus. And it just introduced a new glossary that currently contains over 20 detailed definitions, and discussions, of common supply chain terms and technologies. This glossary, whose entries act as a starting point in your search for additional information, will grow in size and content over time, but right now you can dive into:

Contract Management
Cost Reduction
Decision Optimization
e-Sourcing Software
Global Sourcing
Global Trade
Green Supply Chain
Inventory Management
Logistics Management
Procurement Process
Purchasing Best Practices
Reverse Auction
Risk Management
Service Management
Strategic Sourcing
Supplier Management
Supply Chain Finance
Supply Chain Forecasting
Supply Chain Management
Supply Management
Sustainable Supply Chain
Talent Management

The total number of unique, active resources exceeds the 2,000 mark, and breaks down as follows:

And includes the following recent additions, among many others:

Supply Chain Conference Listings

Dates Conference Sponsor
2009-Mar-1 to


SCCE Utility and Energy Conference

Houston, Texas, USA (North-America)

2009-Apr-29 to


Demand Planning & Forecasting: Best Practices Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (North-America)

2009-Apr-29 to


Gartner Risk Management and Compliance Summit

Chicago, Illinois, USA (North-America)

2009-May-18 to


World Conference on Quality and Improvement

Minneapolis, MN, USA (North-America)

2009-Jun-18 to


21st European Forum for External Trade, Excise and Customs

Linz, Austria (Europe)


Archived On-Demand Supply Chain Webcasts

Original Date Webcast Sponsor

00:00 GMT/WET

Closed Loop Spend Management Management Dynamics

00:00 GMT/WET

Service Part Smarts: Profit-Driven Strategies for Service Parts Supply Chains Logility

00:00 GMT/WET

Roadmap to Profitable Cross-Channel Allocation and Order Management Manhattan Associates

Upcoming Supply Chain Webcasts

Date & Time Webcast

11:00 GMT-08:00/AKDT/PST

Enterprise Efficiency and Mitigating Risk. The Procurement and Outsourcing Professionals’ Contribution through Records and Imaging

Sponsor: SIG


11:00 GMT-08:00/AKDT/PST

The Cost Cutting Conundrum

Sponsor: Coupa


11:00 GMT-05:00/CDT/EST

The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future

Sponsor: SCC


14:00 GMT-04:00/AST/EDT

Sourcing Best Practices in Today’s Economy

Sponsor: Purchasing


8:00 GMT-07:00/MST/PDT

Coping With The Economic Downturn: How Contract Management Automation Can Deliver Savings

Sponsor: IACCM

which are all readily searchable from the comprehensive Site-Search page. So don’t forget to review the resource site on a weekly basis. You just might find what you didn’t even know what you were looking for!

And continue to keep a sharp eye out for new content and even more new content categories which will be coming on-line in the near future!