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Thriving at the Crossroads Podcast

Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads- where real business problems meet real solutions. This podcast interviews innovative start-ups and discusses where their technology fits into the enterprise systems space.
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Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads

Feb 6, 2017

Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads episode 13!  On today’s episode I introduce Nicolas Christiaen, one of the co-founders of Cashforce. Cashforce is a software that provides cash flow management and forecasting insights, typically for businesses generating between $100 million and about $10 billion in revenues. We talk about the importance of working capital, how Cashforce actually works, and how it helps with solving cash flow issues. Please see the full blog post for the episode here.

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Jan 16, 2017

Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads episode 11!  I am pleased to welcome Pierre Lapree from Per Angusta.  Per Angusta helps companies solve the procurement puzzle to innovate better within their organization through more structured processes.  Please see the full blog post for the episode at http://consultace.biz/2017/01/16/per-angusta-solv…th-pierre-lapree/

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Jan 9, 2017

Happy new year! Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads Episode 10.  In today's episode I will talk about where we are headed with the show in 2017. Are you struggling with innovation, and how to apply lessons in innovation in practical ways? Listen to this episode to hear how I can help you be more innovative this year.

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Dec 19, 2016

Welcome to Thriving at the Crossroads Episode 9.  In the final episode of 2016, I reflect on lessons learned from the first 8 podcast guests on the show.  If you are reflecting on your 2016, and thinking about how to be more innovative in 2017, I share 5 behaviors for you to consider as you plan your 2017.

Dec 12, 2016

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Jon Gilman, Founder and CEO of Clear Software. Clear builds software to utilize on top of your existing systems to improve productivity 5X over current software.  It's time to re-imagine your User Interfaces, and Clear has a great way to do this. 

More details on Clear Software can be found here:https://clearsoftware.com/ 

In the second segment of the show- I will cover Scott Jancy's blog post: Lead with value and doors will open themselves.

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Dec 5, 2016

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Simona Pop, Head of Partnerships & Global Communication at InstaSupply. InstaSupply digitizes procurement, leading to proactive procurement processes. 

More details on InstaSupply can be found here:https://instasupply.com/ 

In the second segment of the show- I will cover the non-technical guide to machine learning and artificial intelligence: https://medium.com/machine-learnings/a-humans-guide-to-machine-learning-e179f43b67a0#.ywod2v4tt 

Special thanks to our show sponsors for this Episode:

Art of Procurement- Elevating the role of procurement professionals through thought leadership, podcasting, and 1 on 1 coaching.

Anthony English- helping IT professionals get away from a stab in the dark strategy with prospective clients, and helping clients answer the real "why's" for better project success.

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Nov 28, 2016

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Jörg Wiemer, co-founder and CEO of Treasury Intelligence Solutions (TIS). TIS builds a cloud based SAAS to simplify and streamline your payment flows and bank relationships. 

More details on TIS can be found here:https://www.tis.biz/en

In the second segment of the show- I will cover Lora Cecere's post on Decisions at the Speed of Business

Special thanks to our show sponsors for this Episode:

Art of Procurement- Elevating the role of procurement professionals through thought leadership, podcasting, and 1 on 1 coaching.

Anthony English- helping IT professionals get away from a stab in the dark strategy with prospective clients, and helping clients answer the real "why's" for better project success.

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Nov 21, 2016

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Louis Etienne-Berube, Head of Sales at Expertus Technologies.  We will unravel the mysteries of blockchain, and why it is setting the payments industry on fire.

More details on Expertus can be found here: http://expertus.ca  

In the second segment of the show- I will Mike Robertson's blog post on Buyer's Meeting Point: Displacing Incumbent Suppliers.

Special thanks to our show sponsors for this Episode:

Art of Procurement- Elevating the role of procurement professionals through thought leadership, podcasting, and 1 on 1 coaching.

Anthony English- helping IT professionals get away from a stab in the dark strategy with prospective clients, and helping clients answer the real "why's" for better project success.

How to find the podcast:

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Nov 14, 2016

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Jason Collier, Co-Founder of Scale Computing. We'll discuss how to put infrastructure on autopilot to focus on value added IT activities to help grow the business.

More details on Scale computing can be found here: https://www.scalecomputing.com/  

In the second segment of the show- I will discuss Bertrand Maltaverne's article Procurement People: Live long and Prosper 

 Our sponsors today include:

Clear software- Streamline and integrate enterprise applications into a single screen.

Gauthier Vasseur- Are you interested in becoming data savvy?

 

Summerlin Analytics

Providing Supply Chain Analytics for SAP HANA.  

 

 

Trufa- find your efficient business frontier via value-based process mining to improve operational processes and profitability.

How to find the podcast:

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Nov 7, 2016

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Shaz Khan, Chief Strategy Officer of Vroozi. Vroozi allows for 100% mobile procurement, and provides greater visibility to spend and compliance.

More details on Vroozi can be found here: https://www.vroozi.com/ 

In the second segment of the show- I will review Katie McCrory's article "What Richard Branson and toilet rolls teach us about disruption"

 

Our sponsors today include:

Clear software- Streamline and integrate enterprise applications into a single screen.

Gauthier Vasseur- Are you interested in becoming data savvy?

 

Summerlin Analytics

Providing Supply Chain Analytics for SAP HANA.  

 

 

Trufa- find your efficient business frontier via value-based process mining to improve operational processes and profitability.

How to find the podcast:

We are currently available in the following locations:

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Subscribe to our podcast feed to hear when the latest episodes are releated: http://tatcshow.libsyn.com/rss

Oct 31, 2016


On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Michael Noble, CEO of Apruve. He'll introduce us to a new concept- credit management as a service. We'll discuss easier and better credit management for B2B ecommerce.

More details on Apruve can be found here: https://www.apruve.com 
In the second segment of the show- I will review Anthony English's LinkedIn article challenging how we need to see projects from the eyes of business users.
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/see-projects-through-business-eyes-anthony-english

 Our sponsors today include:

Clear software- Streamline and integrate enterprise applications into a single screen.

Gauthier Vasseur- Are you interested in becoming data savvy?

 

Summerlin Analytics

Providing Supply Chain Analytics for SAP HANA.  

 

 

Trufa- find your efficient business frontier via value-based process mining to improve operational processes and profitability.

How to find the podcast:

We are currently available in the following locations:

iTunes store

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Subscribe to our podcast feed to hear when the latest episodes are releated: http://tatcshow.libsyn.com/rss

 

Oct 24, 2016

On today's episode of Thriving at the Crossroads, I introduce Charlie Youakim, CEO of Sezzle. He'll introduce us to a better way to pay and significantly reduce card fees while simultaneously providing transparent pricing.

More details on Sezzle can be found here: https://sezzle.com/

In the second segment of the show- I will cover the recent announcement by Microsoft regarding their plans to implement blockchain technology for Trade Finance: http://www.afponline.org/trends-topics/topics/articles/Details/microsoft-is-partnering-with-baml-on-a-blockchain-trade-finance-producct/ 

 Our show sponsors today include the following companies:

Clear software- Streamline and integrate enterprise applications into a single screen.

Gauthier Vasseur- Are you interested in becoming data savvy?

 

Summerlin Analytics

Providing Supply Chain Analytics for SAP HANA.  

 

 

Trufa- find your efficient business frontier via value-based process mining to improve operational processes and profitability.

 

How to find the podcast:

We are currently available on the iTunes store.

Subscribe to our podcast feed to hear when the latest episodes are releated: http://tatcshow.libsyn.com/rss

Oct 16, 2016

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.

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