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+Press Releases and News

June 10, 2015

Directworks Named a 2015 Provider to Watch by Spend Matters. To learn more, click here.


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June 02, 2015

Directworks Appoints Michele Myers as Chief Technology Officer. To learn more, click here.


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May 27, 2015

Directworks Delivers ‘The Manufacturer’s Guide to Sourcing and Supplier Management Automation’. To learn more, click here.


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April 21, 2015

Nexteer Automotive Selects Directworks to Power Sourcing and Supplier Management. To learn more, click here.


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April 13, 2015

Directworks to Take the Stage at 100th Annual ISM Conference. To learn more, click here.


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January 12, 2015

MityLite Selects Directworks to Further Enhance Supply Chain Leadership. To learn more, click here.
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October 28, 2014

Directworks to Sponsor Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Conference. To learn more, click here
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September 09, 2014

Directworks article, "Accelerating Sourcing Cycle Times to Improve Top, Bottom Lines" featured on the ThomasNet Procurement Journal. Read the article.
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August 31, 2014

Pittsburgh Technology Council talks about Directworks. "Straight to the Point: Directworks takes the guesswork out of sourcing and supplier management with cloud-based solution built for manufacturers". Read the article.
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August 07, 2014

Directworks article, "Balancing Act: Managing Low Cost Versus Quality, Supply Risk" featured on the ThomasNet Procurement Journal. Read the article.
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July 15, 2014

Directworks' approach to measuring customer satisfaction featured in CIO.com article, "6 Ways to Anticipate, Deliver and Measure Customer Satisfaction." Read the article.
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July 10, 2014

Directworks article, "Is Your Supplier Management Strategy Evolving Fast Enough?" featured on the ThomasNet Procurement Journal. Read the article.
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July 08, 2014

Directworks featured as guest contributor on Spend Matters blog with three-part blog post on transforming sourcing and supplier managment.

Read part 1, People, Process, and Technology

Read part 2, Seeking Process Excellence

Read part 3, Using Technology to Transform Sourcing and Supplier Management: Build or Buy?


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June 05, 2014

Directworks' article, "Sourcing and Supplier Management Skills Gap: What Manufacturers Need to Succeed," featured on the ThomasNet Procurement Journal. Read the article.
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May 06, 2014

Valerus Selects Directworks to Improve Collaboration, Standardize Processes, and Enhance Visibility Across Procurement Operations. Read this press release on PR Newswire.
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May 01, 2014

Directworks article, "The ABCs of Building an Effective Scorecard," featured on the ThomasNet Procurement Journal. Read the article.
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April 23, 2014

Directworks to Take the Stage at 99th Annual ISM Conference
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April 11, 2014

MSA Selects Directworks to Elevate Strategic Sourcing Performance
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April 03, 2014

Directworks article, "Settling the Score: How to End Frustration with Supplier Scorecards," featured on the ThomasNet Procurement Journal. Read the article.
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March 25, 2014

Directworks Recognized as a one of 50 Providers to Watch by Spend Matters
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March 06, 2014

Directworks' article, "How Rational Is Your Supplier Rationalization Program?," featured on the ThomasNet Procurement Journal. Read the article.
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January 16, 2014

Directworks today announced that it increased its overall customer count by 75% and achieved a 100% customer renewal rate in 2013.
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November 12, 2013

Global innovation leader, Milliken & Company, and Directworks announced a three-year partnership to drive innovation within Milliken’s sourcing organization.
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October 15, 2013

TRW Automotive Extends Partnership with Directworks
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+Events

September 21, 2015

2015 American Medical Device Summit - September 21 & 22 in Chicago, Illinois
Join Directworks in the Windy City as leaders in the medical device industry come together to discuss key issues and opportunities facing their organizations. And be sure to stop by our booth.

Learn more about the conference here.

July 29, 2015

Detroit Networking Dinner for Supply Chain Executives

The Capital Grille - July 29 @ 6:30 PM ET
2800 West Big Beaver Rd
Somerset Collection North
Troy, MI 48084


Directworks will be hosting a networking dinner for manufacturing supply chain leaders at the Capital Grille in Troy, Michigan on Wednesday July 29th. As part of the program, Nexteer Automotive will be presenting an overview of their organization’s journey toward sourcing excellence.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Laura Smith at lsmith@directworks.com.

May 03, 2015

ISM 2015 Annual Conference - May 3 - 6 in Phoenix, Arizona
Don't miss "Transforming Strategic Sourcing to Support Profitable Revenue Growth" by Sankalp Navjivan, MSA and Greg Anderson, Directworks. Tuesday May 5 at 9:30 am.

Learn more about the conference here.

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April 16, 2015

Carolina Networking Dinner for Sourcing Executives

The Capital Grille - April 16 @ 6:30 PM ET
201 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Join us for an exclusive networking dinner for manufacturing sourcing executives featuring Tom Mathis, Chief Sourcing Officer at Milliken. If you are interested in attending, please contact Laura Smith at lsmith@directworks.com.

January 26, 2015

Medical Device Strategic Sourcing Conference - January 26 - 27 in Atlanta, Georgia
Greg Anderson will lead a panel discussion on ‘Balancing Cost and Quality in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement’. Learn more about the conference here.

January 15, 2015

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals - Independence, OH
Greg Anderson will be presenting to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals from 4:30 - 6:30 pm at the Holiday Inn in Independence, Ohio. The topic will be 'Strategic Sourcing in Procurement'.

December 10, 2014

The Ongoing Evolution of Sourcing and Supplier Management - Webinar Replay
In this webinar, industry experts discussed key forces, trends, and developments that are transforming sourcing and supplier management in the manufacturing industry. 

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August 02, 2014

TechVibe Radio - Replay
Listen to the Directworks feature on TechVibe Radio. Hosted by the PTC’s CEO Audrey Russo and Director of Visibility Initiatives Jonathan Kersting, TechVibe is on the air every Saturday at noon bringing you interviews and conversations from the Pittsburgh region’s fast-moving technology and entrepreneurial communities.

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