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October 28, 2014

Leaders in medical device manufacturing to gather to drive transformation of strategic sourcing and supplier management.
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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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July 01, 2014

Spend Matters and Directworks to Host Webinar on Supplier Collaboration for Manufacturers, entitled "Supplier Collaboration in Strategic Sourcing: An Oxymoron?"
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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 14, 2014

Manufacturers: See the Directworks Difference at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Read this press release on PR Newswire.


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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 23, 2014

Listen to Stacy Leidwinger's interview, "Driving Visibility in Sourcing and Supplier Management," on the Kinaxis Supply Chain Expert Community site (audio and transcript). Listen to the interview.
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April 14, 2014

Directworks to Host April 30 Webinar on Supplier Risk Analysis and Management for Manufacturers
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April 11, 2014

MSA Selects Directworks to Elevate Strategic Sourcing Performance
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April 08, 2014

Directworks featured in Product Design & Development article, "The Modern Material Sourcing Process." Read the article at Product Design & Development Magazine.
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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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December 05, 2013

Directworks to host webinar to reveal industry-shaping trends and predictions for manufacturers in 2014.
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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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October 01, 2013

Directworks to showcase direct materials sourcing solution at IMPACT Manufacturing Summit
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September 18, 2013

Directworks will host a webinar on October 2, 2013, entitled, “Creating Shareholder Value from Supplier Relationships.”
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September 13, 2013

Directworks will host its annual customer conference, Directworks Connect, on October 16-17 at the Renaissance hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh, PA
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August 30, 2013

Directworks announced today the launch of a new blog, Direct Materials Insider.

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May 28, 2013

Directworks will sponsor a webinar entitled “Total Cost Visibility: The Key to Strategic Sourcing Success,” on Wednesday June 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT/11:00 AM PDT.
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May 20, 2013

Directworks will sponsor the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, taking place from May 20-23, 2013 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, AZ. Read the full press release.
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April 19, 2013

Directworks to Exhibit at Impact Manufacturing Summit.
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April 01, 2013

Co-eXprise Rebrands as Directworks; Reinforces Commitment to Manufacturers
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March 26, 2013

Co-eXprise Presents Research Findings in Upcoming Webinar, “The State of Direct Materials Sourcing”

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February 28, 2013

Pittsburgh software company Co- eXprise has announced the expansion of its team with 17 new hires in 2012 and plans to add several more positions in 2013.

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January 31, 2013

Co-eXprise today announced the launch of a new Proof of Value offering for manufacturers.
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October 08, 2012

Co-eXprise Sponsors New Ardent Partners Research Paper and Webinar on Creating a Business Case for eSourcing for Manufacturers

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August 27, 2012

Co-eXprise to Host Second Annual Customer Conference

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June 29, 2012

Co-eXprise Sponsors New Spend Matters Perspectives Research Paper, “A Direct Materials Guidebook”

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May 18, 2012

Co-eXprise to Exhibit at 2012 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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April 23, 2012

Co-eXprise Introduces Enhanced Compliance Controls, Extends Business Process Automation, Improves Performance and Usability in Release 7.9 of CX4 Software

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February 07, 2012

Co-eXprise Extends Relationship with Whirlpool Corporation

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January 23, 2012

Co-eXprise White Paper Provides Discrete Manufacturers with Five Imperatives to Improve Sourcing Performance in Today’s Challenging Economy
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September 12, 2011

Co-eXprise to Sponsor ProcureCon 2011

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September 08, 2011

Co-eXprise Experiences Continued Momentum with Latest CX4 Release and Customer Wins

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+Events

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. 

Listen to the playback and download the slides here:  PLAYBACK

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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