Supplier Intelligence

Should Hollywood Reflect Supplier Diversity Best Practices?

Hollywood, amid all the glamor and glitz of an industry whose global box-office sales reached $38.3 billion in 2015, is under increasing scrutiny to improve its diversity practices. Many believe Hollywood should be doing a much better job with diversity and that adopting best practices successful in other industries would be a good start.

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Top Resources Available for Veteran-Owned Small-Business Enterprises

Service veterans returning home after tours of duty will find much support should they want to go into business. Entrepreneurship is a great option for veterans, given that they bring a variety of skills and capabilities learned from the military—from technical expertise, leadership ability, organizational acumen, and adherence to command and structure.

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Using Data Enrichment to Make Your Life Easier

One of the last things anyone will ever want to do in a business setting is distribute inaccurate information—whether to a boss, coworker, partner, client, vendor, or customer. That written report, budget proposal, PowerPoint presentation, spreadsheet, summary document, or any other similar vehicle used in order to deliver information in business always must be on point. As the source of business information, professionals cannot afford to be sloppy.

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Learning from the Top 50 Organizations that Support Supplier Diversity

If you’re starting a supplier diversity program from scratch or seeking to grow a current program, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. There is no need to think up new diverse supplier development initiatives, best practices, or spend scenarios, but just to take a look at the latest installment for 2016 of’s list of America's Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business.

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11 Reasons to Invest in a Supplier Development Program

Tracking and increasing corporate-wide spend with diverse suppliers is imperative for building strong and successful supplier diversity programs. Including these imperatives in planning creates a tactical opportunity for driving success in supplier diversity initiatives and measuring progress. Supplier diversity programs with a cadre of top-notch diverse suppliers are recognized internally as a value to the organization’s business and externally as leaders in the field.

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For over a decade CVM's mission has remained unchanged, to lead the transformation of Supplier Diversity program management and to support Supplier Diversity programs. CVM helps corporate supplier diversity programs in every stage of their evolution; from those that are just getting started, to the most advanced, world-class programs. Equipped with unparalleled data intelligence, superior technology and expertise guidance, businesses can effectively establish and advance their Supplier Diversity initiatives.