Category Archives: Ariba

How efficient cloud networks help the smallest companies do brisk business with the largest

The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion examines new ways for small businesses to make and manage the connections that matter to them most using cloud-based networks to bring intelligent buying and digital business benefits to any type of … Continue reading

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Digital payments now catching on across the business world too

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how digital payments are catching on for many more companies in the business world following the popularity of services like Apple Pay in the consumer world. We’ll now explore how … Continue reading

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How new technology trends disrupt the very nature of business

The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how major new trends in technology are translating into disruption, and for the innovative business — opportunity. From invisible robots, to drones as data servers — from virtual reality to … Continue reading

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On building a modern marketing organization in a multi-channel world

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on building a modern marketing organization. Marketing today is a different game. Today’s buyers are more connected and informed than ever, and that’s creating major upheaval in the way companies promote … Continue reading

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SAP Ariba’s chief strategy officer on the digitization of business and future of technology

The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on advancements in business applications and the modern infrastructure that supports them, and what that combination portends for the future. As we enter 2016, the power of business networks is combining … Continue reading

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Procurement in 2016—The supply chain goes digital

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on the heightened role and impact of procurement as a strategic business force. We’ll explore how intelligent procurement is rapidly transforming from an emphasis on cost savings to creating new business … Continue reading

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Is 2016 the year that accounts payable becomes strategic?

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on the changing role and impact of accounts payable (AP) as a strategic business force. We’ll explore how intelligent AP is rapidly transforming by better managing exceptions, adopting fuller automation, and … Continue reading

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