Category Archives: Ariba

Experts define new ways to manage supply chain risk in a digital economy

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion explores new ways that companies can gain improved visibility, analytics, and predictive responses to better manage supply chain risk in the digital economy. The panel examines how companies such as Nielsen … Continue reading

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How SAP Ariba became a first-mover as Blockchain comes to B2B procurement

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion examines the major opportunity from bringing Blockchain technology to business-to-business (B2B) procurement and supply chain management. We will now explore how Blockchain’s unique capabilities can provide comprehensive visibility across global supply … Continue reading

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Diversity spend: When doing good leads to doing well

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion focuses on the latest path to gaining improved diversity across inclusive supply chains. The panel examines why companies are seeking to improve supplier diversity, the business and societal benefits, and the new tools and technologies that are making attaining inclusive suppliers easier than ever. Continue reading

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How AI, IoT and blockchain will shake up procurement and supply chains

Stay with us now as we develop a new vision for how today’s cutting-edge technologies will usher in tomorrow’s most powerful business tools and processes. The panel was assembled and recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Continue reading

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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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Beyond look and feel–The new role that total user experience plays in business apps

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on the heightened role and impact of total user experience improvements for both online and mobile applications and services. We’ll explore how user expectations and rethinking of business productivity are having … Continue reading

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Ariba’s digital handshake helps Caesars up the ante on supply chain diversity

The next BriefingsDirect business trends interview focuses on Caesars Entertainment Corp. and how they’re transforming supplier discovery and improving their supplier diversity through collaboration across cloud-based services and open business networks. Learn from Caesars’ best practices on how they expand … Continue reading

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Winning the B2B commerce game: What sales organizations should do differently

The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader interview focuses on what winning sales organizations do to separate themselves from the competition by creating market advantage through improved user experiences and better information services. We’ll hear from RAIN Group about a recent study on … Continue reading

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