Category Archives: ERP

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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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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Dynamic discounting allows American Electric Power to bring new efficiency to procurement terms

The next BriefingsDirect case study interview explores how American Electric Power improves their financial processes and buying operations using Ariba Dynamic Discounting. It turns out that a real-time business-process approach to billing, ordering and settlement terms between buyers and sellers … Continue reading

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Dutch insurance giant Achmea deploys ‘ERP for IT’ to reinvent IT processes and boost business performance

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. Welcome to the latest edition of the HP Discover Performance Podcast Series. Our next discussion examines how Achmea Holding, one of the … Continue reading

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The Networked Economy newly forges innovation forces for collaboration in business and commerce, says author Zach Tumin

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba.  New levels of collaboration have emerged from an increasingly networked world, and business leaders and academic researchers alike are now sorting out … Continue reading

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Cloud approach to IT service desk brings analysis, lower costs and self-help to BMC Remedyforce users

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: BMC Software. Join Danielle Bailey and Alec Davis at Dreamforce 2012 Sept. 18-21 in San Francisco. The next BriefingsDirect discussion examines how two … Continue reading

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Microsoft teams up with Ariba on B2B ecommerce front

Ariba is now teaming with Microsoft in business streamlining to empower buyers and sellers to better connect and collaborate across Microsoft applications and Ariba’s commerce cloud services. Announced last week at the AribaLIVE conference in Las Vegas, the joint effort … Continue reading

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