Category Archives: ERP

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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Interview: Ariba’s Jason Kurtz on how IT financial trends are maturing technology procurement and spend management

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod and Podcast.com. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Learn more. Sponsor: Ariba. A number of major trends are changing the finance game for IT leaders, especially in terms of how … Continue reading

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