Tag Archives: SAP

Networks: The new model for B2B business, a panel discussion

New business networks are unlocking the ability for companies to extend processes and insights broadly and affordably to customers, suppliers, and other partners. As a result, data-savvy B2B participants in these networks are better able to engage with their communities … Continue reading

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Kony gives enterprises the means to make mobile development a force multiplier for business productivity

Orlando, Fla. — Kony, Inc. burnished its mobile development credentials this week at the Kony World conference here, detailing new updates to its visual tools and platform, expanding its partner ecosystem, and launching a new enterprise mobile app marketplace with … Continue reading

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More than just an IT shift, cloud fuels the new engine of business innovation, says Oxford Economics survey

Over the past five years, the impetus for cloud adoption has been primarily about advancing the IT infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) fabric or utility model, and increasingly seeking both applications and discrete IT workload support services from Internet-based providers. But as adoption … Continue reading

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Big data meets the supply chain — SAP’s Supplier InfoNet and Ariba Network combine to predict supplier risk

The next BriefingsDirect case study interview explores how improved visibility analytics and predictive responses are improving supply-chain management. We’ll now learn how SAP’s Supplier InfoNet, coupled with the Ariba Network, allows for new levels of transparency in predictive analytics that reduce risk in supplier … Continue reading

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SAP’s Ariba teams with eBay to improve rogue B2B procurement for buyers, sellers and enterprises

It remains one of the last bastions of enterprise spend over which companies have little or no control. Yet companies have been loathe to tamper with how their employers and managers buy ad-hoc goods — known as indirect spend, shadow … Continue reading

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Modern supply chains — How innovative sellers engage customers in entirely new ways

The next BriefingsDirect case study interview explores the new face of customer engagement and procurement modernization by examining how MSC Industrial Supply is improving how they define and relate to their customers in the manufacturing sector. MSC has been using … 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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Ariba’s roadmap points to instant, integrated and data-rich business cloud services

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP company. The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader interview focuses on the Ariba product roadmap for 2014 — and beyond. Ariba’s product and … Continue reading

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Business success increasingly hinges on supply chain innovation and procurement advantages

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP company. The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader panel discussion focuses on the future of business and how companies can benefit from the … Continue reading

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Ariba announces business network analysis enhancements, first transactions conducted under AribaPay

LAS VEGAS — Ariba wrapped up its annual Ariba LIVE user conference today with a series of announcements, chief among them news that its AribaPay automated B2B payments settlements service is now operational, and a demo of pending mobile applications … Continue reading

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When real-time is no longer good enough, the predictive business emerges

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Cloud. The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership discussion defines a momentous shift in business strategy. Join an SAP Cloud executive as we explore … Continue reading

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Combining big data and cloud capabilities for ecommerce matches buyers and sellers like never before

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP company. Social tools, big data and business networks are reshaping e-commerce in such a way that buyers and sellers are … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Healthcare Businesses Must Efficiently Manage Their Suppliers, Purchases and Processes

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP Company. This latest BriefingsDirect podcast, from the recent 2013 Ariba LIVE Conference in Washington, D.C., examines how the healthcare sector … Continue reading

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Cloud services help SHI redefine the buyer-seller dynamic for huge efficiency gains

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP Company. This BriefingsDirect discussion, from the recent 2013 Ariba LIVE Conference in Washington, D.C., explores how SHI International teamed with … Continue reading

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