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Commerce One: First SAP, then Microsoft. But What About Clarus?
Commerce One announced an expanded partnership with Microsoft. Will e-procurement be an integral part of your next operating system?

about sap procurement  then Microsoft. But What About Clarus? D. Geller - October 5, 2000 Event Summary Commerce One, which recently became SAP's partner in e-commerce (see SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory Again ) has entered into a closer partnership with Microsoft. Commerce One's products are already NT-based, but the new partnership will allow Commerce One to develop infrastructure technologies optimized for the Microsoft .NET Platform. The two companies will also collaborate on XML strategies. Commerce One stated that new

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A Couple of "Five Procurement Commandments" in a Down Economy


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about sap procurement  and educating the market about specific issues. One example of the latter would be Emptoris ' April 2008 PR on the findings   of a panel of financial and procurement experts that have worked and consulted with leading Fortune 1000 companies. These experts offered their advice to chief procurement officers (CPOs) on actions to take to weather, and even excel in, a potentially uncertain economic environment. The expert panel participated in a brainstorming session with leading financial, technology and Read More

E-procurement: From Brilliant Innovation to Common Cliché


Electronic procurement has moved from a nice idea to a stampede in just a few years. Growing at Internet speed it spawns business models faster than the market can reasonably evaluate them. Some settling and shaking out is likely in the next year, but there are also crowds pushing to get in on the action, and the innovation is far from over.

about sap procurement  What is especially novel about this is Concur's teaming with insurance and investment giant SAFECO, which will likely result in Concur's products and services being sold - or at least promoted -- by SAFECO's independent agents. A company looking to bring this technology in-house has to predict not just which vendors will be able to do the job - meeting both immediate and future needs - but which new business models will spin off from emerging technologies. The growth of business-to-business electronic Read More

Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement


The word 'profitability': is being bandied about as some e-procurement vendors show continued growth.

about sap procurement  then Microsoft. But What About Clarus? ) We don't think that the one has much to do with the other; the speculation probably had more effect on Clarus, for the few days it was in the news, than the actual partnership will. Both PurchasePro and Clarus do have to watch out for their larger cousins Ariba and Commerce One. Not that either cares to compete directly for their target customers, but because there are other e-procurement companies that do intend to compete, and that will partner with a larger Read More

The Wheres of Electronic Procurement


An overview of one of the central issues facing a deployment of e-procurement: Who controls the software?

about sap procurement  If E-procurement were simply about two different players - a buyer and a seller - it would not be quite so interesting, or so difficult. But each player is really the center of a star: the buyer deals with many sellers, and the seller deals with many buyers; see Figure 1. So the question of where E-procurement happens is neither trivial nor obvious. Different Solutions An E-procurement system can be located at the seller, at the buyer, or in between. Figure 2 shows the first case. In this sell-side model Read More

Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement


The statistics for completing packaged software implementation projects are grim. This article examines how the software evaluation, selection, and procurement process is key to successful software implementations.

about sap procurement  makes Recommendations for Improvement. About the Author Paul Winandy is a founding partner of Spinnaker Management Group ( www.spinnakermgmt.com ), a management consultancy guiding small and mid-sized businesses along the entire journey from strategy creation through technology implementation. Mr. Winandy has over 15 years experience transforming organizations through business process and technology solutions. He specializes in the planning, selection, and implementation of mission-critical ERP and Read More

New Partnerships Add to Remedy’s E-Procurement Strengths


Remedy addresses both catalog competence and channel capabilities with a pair of procurement partnerships.

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SAP Broadens Range of Solutions for SMEs


Not many are aware of SAP’s strong heritage in the small to medium enterprise (SME) segment even though more than 80 percent of SAP’s over 250,000 customers are small and midsize companies. Most recently in its bid to grow its number of SME customers, SAP has announced general availability of SAP Business One 9.0, the version of Business One for SAP HANA.

about sap procurement  not only SAP’s seriousness about catering to the “lower” end of the market, but also the understanding of these target customers’ needs. SAP’s profile in the SME space is thus only likely to rise going forward. Read More

SAP HANA: From Database to Platform


At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the product and its place in the in-memory processing product space.

about sap procurement  HANA: From Database to Platform At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the produc Read More

SAP ERP


Through the SAP ERP platform, people in businesses around the globe are improving relationships with customers and partners, streamlining operations, and achieving significant efficiencies throughout their supply chains. Today, more than 17,000 companies in over 120 countries run more than 44,500 installations of SAP software.

about sap procurement  ERP Through the SAP ERP platform, people in businesses around the globe are improving relationships with customers and partners, streamlining operations, and achieving significant efficiencies throughout their supply chains. Today, more than 17,000 companies in over 120 countries run more than 44,500 installations of SAP software. Read More

SAP Declares Victory Over Manugistics, Takes Aim at i2


On February 25 in Waltham, Massachusetts, SAP proclaimed itself the number two vendor of supply chain management solutions. Many in the room were openly skeptical, but does SAP have a case?

about sap procurement  Heinrich spoke with enthusiasm about the roughly 20 live customers of APO around the globe, his most dramatic statement of the day came when he proclaimed SAP to be the number two vendor of Supply Chain Management, pointing to SAP's fourth quarter 1999 APO license revenue of $25 million. Many in the room were openly skeptical, but does SAP have a case? Market Impact Based solely on its most recent quarterly results, SAP may be justified in placing itself ahead of Manugistics whose license revenues for Read More

Ardent Software Enters the SAP Data Extraction Market


Ardent Software has announced the addition of SAP extraction and load capabilities to their DataStage product, increasing their strength in the Extract/Transform/Load tool market. Due to the prevalence of SAP in the Enterprise Resource Planning space, this addition will provide a competitive advantage over some of the other major ETL vendors such as Sagent and Computer Associates.

about sap procurement  Software Enters the SAP Data Extraction Market Event Summary Ardent Software, Incorporated of Westboro, Massachusetts (NASDAQ: ARDT) has announced support for extraction from SAP R/3 and also loading to SAP BW (Business Information Warehouse) using its DataStage Release 3.6. Ardent is referring to the new feature as the Packaged Application Connection Kit (PACK). With the DataStage Extract PACK for SAP R/3, users will be able to extract data directly from SAP R/3 systems natively and integrate it wit Read More

SAP In-memory Appliance (SAP HANA): The Next Wave of SAP In-memory Computing Technology


Download this datasheet to get a rundown of SAP HANA's functionality and the benefits it can provide for your business.

about sap procurement  In-memory Appliance (SAP HANA): The Next Wave of SAP In-memory Computing Technology Download this datasheet to get a rundown of SAP HANA's functionality and the benefits it can provide for your business. Read More

SAP Showcases Augmented Reality Android Apps


At the recent Super Mobility Week, SAP showcased two augmented reality (AR) apps, the SAP AR Warehouse Picker and SAP AR Service Technician mobile apps, which are designed to improve the user experience of and processes handled by warehouse workers and field service technicians.

about sap procurement  Showcases Augmented Reality Android Apps At the recent Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA , SAP showcased two forthcoming augmented reality (AR) apps , the SAP AR Warehouse Picker and SAP AR Service Technician mobile apps. These apps are expected to help simplify and improve user experience and work processes by offering a hands-free working experience.   SAP AR Warehouse Picker is designed to allow warehouse workers to do their tasks using smart glasses, which should improve situation awareness, Read More

The "S" in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too)


During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that they expect the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels over the network in the clear, and can be captured. PeopleSoft has the same issue.

about sap procurement  S in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too) Event Summary During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that it expects the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels Read More