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What’s With Ariba Selling Its Sourcing Services Team to Accenture?
My recent series about the merger of JDA Software and i2 Technologies raised the issue whether any independent software vendor (ISV) can at the same time be

accenture sourcing blog  trading transactions. What happened? Accenture acquired the sourcing services and  business process outsourcing (BPO)  business from Ariba for a reported US$51 million price tag (after scrutinizing Ariba’s Form 8K filing with the US SEC , it appears that the actual net purchase price was in the neighborhood of US$40 million). This transaction involved approximately 160 people operating in about 20 countries with notable category expertise, sourcing process expertise, and  strategic sourcing Read More...
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Appian: Pushing the BPM Envelope—Part One
In a matter of a decade or so, Appian has evolved from a business process management (BPM) software market latecomer to a BPM market challenger, and finally to

accenture sourcing blog  global coverage (such as Accenture, KPMG, HCL, Cognizant, immixGroup, and Amazon Web Services) Service providers—cover specific industries, countries, or regions Authorized resellers—resell Appian software in countries within parts of EMEA, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Latin America Solution OEMs—resell industry-specific products based on the Appian platform Given its origins, the company has strong US federal government cloud and smarter infrastructure (C&SI) partnerships including Booz Allen Read More...
IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing
Emptoris has been part of IBM for about 20 months, and we’re coming up on the close of its first full fiscal year under the IBM label. Since the acquisition

accenture sourcing blog  of the BPO consultants (Accenture has just acquired Procurian), or, longer term, potentially from any of several of other vendors (given all of the turmoil in this sector.) IBM partners with Coupa for spend management with a handful of customers; could Coupa be a future acquisition? How Strategic Sourcing and Smart Commerce are Serving IBM With all of IBM’s focus on marketing and thought leadership, one cannot help but wonder if execution—which means more than being in a constant state of Read More...
SignalDemand: Dealing with Supply- and Demand-side Pricing Matters - Part 1
In TEC's previous articles and blog posts about pricing management and optimization vendors like Zilliant, Vendavo, DemandTec, Servigistics or Revionics, the

accenture sourcing blog  Deloitte Consulting , and Accenture . SignalDemand is privately held and raised a US $20 million round of funding in April 2008, led by new investor InterWest Partners . Existing investors Hummer Winblad Venture Partners , General Catalyst Partners , and Catamount Ventures also participated in that round. Despite the tough investment climate, SignalDemand raised the round to spearhead its expansion into new vertical and geographic markets and further enhance its on-demand software as a service (SaaS) Read More...
No One Said Sourcing Overseas Would Be Easy
The many challenges and risks that retailers face when sourcing globally could be mitigated with the right software tools. Yet the sad fact is that few

accenture sourcing blog  One Said Sourcing Overseas Would Be Easy For all the reasons detailed in The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes , the issue of how to achieve more transparent and cohesive sourcing processes has become a frontline concern for many retailers, driven by boardroom directives to boost margins through the direct sourcing of lower priced international products. For more information and background, please see The Blessing and Curse of Global Sourcing and Supplier Management , Distinctions and Benefits of Read More...
TradeStone Software Presents Bamboo Rose
TradeStone’s merchandise lifecycle management (MLM) platform unifies the design, sourcing, ordering, and delivery of private-label and branded goods, allowing

accenture sourcing blog  Software Presents Bamboo Rose While not Silicon Valley, the Boston metro area has been an impressive incubator of enterprise application start-ups. TradeStone Software , a provider of merchandise lifecycle management (MLM) solutions, is one success story. Headquartered in Gloucester, Massachusetts, with offices in Atlanta, Bangalore, Boston, Hong Kong, and London, TradeStone is a relatively young company (celebrating its 10th anniversary next year). Its founders have a wealth of experience in Read More...
Data Enrichment and Classification to Drive Data Reliability in Strategic Sourcing and Spend Analytics
Spend analytics and performance management software can deliver valuable insights into savings opportunities and risk management. But to make confident

accenture sourcing blog  Enrichment and Classification to Drive Data Reliability in Strategic Sourcing and Spend Analytics Spend analytics and performance management software can deliver valuable insights into savings opportunities and risk management. But to make confident decisions and take the right actions, you need more than just software—you also need the right data. This white paper discusses a solution to help ensure that your applications process reliable data so that your spend analyses and supplier risk Read More...
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Global Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part I
I have done blog posts lately on how some supply chain management (SCM) applications could fare in a down economy. One was about pricing optimization solutions

accenture sourcing blog  Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part I I have done blog posts lately on how some supply chain management (SCM) applications could fare in a down economy. One was about pricing optimization solutions while the other one was about how sourcing and procurement can help enterprises in a down economy . But in the meantime the global credit crunch has dawned with a vengeance. This has not only promoted the economic downturn and recession into possible prospects of a depression, but has also Read More...
Elusive Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Sourcing
Extending supply lines overseas brings new commercial and operational challenges that are far more complex than ever before. Enterprises are exposed to an

accenture sourcing blog  Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Sourcing Elusive Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Sourcing If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. The pitfalls of overseas sourcing : recognizing and managing the real-time cost impacts and financial liabilities of complex global supply chains. Source : GT Nexus Resources Related to Elusive Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Read More...
The Intricacies of Global Retail Sourcing
Retailers should aim at curbing traditional firefighting practices in favor of productive planning and collaboration with customers. Retailers must take steps

accenture sourcing blog  Intricacies of Global Retail Sourcing Dealing with Conflicting Objectives A few major (and often conflicting) objectives have been driving retailers to turn to information technology (IT) to streamline their sourcing and logistics processes. One objective is the pursuit of lower prices, which often involves excessively extended supply chains to remote, lower cost regions. The other is the quest to shorten cycle times, which is essential—but so is having quality control to ensure that companies get Read More...
CRM for Manufacturing vs. Regular CRM
A couple of weeks ago, I published a blog post called Customer Relationship Manufacturing. In this blog post, I described the symbiosis between the sales and

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Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned
By layering across an organization's current infrastructure and building a sourcing system that needs hardly any training, TradeStone users anywhere can sign on

accenture sourcing blog  Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned Background The year 2003 saw the birth of TradeStone Software , Inc . ( http://www.tradestonesoftware.com ), a provider of collaborative e-sourcing solutions for Global 2000 companies. But let us clarify something beforehand: TradeStone Software may appear to be a brand new vendor, but in fact its management team and offering are at least the third reincarnation (and improvement) of trailblazing products and companies that had all attempted to Read More...
Infor Strikes Again (at Long Last): Getting “Soft” while Flexing its Muscles? - Part 1
Just when I had begun to think that Ned Lilly’s ERP Graveyard blog might go out of business soon (or at least change its name and charter), here came his new

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