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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

ariba 2004 acquisition  and this team from Ariba indeed has that experience. In fact, I had a chance to attend Ariba’s seminar in 2006 in Boston where the company showcased its sourcing services and savvy stemming from its 2004 acquisition of FreeMarkets . I was truly impressed by the presenters’ knowledge of their respective sourcing categories, from commodities such as industrial metals, paper & packaging, plastics & rubber, and raw materials all the way to service procurement (e.g., transportation & logistics,

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Challenges and User Recommendations for a Global Trading Solutions Provider on a Roll


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ariba 2004 acquisition  generalist sourcing vendors like Ariba and Perfect Commerce might not have the apparel retail expertise of TradeStone, they could still cause the slowdown or postponement of some executive decisions. Additionally, given SAP's recent ecosystem push to recruit partners of SAP Powered by NetWeaver and SAP Certified by NetWeaver (see Multipurpose SAP NetWeaver ), it may not be long before the giant partners with (or eventually acquires) some of the above providers, thus creating an entry barrier for the Read More

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ariba 2004 acquisition  software. The company introduced Ariba Sourcing in September 2001, and upgraded the solution in September 2004 to incorporate functionality from the aforementioned legacy FreeMarkets applications. The most recent acquisition in January of 2011 was Quadrem , which added approximately 70,000 suppliers in 65 countries and large buyer customers to the Ariba Network. Quadrem had a strong presence within natural resources, oil and gas, and manufacturing companies, as well as in key emerging markets in the Read More

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