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Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series talked about my impressions following an upbeat and constructive business update meeting at Emptoris’ headquarters. Under its new

ariba emptoris  installations (which is what Ariba has been gradually imposing onto its existing customers). Emptoris will be hosting its  annual Empower 2010 International User Conference in Boston in mid-September  and I look forward to speaking directly with customers and partners on their impressions and thoughts on Emptoris’ direction. Look for my report some time after the multi-day event. Until then, what are your views, comments, opinions, etc. about the current economic climate in your region/industry and

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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 a successful professional service provider (even without considering a possible conflict with its service provider partners). Coincidentally or not, in early October Ariba sent a message to the market that its focus

ariba emptoris  no longer captive to Ariba based on their sourcing services relationship. What About Other Accenture Alliances? Since I recently attended Emptoris’ Empower 2010 user conference and saw Accenture as a major partner and sponsor of the event, I logically wondered what this development might mean for Emptoris’ relationship with Accenture. Reportedly, Accenture shared this news in advance with Emptoris, and Accenture’s senior leadership is working very closely with Emptoris to communicate to their joint 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, IBM has been integrating Emptoris into its three-year-old Smarter Commerce conception (Emptoris was known to have had some 750 employees at the time of acquisition, but IBM will not disclose the number of employees now associated with it).

ariba emptoris  acquire Emptoris rather than Ariba (which has since been acquired by SAP). By not acquiring Ariba, IBM missed an opportunity to add a supplier network along the lines of that offered by SciQuest, TradeShift, E2open, and others. IBM would say that its focus more on strategic procurement lessens the immediate need for this, however the company prides itself on having a portfolio to cover the entire agenda of the chief procurement officer (CPO), and so there will continue to be speculation about what IBM Read More

Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 1


Good news is scarce these days across the board, and I am always keen on reporting on rare bullish enterprise applications businesses, especially if the company is in my neck of woods. Recently, I had an upbeat and constructive business update meeting in person at Emptoris’ headquarters. The Burlington, Massachusetts, US-based company was founded in 1999 as a strategic

ariba emptoris  Emptoris and its archrival Ariba . Namely, Emptoris has always stayed away from offering routine and structured  e-procurement  of catalog-based items, supplier connectivity and networks ( online trading communities ), purchasing and accounting transactions,  electronic invoice presentment & payment (EIPP) , and cash management capabilities. Emptoris Philosophy Neither is Emptoris in a major consulting business when it comes to  spend management  and sourcing categories (which Ariba has been via its Read More

SAP and Ariba Synergy


SAP acquired spend management and business commerce solution provider Ariba in 2012 for strategic reasons, and has since been investing in Ariba with a longer-term view—especially with regards to power of the business commerce network (SAP is even an Ariba user itself). We recently looked at the happenings at the recent Ariba Live 2014 user conference, and here we’ll focus on how SAP and Ariba have been meshing together to mutual benefit.

ariba emptoris  materials.   SAP and Ariba are not the only game in town, at least not with IBM’s Smarter Commerce (market, sell, buy, and service) offering, which former Sterling Commerce and Emptoris (Ariba’s longstanding #1 foe) are now part of, around. Coupa Software is a close partner with IBM for e-procurement needs, and Coupa’s consumer-like cloud UX is likely behind Ariba’s recent focus on its own UX improvements. SciQuest is also a well-rounded spend management provider based on its slew of recent Read More

Ariba's 15-Year Journey into the B2B Commerce Cloud


Ariba’s collaborative business commerce solutions focus on the basics: buying, selling, and managing cash. Ariba’s cloud-based vision has grown a vast network trading community to help businesses connect with each other and with suppliers. TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews Ariba's 15-year history and discusses its market with Dan Ashton, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing for Commerce Cloud Solutions.

ariba emptoris  and Japanese. Competitive Landscape Ariba is not the only player in the market, by any stretch of imagination. The market for business commerce applications is highly competitive, rapidly evolving, fragmented, and subject to changing technology and shifting customer needs. Ariba’s principal direct competition comes from ERP vendors and from specialty vendors that offer their software on a hosted basis or under a perpetual license. In its services business, the vendor competes with several large and Read More

New Venture Fund to Propel XML


Internet entrepreneur David Poole announced the creation of a venture capital fund targeted to XML-based companies.

ariba emptoris  Microsoft, Commerce One and Ariba (See TEC's News Analysis article: Ariba Successes Highlight Standards Wars August, 1999). While the focus of many backroom projects, XML has not much serious support at present. This new fund will have a strong positive multiplier effect on XML development. Poole told TEC that he expects XML to penetrate the Internet in two waves. The first changes will occur within companies, as they prepare their internal systems and technology tools to communicate using XML. Poole Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 16th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSMiami-based flower distributor selects Sage ERP X3 Industry tags: Distribution "Sage’s customer, Gems Group, reports that this ERP system was selected primarily because of its strong functionality set, Web enablement, graphical dashboard capabilities, embedded forecasting features, and full availability in Spanish. Flexibility was also important, as its users often need to

ariba emptoris  II Press release   Ariba partners with Microsoft Industry tags: Cross-industry, procurement, supplier network This should be a mutually beneficial and validating alliance. Certainly, we need more details on pricing and go-to-market (the product availability is slated for later in2012), but contrary to the previous Ariba Network (AN) deals with SAP and Oracle, this time Microsoft Dynamics VARs will sell the AN, and will be integrated with Dynamics AX ERP via a Dell Boomi pre-packaged tool (no Read More

Commerce One Holds Announcement Festival


Commerce One’s eLink2000 in Las Vegas is less about gambling than it is about sure things. Except, perhaps, for just how close it’s willing to get to SAP.

ariba emptoris  SAP. User Recommendations Both Ariba and Commerce One remain obvious choices for e-procurement and marketplace solutions, but the trick for the user is determining which company makes the best match. A company of any size whose major interest is in a buy-side procurement solution will find other vendors anxious for the business. One of these is now SAP, of course. TEC believes that Ariba will not part with its own buy-side software as easily as Commerce One did, both because Ariba doesn't have a Read More

Emptoris: Powered Up to Empower Global 2000 Users


Since its founding in 1999, Emptoris has evolved into a world leader in strategic supply, category spend, and enterprise contract management solutions, and was recently acquired by IBM. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close-up look at the functionality—and at telecom expense management (TEM) in particular—that makes Emptoris solutions a success among Forbes Global 2000 companies.

ariba emptoris  . Another example is Ariba and Emptoris , who still duke it out in software selections for spend analysis, contract lifecycle management, service procurement (including contingent labor), and strategic sourcing. But given Ariba’s focus on its multitenant cloud offering , Ariba Commerce Cloud , they do not often meet in the public cloud. Emptoris remains content in its on-premise and private cloud (hosted) worlds, providing its large customers with tailored solutions that accommodate more involved Read More

Ariba Dances for Joy in Quarter Time


Ariba, Inc., E-purchasing's prima ballerina, trotted out its latest financial figures, showing a quarterly revenue increase of 243% over the previous year.

ariba emptoris  fiscal year. Where does Ariba go from here? Market Impact It is truly amazing that we can't call 1999 The Year of Ariba. Its big-name rival Commerce One, and quite a few smaller players, also had successful years - or at least interesting ones. But Ariba remains the first name that people think of when they think of electronic purchasing, and at this point in the development of the industry Ariba's success serves more as a bellwether than as an infringement on its competitors. Ariba's success is Read More

IBM’s Marketplace Solutions: Is Ariba Not Enough?


IBM trains its sights on helping businesses create online marketplaces. But, we ask our staff prognosticator, isn’t that what partner Ariba does?

ariba emptoris  Marketplace Solutions: Is Ariba Not Enough? IBM’s Marketplace Solutions: Is Ariba Not Enough? D. Geller - June 8, 2000 Event Summary IBM announced the WebSphere Commerce Suite, Marketplace Edition to help businesses build scalable marketplaces. Among the functions of the software are a variety of dynamic trading models, aggregated catalogs, secure membership registration, and business intelligence and reporting functions. A particular and notable feature of the software is that it fully Read More

Dead Heat: Corporate Buyers Gain Analysis Tools in Leading e-Procurement Products


Commerce One has partnered with Sagent Technology to add analytic tools to its enterprise e-purchasing application. Also, Ariba has partnered with Informatica to add analytic tools to its enterprise e-purchasing application.

ariba emptoris  20, 2000 Event Summary Ariba and Commerce One have each enhanced their buyer-wide products with analytic capabilities. Commerce One and Sagent Technology, Inc. have announced the immediate availability of the BuySite Business Intelligence Kit. This add-on to Commerce One's BuySite provides corporate buyers with information about key metrics that define the corporate spending behavior, including enterprise-spending habits for individual commodities and suppliers and on-contract vs. off-contract spending. Read More

Software as a Service beyond Customer Relationship Management and Sales


Applications are more often outsourced than infrastructure, and this is increasingly done through software as a service (SaaS). Vendors such as WebEx, Webcom, MCA Solutions, and Ariba are delivering applications as SaaS.

ariba emptoris  Last but not least, Ariba , the e-commerce pioneer, has lately been developing spend management solutions to help companies optimize the money they spend, and it now makes all of its technology and services available over the Internet on a subscription basis via an on-demand delivery model. The vendor's specialty is spend management, for which it provides a suite of pre-integrated solutions, such as spend visibility, strategic sourcing, and procurement, to ensure effective management of the full Read More