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Ariba LIVE 2014—Spotlight on Procurement and Predictive
Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference by Ariba, an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The major themes of this

ariba eplus  on Procurement and Predictive Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference (or collaborative commerce summit, if you will) by Ariba , an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The conference’s mission remains the same: to be a forum for sharing ideas and best practices, networking with peers, and learning how technology and network insights can drive cost savings, efficiency, risk mitigation, and innovation for businesses big and small. The major themes of this

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Ariba and Dell Boomi to Simplify Seller Integration


Similar to the Ariba LIVE conference last year, one of the main themes at the Ariba LIVE 2013 conference was again that Ariba, now an SAP company, is making it easier than ever for companies to connect to the Ariba Network and collaborate. Accordingly, Ariba and Dell Boomi announced that they are teaming up to deliver pre-packaged integration as a service offering for selling organizations

ariba eplus  Integration Similar to  the Ariba LIVE conference last year , one of the main themes at the Ariba LIVE 2013 conference was again that Ariba , now an SAP company, is making it easier than ever for companies to connect to the Ariba Network and collaborate. Accordingly,  Ariba and Dell Boomi announced that they are teaming up to deliver pre-packaged integration as a service offering for selling organizations. Designed to simplify and speed up integration to the Ariba Network, the Ariba Integration 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.

ariba eplus  in this segment include Ariba and Commerce One. ERP Vendors: ERP vendors have been suffering from their own success. Having conquered the corporate IT world, they have been struggling to show the impressive growth curves of their heyday. As they watched the enterprise procurement vendors sell to their own biggest customers they saw a natural fit and a new niche into which they could expand. Players in this segment include Oracle, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and Baan. Corporate Portal: These are companies that Read More

Remedy Plots A Course To Travel And Expense Capabilities


Remedy further extends the capabilities of its self-service e-procurement application with Necho’s travel and entertainment expense product.

ariba eplus  effects, we'd suggest that Ariba is the company most in need of paying attention to it. Ariba, while hardly a charity case, should be feeling pressure from below in two directions. First, from companies like Remedy, which can provide e-procurement solutions that are bundled with other important products, such as T&E reporting and asset management. Second, from a growing fleet of vendors of tools for building and supporting marketplaces and exchanges; in the latter group must now be counted IBM ( IBM's 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 eplus  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

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 eplus  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

With New Clothes and Hairdo, Clarus Asks for Pin Money


Clarus Corporation, having unloaded all of its back-end software business, is asking the market to fund its new life as an E-procurement vendor.

ariba eplus  successful for companies like Ariba and Commerce One, as well as most smaller competitors in the mid-market. It takes a certain special forward thinking (and courageous) nature to be an early adopter. It is too early to know whether Clarus has an approach that will make a difference. They have to make a compelling case, based on experiences, that they can attract suppliers, and meet the other needs of customers well. They do offer integration with ERP systems, which is a minimal requirement, but are 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 eplus  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

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 eplus  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 going forward will be on becoming a trading partner network Read More

GE GXS: Part and Parcel of B2B Exchange


General Electric’s GXS provides the infrastructure for a new digital marketplace. The announcement sheds light on the possibility that GXS can leverage its traditional infrastructure business into a lead position within the new economy.

ariba eplus  is less involved than Ariba now is with supply chain solutions, and second because GXS' translation infrastructure can support its customers' existing supply chain solutions. However, we don't believe that either Commerce One or GXS wants to give up the market supplied by i2; expect a major supply chain partner to join with them within the quarter. This announcement of GXS' capabilities puts pressure on such specialists in EDI-XML translation as IPNet (see Secure Transport of EDI and XML for Trading Read More

Breakaway, MoveOver Or Stand In Line


Breakaway Solutions has recently announced its partnership with leading technology providers to deliver its MarketMover program. The new platform solution is designed to foster the rapid launch of online B2B marketplaces.

ariba eplus  through partners, Broadvision and Ariba. Coreharbor also offers a similar solution through their partnership with Ariba. There is no doubt marketplace mania is abundant and those organizations prepared to service the industry will benefit. User Recommendations Companies considering the creation and outsourcing of an online marketplace should investigate Breakaway and it's competitors. Users should be wary of faster than average development time. Marketplaces and their associated rules, content needs 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 eplus  in Sunnyvale, California (US), Ariba is today the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions for buying and selling goods and services. The company’s mission is to transform the way companies of all sizes, industries, and geographies buy and sell goods and services and manage cash. By delivering electronic-commerce software, services, and network solutions, Ariba enables companies to control costs, minimize risk, improve profits, and enhance cash flow and operations. More than 4.5 Read More

IBM is Not Enough; Ariba Announces Strong Partnership with Amex


Ariba announced a sweeping new partnership with American Express.

ariba eplus  is Not Enough; Ariba Announces Strong Partnership with Amex Event Summary American Express (NYSE: AXP) and Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA will cooperate on the development of advanced B2B E-payment services to be deployed over the Ariba Network. The first such service, expected in 60 to 90 days, will support payment upon shipment, with charges to Amex-issues purchase cards. Future services will include most of Amex' financial offerings, from trade financing to business loans. The two companies will offer enhanced Read More

Ariba Reaches Out To The Little Guy


Electronic procurement wunderkind Ariba presents its strategy for selling to small and medium-sized businesses.

ariba eplus  Little Guy Event Summary Ariba (Nasdaq: ARBA) announced two initiatives aimed at small and mid-sized businesses at Ariba's User Group and Advisory Council meeting on September 28. The Ariba Internet Business Exchange is an internet procurement application based on the company's Ariba Network, which brings together vendors and services into a single purchasing portal. ORMX is a version of Ariba's buyer-side procurement application that is designed for application service providers (ASP's), who will offer Read More

Ariba Hopes to Spark Chain Reaction


Two recent partnership announcements, with InterWorld and Siebel, reveal how E-procurement wunderkind Ariba thinks about the future of electronic purchasing.

ariba eplus  Chain Reaction Event Summary Ariba Inc. (Nasdaq: ARBA) announced two partnership agreements. Ariba will integrate its cXML language into both the eSales product from Siebel Systems Inc (Nasdaq: SEBL) and the Commerce Exchange product from InterWorld Corporation (Nasdaq: INTW). Both arrangements will give newly developed vendor, manufacturer and distributor websites nearly instant access to Ariba's purchasing Marketplace. Market Impact Ariba gains both tactically and strategically as a result of these Read More