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SAP Innovations Infusing the Ariba Network


ariba integrate sap  Quick SAP Bridges to Ariba Network For one, SAP announced several prepackaged rapid deployment solutions to make it faster and simpler for customers running SAP Business Suite software to rapidly integrate with the Ariba Network and reap the potential benefits that the network provides. These solutions are as follows: Product catalog integration between SAP Business Suite, including logistics materials management and supplier relationship management (SRM), and the Ariba Network, based on SAP NetWeaver

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Field Service Management (FSM)

Field service management (FSM) software is a set of functionalities for organizations or departments within organizations that have as main focus the intallation, maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if its main purpose is to maintain and repair equipment, it can also be used to gather customer satisfaction and equipment performance feedback. To allocate human resources efficiently, workforce management is an integral part of an FSM system. 

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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 integrate sap  is indeed interesting that Ariba would buy FreeMarkets for nearly US$500 million in 2004, integrate it, and then do an about face. Perhaps the company hasn’t managed to fully take advantage of the acquired customer base and achieve the desired license growth (that other players might have seen in similar acquisitions)? Ariba maintains that this was a strategic decision. The company has a Global Services Organization with over 400 category experts and spend management professionals. Ariba is retaining Read More

SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory. Again.


Commerce One and SAP announced that Commerce One will supply the marketplace infrastructure behind the mySAP portal.

ariba integrate sap  like the one that Ariba and i2 made with IBM (see B2Big Deal for IBM, Ariba, and i2 ) suggests that the B2B world will be less about predation than symbiosis, and may suggest a similar model to the B2C analysts. User Recommendations The reason this partnership looks good is because it makes sense for current and potential customers of both companies. Because the possible advantages are obvious, we think it important to issue some cautions. First, the combined offering does not exist; it will be rolled Read More

Ariba to Leave Integration to Specialists


E-purchasing vendor Ariba chooses Tibco Software to integrate back-end programs.

ariba integrate sap  Summary Business-to-business E-purchasing company Ariba Inc. (Nasdaq: ARBA) has selected software tool maker Tibco Software Inc. (Nasdaq TIBX) to help Ariba's customers connect their backend enterprise systems to the Ariba Network. Ariba supplies its own software to connect its customers to systems by vendors such as SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle and Baan, but according to Ariba VP Dave Rome, the use of specialists such as Tibco will be more efficient. Market Impact Together with recent partnerships agreements Read More

SAP To Take Care Of All Suppliers


SAP's first major product delivery that leverages recently the recently endorsed technology foundation, allows it to offer a collaborative solution. This does not mean that the amount of time and resources required to implement and manage the supplier enablement process can be underestimated.

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SAP Defies Economic Slowdown, For Now


In January, SAP announced upbeat results for Q4 2000, in contrast to the current market slowdown. However, 8% license revenue growth in North America is much less compared to recent reports from its direct competitors, indicating a possible loss of market share and the fact that not all troubles have been left behind.

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SAP for Chemicals: A Packaged Solution for Mid-market Companies


Packaged solutions for the chemicals industry are available from SAP and selected partners. Still, given a number of other viable solutions, prospective users will have to decide whether SAP would indeed be the best solution without the packaged option.

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Ariba Goes Vertical: No Pain, Much Gain


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SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Two: xCat and SAP MDM


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Will SAP HANA’s Big Data Usher SAP into the Intelligent BPM Elite?


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SAP as a Retail Market Force: More Fact Than Fiction


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