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 ariba merger


Case Study: Ariba, Inc.
Ariba, Inc., with over 1,500 employees, makes software to help companies assess, capture, and reconcile spending. Post-merger, Ariba wanted to assess its staff

ariba merger  and reconcile spending. Post-merger, Ariba wanted to assess its staff’s strengths and weaknesses, and looked for a program to help measure competencies in sales and consulting. With SumTotal’s ResultsOnDemand platform as part of its Competency Development system, Ariba identified the top—and bottom—three competencies. Find out how.

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SAP to Acquire Ariba, Expand Cloud Presence - First Impressions


SAP and Ariba apparently have good poker faces, since during their recent user events, AribaLIVE 2012 and SAPPHIRE NOW 2012, there was no inkling of this development. At first glance, this is a good fit, as a plethora of large SAP customers use both Ariba Network and Ariba’s procurement, sourcing, contract management, e-invoicing, etc. software (in fact, in the early 2000s, the name Ariba was

ariba merger  for the Force.com -based Ariba Contracts offering, but SAP would be smart not to kill the possibly golden goose. Time will also tell how SAP's relationships with IBM and Capgemini will unfold in light of these consulting companies' acquisitions of Emptoris and IBX respectively. Look for more articles on this merger by me as I fully gather my thoughts after having attended both AribaLIVE 2012 and SAPPHIRE NOW 2012. Until then, your comments and thoughts are customarily welcome. See also : Horses for Read More

IBM is not Enough: i2 Snatches Aspect and SupplyBase


i2 Technologies will acquire Aspect Development for $8.6 billion. It will also acquire SupplyBase for $380 million.

ariba merger  IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA), i2 Technologies (NASDAQ: ITWO) announced it will acquire Aspect Development (NASDAQ: ASDV) for what is billed as the largest merger in software history. While the price tag of $8.6 billion (based on the closing price on March 13) is as much a reflection of the extremely high market capitalization of Internet stocks, the deal is large by any measure. The TradeMatrix product offered by i2 supports an intelligent - i.e., driven by data and analysis - supply chain 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 merger  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

Ariba Goes Direct To (And From) The Source


Ariba will extend the capabilities of its B2B Commerce Platform by providing capabilities for buyers and sellers of direct and indirect materials to negotiate, trade and collaborate.

ariba merger  (And From) The Source Ariba Goes Direct To (And From) The Source D. Geller - July 13, 2000 Event Summary eProcurement giant Ariba, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARBA) will acquire SupplierMarket.com, a company with expertise in Internet-based collaborative sourcing of direct and indirect materials. The purchase is for $580.8 million in stock. SupplierMarket.com had been expected to raise $100 million through a stock offering. Its initial valuation was to have been $412 million. SupplierMarket.com is a marketplace for Read More

SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Two: EXE


Like the previous few SSA GT acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging SSA GT's customer base, market share, and more importantly, its predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool. Both companies have notable customer bases with a wide geographic spread (particularly in emerging markets that have been much less affected by the recession).

ariba merger  GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Two: EXE EXE Background On August 18, SSA Global Technologies (SSA GT) ( www.ssagt.com ), and EXE Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEE) announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which SSA GT will acquire the embattled global supply chain execution (SCE) provider. Under the agreement, a subsidiary of SSA GT will merge into EXE Technologies and all holders of EXE Technologies outstanding common stock will receive $7.10 per share in cash, which Read More

Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious


Although end-user companies should continue to track the financial health of their vendors to possibly discern if the vendor will be a collector or one of the collected, the latest torrid 'love triangle' affair involving Oracle, PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards may prove that even a seemingly stable vendor can involuntarily end up being acquired. If your vendor is acquired, do meet the new owners, given their motivation in buying your vendor was the install base and that is you. Showing interest is your part in keeping the relationship the way you want it.

ariba merger  Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious Observation of Recent Events The recent flurry of acquisitions, some of them involving a great part of drama, emotions, and personal recriminations due to their hostile nature, would be the crown evidence that the business application software space is consolidating, a process which started a few years ago primarily in the mid-market space (see The Mid-Market Is Consolidating, Lo And Behold ), but is now spreading across the range. Read More

Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious Part Two: Analysis Continued


To continue to be healthy, an enterprise software vendor either needs a defendable niche or a large market share. For the latter, acquisitions are often required to grow and prosper. With revenue streams shifting from new accounts to up- and cross-sales to existing customers, software support and services, a large customer base is the key to continued health.

ariba merger  Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious Part Two: Analysis Continued SAP Benefits SAP might therefore benefit the most by the saga described in Part One , although it has neither seen nor heard the devil its shares have soared significantly since Oracle 's move. Well, it has recently announced its intentions to target PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards ' users with marketing campaigns that should likely feature sweetened' migration deals to its fairly unified and tightly integrated s Read More

Analysis of Puma Technology's Intent to Acquire NetMind


The merger targets the rapidly emerging Internet access based wireless industry, which is expected to reach more than 600 million users by 2003.

ariba merger  of Puma Technology's Intent to Acquire NetMind Event Summary SAN JOSE, Calif., Puma Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: PUMA), a leading provider of mobile device management and synchronization software, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NetMind Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Internet infrastructure software for personalization. Under the terms of the agreement, Puma will exchange five million shares of Puma common stock for all of NetMind's outstanding capital stock, Read More

PeopleSoft Strategy a Good Deal for JD Edwards Customers


Putting PeopleSoft's strategy to work for the JD Edwards community. What can the JD Edwards install-base expect from the PeopleSoft merger?

ariba merger  Strategy a Good Deal for JD Edwards Customers Event Summary The executive team of the new PeopleSoft addressed a tough audience of financial and industry analysts this day. We got to ask them the tough questions on the JD Edwards/PeopleSoft merger. This merger is about product expansion, not consolidation is Craig Conway's (CEO of PeopleSoft) commitment and mantra to customers and investors. His analogy is the Jaguar, purchased by the Ford Motor Company. Ford did not eliminate the Jaguar—it m 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 merger  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

Intentia Attempts to Become ‘Lean and Mean’


In February, an enterprise application provider Intentia International announced the merger of Intentia's regional organizations in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific into one joint organization named Global Operations.

ariba merger  Attempts to Become ‘Lean and Mean’ Intentia Attempts to Become 'Lean and Mean' P.J. Jakovljevic - March 27th, 2000 Event Summary In February, an enterprise application provider Intentia International announced the merger of Intentia's regional organizations in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific into one joint organization named Global Operations. Lars Prochus, presently CEO of Intentia Europe, has been appointed COO of Intentia International and head of Global Operations. Mr. Prochus joined Read More

Challenging the Competition: Mega-mergers and Supply Chain Technology


In theory, the Kmart-Sears merger could produce a new layer of competition to mega-retailers such as Wal-Mart. However, it needs more than just size to be competitive. It needs to coordinate its retail strategy with supply chain technology to make it triumph.

ariba merger  the Competition: Mega-mergers and Supply Chain Technology Market Impact In the face of the mega-retail stores, like Wal-Mart and Target , some of America's oldest retailers have joined forces to remain competitive. Late 2004, Kmart Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KMRT) and Sears , Roebuck and Co . (NASDAQ:S) signed a definitive agreement to merge. Following suit, Federated Department Stores , Inc. (NYSE:FD) and The May Department Stores Company (NYSE:MAY) announced February that they also entered Read More

What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


April 2011 saw the merger of Epicor and Activant Solutions to create a global leader in business software solutions. TEC principal analyst P. J. Jakovljevic sits down with CMO John Hiraoka to discuss the opportunities and challenges created by the merger and the potential synergy of the combined company, Epicor Software Corporation, to grow a wide range of products and industries, a very ambitious yet difficult-to-realize strategy.

ariba merger  Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)? At the recent Progress Revolution 2011 user and partner conference by Progress Software (see TEC ’s related article ) I had the chance to reconnect with Epicor Software . For those few that might still not be familiar with the vendor, Epicor is a global provider of business software solutions to upper midsize companies in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality, and services industries. Founded in 1984 and publicly traded until recently 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 merger  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