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GE Comes to Lunch. Want to Guess Who the Appetizer Will Be?
General Electric announced the effective slicing of its General Electric Information Services company into two new business units to focus on E-commerce. The

ariba outbound webservice  such pure-play vendors as Ariba and Commerce One, but a few major customer signings could have observers chanting a different tune. GE will be using a package called Purchasing Expert tm , which it has previously offered in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Since these markets are not as competitive as North America, it is certainly possible that the software will not stack up to the current industry leaders. The software will be available in June. Whatever impact the entry of this large company might have had

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SciQuest Acquires Assets of Spend Radar (and Rounds Out Its Spend Management Suite)


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ariba outbound webservice  Now that Emptoris and Ariba are gone as independent spend management software suite vendors (acquired by IBM and SAP respectively), is SciQuest trying to take their place? The company may indeed have those aspirations, based on its 2011 acquisition of AECsoft for Supplier Information Management (SIM), Supplier Diversity, and Sourcing Technology, and the recent 2012 acquisition of Upside Software for its leading Contract Management capabilities. Most recently, SciQuest acquired Spend Radar LLC , a rapidly Read More

Data Sheet: Supplier Connection


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ariba outbound webservice  Sheet: Supplier Connection Coordinating all shipping processes—from inbound to outbound freight—can be a logistics headache in a global economy—especially if you don’t make the most of all a transportation management system (TMS) has to offer. One director of logistics found that a web-based TMS solution resulted in a 10 percent decrease in the number of carriers, with a 15 percent increase in carrier load factors. Learn more about the benefits. Read More

Ariba Smart Invoicing: Worth Checking Out


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ariba outbound webservice  in an electronic form. Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA), the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions, has long been helping companies streamline their procurement processes. Ariba Invoice Management and Ariba PO Automation are services that are delivered on-demand via the Ariba Network to a growing number of ERP users. As traditional ERP systems are not well-known for collaboration and connectivity, these companies are leveraging Ariba’s cloud-based solutions to extend the value of their Read More

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


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What’s With Ariba Selling Its Sourcing Services Team to Accenture?


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