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Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog series introduced some common supply chain challenges and resulting spend management opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article

ariba sim  management. The recently unveiled Ariba SIM (Supplier Information Management ) platform  is a good example of why Epicor will gladly wait and see before joining the supplier hubs fray. Namely, the question is why it’s still only early days for Ariba’s SIM solution, although the vendor has been in the supplier network/directory business for well over a decade. Epicor’s SRM experts have always contended that the ASN was important to Ariba and suppliers, but very light in content. Namely, it is an

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


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

ariba sim  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




ariba sim  Performance and Customer Satisfaction Ariba, a company that delivers sourcing, procurement, and commodity expertise to help organizations optimize their spending processes and supplier relationships, needed to identify workforce strengths and weaknesses and build specialized e-learning for new hires, etc. It turned to SumTotal Learning Management to assess talent and deliver highly targeted blended learning to increase employee competencies. Read the case study. Read More

Business Process Simulation Technology from Lanner


Today, TEC Research Analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu focuses on business process simulation software provider Lanner Group. Gabriel looks at Lanner's history, products, and market position—and explains the pros and cons of using software to simulate your business processes.

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JD Edwards Reports Strong License Revenue Growth in Q1 2000, but…


J.D. Edwards & Company reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2000.

ariba sim  partners, such as Siebel, Ariba, and Synquest. J.D. Edwards is repositioning itself as an enterprise vendor to convince medium sized manufacturing enterprises that it is worthwhile extending their activities into e-business. However, managing a large application portfolio, much of which involves partnering or extensive integration and customization, will be cumbersome despite a highly marketed flexible product architecture. Ten alliances have been highlighted in announcements since September 1999. Of Read More

Ariba Holds Announcement Festival


Ariba shells out to hold a meeting in Miami. The IBM/i2/Ariba alliance is going strong, and new tools will make it easier for the rest of us to get on board.

ariba sim  Holds Announcement Festival Ariba Holds Announcement Festival D. Geller - October 2, 2000 Event Summary Ariba held the LIVE Miami 2000 event in Miami, Florida to showcase some notable successes and new announcements. One of the most significant was the completion of the first phase of the roadmap for the IBM/i2/Ariba alliance (see B2Big Deal for IBM, Ariba, and i2 ). Claiming that the effort required 300 developers for a period of two and a half months, the alliance announced that the baseline Read More

AribaPay Gets Its First Transactions


One of the brand new products announced at the recent Ariba LIVE 2014 conference is AribaPay. Unveiled last year by Ariba, an SAP Company, and Discover Financial Services, a provider of direct banking and payment services, AribaPay is a cloud-based business-to-business (B2B) payments solution designed to provide better visibility into business payments and produce rich remittance information to improve the reconciliation processes.

ariba sim  announced at the recent Ariba LIVE 2014 conference is AribaPay . Unveiled last year by Ariba , an SAP Company, and Discover Financial Services , a provider of direct banking and payment services, AribaPay is a cloud-based business-to-business (B2B) payments solution designed to provide better visibility into business payments and produce rich remittance information to improve the reconciliation processes. The offering completes the procure-to-pay (P2P) cycle embedded in the Ariba Network by integrating Read More

New Release For Ariba’s Software


Busy as it’s been with wheeling and dealing, Ariba has still found the time to release an upgrade to its Ariba Buyer software.

ariba sim  software. The new release, Ariba Buyer 7.0, emphasizes internationalization and interoperability. Ariba Buyer was previously called Ariba ORMS. Leading the list of new features is globalization. The software is available in eight languages and supports and converts multiple currencies. International companies can operate in several different currencies and use third-party programs to calculate local taxes. The new release is also said to improve integration with other business processes such as ERP Read More

Oracle Sails Despite Market’s Low Tide; How Far Will It Go?


For the time being, Oracle seems to have defied a global trend toward a slowdown in the technology market, which even its archrival, Microsoft, could not avoid. Is it only a matter of time before economic realities knock on Oracle’s door?

ariba sim  , IBM , and Ariba , which have also seen strong demand for their products. Oracle's 'one-stop' shop mantra is a compelling message, however other established players have made every effort to deliver integrated hybrid bundles of best-of-breed point solutions. It is unlikely that the high-end of market is going to buy Oracle's integrated solution mantra; flexibility is the word often associated with the New Economy. The fact remains that most of Oracle's potential large customers have already invested in Read More




ariba sim  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. Read More

B2Big Deal for IBM, Ariba, and i2


IBM, Ariba and i2 announce a partnership whose goal is to accelerate the real value provided by E-commerce and whose effect is to leave some companies quaking in their boots.

ariba sim  from CEO school, IBM, Ariba and i2 announced a sweeping strategic partnership whose goal is to accelerate the adoption of B2B technology. Accompanied by a chorus of the top people at such business customers as Unilever, Chevron, and American Express - including one CEO who came running in late, from her sickbed, because she didn't want a severe cold to make her miss the announcement - the three companies laid out a comprehensive plan for changing E-commerce as we know it. Under this alliance: The 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 sim  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

AribaLIVE 2012: What Was Jolly Good (and What Could Improve) - Part 1


A recent blog post talked about my attendance of the AribaLIVE 2012 user event and outlined the main premise of the event: Ariba has become a public cloud commerce network provider first and foremost, while also offering additional related spend management software as required. The vendor is striving to become a business-to-business (B2B) commerce version of Amazon.com and eBay to enable painless

ariba sim  premise of the event: Ariba has become a public cloud commerce network provider first and foremost , while also offering additional related  spend management  software as required. The vendor is striving to become a  business-to-business (B2B)  commerce version of Amazon.com and eBay  to enable painless transactions by providing a behind-the-scene universal business translator. For more details,  see the keynote presentation by Ariba’s president Kevin Costello . This is what cloud commerce is Read More

Ariba Goes Vertical: No Pain, Much Gain


Ariba, a leader in E-procurement software and market management, pays $1.86 billion in stock to acquire TRADEX, a vendor of software that lets its customers build their own Internet marketplaces.

ariba sim  date of the announcement. Ariba sells software that lets companies engage in E-procurement, and manages marketplaces that bring together its buy-side customers with vendors. Ariba's marketplaces are primarily for MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) products. TRADEX sells software that allows its customers to build and manage Internet marketplaces. Market Impact It has been obvious for a while that Ariba needed to make a move into the incredibly fertile arena of vertical markets. The acquisition of Read More

Ariba to Leave Integration to Specialists


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

ariba sim  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