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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

ariba sold  the sourcing team that Ariba sold off to Accenture) so the vendor no longer needed the team. Ariba is thus getting back to its core competencies of developing and delivering spend management software (and solutions) rather than focusing on people-intensive services. Ariba also recently introduced its Start Solutions offering targeted at SMB customers .   But while Ariba’s one-size-fits-all cloud approach might be suitable for some areas (e.g., managing  working capital , streamlining the

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SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory. Again.


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

ariba sold  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

Never Was A Story Of More Woe Than This Of RJR And Nabisco


The complex maneuvers involved in RJR’s divestiture of Nabisco will prove simple compared to the efforts required to join Kraft and Nabisco in a way that ensures future success.

ariba sold  from ILOG, Manugistics, and Ariba. Though EAI (enterprise application integration) tools can easily duct-tape these applications together, Holden and her team need to start from scratch and design a business process architecture that makes the best use of resources from each company. In addition to diversifying its product mix, Kraft-Nabisco will have expanded its distribution networks, inventory locations, logistics channels, production capacity, and supplier base. Without a thorough review of these Read More

With Commerce One, Your Reach May Be The Same As Your Grasp


Commerce One has announced a broad range of initiatives aimed at extending its E-procurement solutions and technology across the supply chain. The company announced that this completes its procurement offerings; what will it do next?

ariba sold  close behind. We expect Ariba to make a similar announcement at its mid-March Users Group meeting, and to see both SAP and Oracle follow suit by year-end. It is also quite possible that traditional supply chain vendors will attempt to add E-procurement capabilities to their offerings, perhaps by buying a mid-market procurement company. We are quite interested in Commerce One's cryptic comment that the new direct materials solution completes the company's procurement offerings, enabling MarketSite Read More

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 then went into the philosophical and functional differences (if any) between the “spend management” and “supplier relationship management (SRM)” monikers. Further discussion was about what exact functional parts of this software category

ariba sold  deals it faces off Ariba and some vertical niche players. The company has also occasionally sold Procurement into accounts that are running SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics GP , and other ERP systems, where Epicor Procurement was evaluated to be a superior solution. Product’s “Order Winner” Traits Packaged integration to Epicor Financials  and Epicor SCM  solutions and to other ERP systems results in the inherent ability to handle internal inventory orders and perform three-way matching in 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 sold  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

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 sold  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

i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics


i2 buys e-procurement vendor RightWorks as it and old supply chain rival Manugistics increasingly find themselves fending off new challengers. Shared adversity can sometimes make enemies into allies. But in this case…

ariba sold  i2's stormy partnership with Ariba . Although i2 will honor 15 or so existing joint contracts and will continue selling the integrated solution to clients on demand, it readily concedes that the alliance begun amid much fanfare just a year ago is over. The IBM portion of the relationship remains intact, but its relevance is diminished considerably by the departure of Ariba. The RightWorks acquisition is part of a new consolidation push among SCM vendors and new entrants to the B2B e-commerce market. 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 sold  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

SAP to Acquire Fieldglass for Contingent Workforce Management


SAP has announced its intent to acquire Fieldglass, a provider of procuring and managing contingent labor and services.

ariba sold  and sourcing capabilities of Ariba and the human capital management (HCM) expertise of SuccessFactors , the acquisition should position SAP to deliver a platform for businesses to manage their entire workforce—both temporary and permanent staff—from recruitment through retirement.   At the recently held Ariba LIVE 2014 conference, there were hints about impending integration between Ariba and SuccessFactors to handle the growing service contract workforce. Fieldglass should fit in well in this mix, Read More

Prophix


Prophix began as a software distributor. After years of implementing financial applications, the company’s founders, Paul Barber and Bob Walker, recognized the market’s need for innovative planning and reporting systems. In the year 2000, the organization developed and sold its first product, Budget 2000.

ariba sold  Prophix began as a software distributor. After years of implementing financial applications, the company’s founders, Paul Barber and Bob Walker, recognized the market’s need for innovative planning and reporting systems. In the year 2000, the organization developed and sold its first product, Budget 2000. Read More

Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of May 6, 2013


It's a busy conference season and quarterly results reporting period. TEC is chugging down the coffee, keeping up with happenings in the supply chain space. Descartes has announced another acquisition this past week, and we share a few insights from our conversation with them. We also found ourselves on the phone recently with DCRA’s Jon Kirkegaard. TEC’s new Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market

ariba sold  other tenants. JDA and Ariba Conferences This Week Here’s betting that both the  JDA  and  Ariba  events will be terrific places to be this week, and if we could figure out a way to be in two (or three or four) places at once, we would be at both of these events. We expect Jean-François Gagné (JDA's chief product officer) to shed more light on the new  JDA eight and what is under the covers with this new platform. JDA has promised TEC a deeper briefing after the conference. In the Read More

Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about my impressions following an upbeat and constructive business update meeting at Emptoris’ headquarters. Under its new investors’ wing, with a new customer-focused CEO, and with the former Click Commerce's contract and service management (CSM) business as a new major capability, Emptoris has charted a new course recently.

ariba sold  years vs. 50-250 in Ariba ’s case (and many fewer in the case of SAP or Oracle ). The vendor is on track to grow from US$2 billion in value sourced in 2009 to US$3 billion in 2010. Make no mistake, Ariba covers a much wider functional footprint in the spend management and  supplier relationship management (SRM)  space, as pointed out in Part 1 . By covering many more functional bases as well as by  catering to smaller enterprises (via the Procuri acquisition) , Ariba has a much stronger brand name Read More

Ariba Successes Highlight Standards Wars


California based Ariba saw its stock rise 20% (by 17.88 points to 107.88) on August 11, with continued rises into the low 120's for the rest of the week.

ariba sold  Event Summary California based Ariba saw its stock rise 20% (by 17.88 points to 107.88) on August 11, with continued rises into the low 120's for the rest of the week. Ariba (ARBA) is a provider of Internet procurement products and services. The jump followed closely on partnership announcements with vendors in the electronics (NetBuy) and print (Impresse) sectors. It is not necessarily the case that these agreements sparked the price increase, but putting them together provides some insight into Ariba's 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 sold  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