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Ariba Hopes to Spark Chain Reaction
Two recent partnership announcements, with InterWorld and Siebel, reveal how E-procurement wunderkind Ariba thinks about the future of electronic purchasing.

ariba workflow  of the E-procurement vendors. Ariba could do worse than license Siebel's workflow technology and use its expertise to broaden its offerings beyond E-procurement. We note, however, that Ariba has shown a preference for partnerships over outright acquisitions of complementary products. Working well with others is a good trait, but we believe that many potential customers who would prefer to work with a single vendor that offered more functions than only purchasing. There are, for example, a number of

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Document Management System (DMS)

Document management systems (DMS) assist with the management, creation, workflow, and storage of documents within different departments. A DMS stores documents in a database and associates important information about the documents, to the documents (known as metadata). Most systems provide workflow engines to design and support document creation, publication, and usage. DMS solutions are often used by insurance and health care industries, government bodies, or other organizations processing high volumes of documents. 

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ariba workflow  effects, we'd suggest that Ariba is the company most in need of paying attention to it. Ariba, while hardly a charity case, should be feeling pressure from below in two directions. First, from companies like Remedy, which can provide e-procurement solutions that are bundled with other important products, such as T&E reporting and asset management. Second, from a growing fleet of vendors of tools for building and supporting marketplaces and exchanges; in the latter group must now be counted IBM ( IBM's Read More

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


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Ariba Goes Vertical: No Pain, Much Gain


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Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 3


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DynaFlow Modeling & Workflow Solutions


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It’s About Process (or the Ability to be Responsive) -- Part V


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


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