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AribaLIVE 2012 - Cloud B2B Commerce Coming of Age
After a hiatus of several years, the stars and planets were again aligned for me to be able to attend the AribaLIVE conference in early April 2012. And boy

ketera  Hubwoo, Oracle Supplier Network, Ketera , etc. One way to think of the Ariba Network is as the Amazon.com for business. It’s a shared application infrastructure that any authorized individual in the world can access to manage the entire commerce process, or just pieces of it such as procurement, sourcing, supplier performance management, or invoice automation. Just as Amazon delivers the world’s largest and most convenient network for personal shopping, Ariba’s goal is to deliver the largest and

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