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Ariba's 15-Year Journey into the B2B Commerce Cloud
Ariba’s collaborative business commerce solutions focus on the basics: buying, selling, and managing cash. Ariba’s cloud-based vision has grown a vast network

see commerce  partners, who should also see significant benefits from the Ariba Commerce Cloud. The touted benefits include increased revenues in addition to process efficiencies. In fact, new suppliers to the Ariba Network are reportedly seeing a 20 to 30 percent year-over-year sales growth as a result of their participation. Both buyers and sellers can also manage their cash (working capital) better through the Ariba Commerce Cloud. Ariba’s Portfolio of Collaborative Business Commerce Solutions Ariba solutions addr

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ERP for Distribution Industries

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods through a supply chain, and the distribution software market has developed products to meet these needs. The software solutions developed for ERP for distribution includes functionality for supply chain management (SCM), distribution process management (DPM), and retail and commerce.  

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Commerce One: Everything but Profits


Commerce One is a household name because of its strong growth and its focus on the global marketplace. It now has to decide how to respond to the recent Ariba/i2/IBM partnership and whether the time is coming to begin showing earnings.

see commerce  but we'd look to see those revenues begin to flow by Q3 of 2000, and Commerce One agrees that the next year or two will be critical in proving their financial viability. Figure 1 Vendor Strategy and Trajectory: Commerce One's initial strategy can be contrasted with that of rival Ariba, which went IPO a week earlier. Both companies discussed desktop (buyer-side) software and marketplaces. Commerce One claims that their emphasis from the beginning was always on the marketplace and that Ariba's was focused Read More

Altrec Takes E-commerce to Extremes


Altrec is a startup E-commerce website that takes aim on the upscale outdoor recreation market. In this interview Altrec's CTO discusses the initial technology decisions on which the company's infrastructure is based.

see commerce  talk about web time (See TEC News Analysis article: Webtime Now Legal November 2nd, 1999) but it's a real phenomenon. Most of our projects only last three or four weeks, and it isn't always clear when we start what the technology requirements will be. That means I spend a lot of time managing expectations. TEC: That sounds like the stressful part of the day. What's the best? Geller: The best part is watching the site grow, educating the other members of the team about how technology works, and seeing Read More

Legal Considerations in E-commerce


Doing business on the Internet can involve some tricky legal issues. This article will help you understand the kinds of information you need to provide to your attorney to get the best possible advice on setting up your new Internet business.

see commerce  address for everyone to see. Can't I sue them for violating my privacy? asked one shopper. Somebody told me that my competitor has already taken the name of my store as an Internet address. Can they do that? wondered the owner of a small chain of shoe stores. I heard that someone has a patent on the whole idea of a shopping cart. How can they get a patent for that?, What can I do if they sue me? complained the CEO of an on-line cosmetics site. What exactly are the rules for business on the Internet? Read More

10 Reasons Why E-commerce Fails


“Build it and they will come” is not a strategy for e-commerce success. You wouldn’t expect a new store to bring in business without advertising and promotion, so why would you build a Web site and expect it to boost business if nobody knows it exists? E-commerce must be supported with marketing and advertising. Learn about the other nine reasons why e-commerce fails and how you can overcome these pitfalls.

see commerce  simple for customers to see that others have purchased and have had a positive experience with your company through use of a clients or testimonials page where possible. As is common practice offline, businesses can also increase trust and credibility by providing tracking capability, delivery guarantees and returns policies, which provide customers with the peace of mind that the product will arrive within the specified time period, in good condition, and can be returned if it's not quite right. 4. Read More

ShopSocially to Help Retailers Measure Social Commerce Benefits


ShopSocially, a social commerce software provider, has announced the addition of an A/B Testing framework to its platform, so that Internet retailers can measure the exact incremental business benefits accrued by adding onsite social commerce modules on their e-commerce Web sites. The vendor makes the entire shopping experience more social by adding relevant on-site social modules to an e-commerce Web site.

see commerce  to Help Retailers Measure Social Commerce Benefits ShopSocially , a social commerce software provider, has announced the addition of an A/B Testing framework to its platform, so that Internet retailers can measure the exact incremental business benefits accrued by adding onsite social commerce modules on their e-commerce Web sites. ShopSocially is a comprehensive social commerce platform that brings “social to commerce” and not the other way around. The vendor makes the entire shopping Read More

Kentico E-commerce Solution for Marketers




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E-commerce Platforms: A B2C Vendor Landscape


E-commerce technology continues to evolve rapidly. Research conducted in 2008 indicated that 46 percent of retailers interviewed expected to upgrade their implementation of e-commerce technology by the end of 2010. This report identifies and evaluates e-commerce platform vendors on the basis of functionality and market impact, calls out key issues in e-commerce for retail, and provides a quantitative ranking of vendors.

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Collaborative Commerce: ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: IFS - Part 2 of 2


IFS needs to bolster its brand awareness, and let the world know that they are, in fact, a real contender in the Collaborative Commerce space. Once companies get IFS in-house and get to touch and feel it - to really understand its user interface and ease of use advantages over many of its rivals - it often wins.

see commerce  business process scenarios, to see which vendor can carry the load. You might be surprised at the outcome. This concludes a two-part article on Collaborative Commerce and IFS. See Part One for details on IFS and its products. Read More

Click Commerce Acquires Allegis


Click Commerce, a provider of partner relationship management (PRM) software for the Global 2000 companies, announced it reached an agreement in principle to acquire Allegis Corporation. However, despite a good fit at first glance and improved cross-selling opportunity, some challenges and product gaps are yet to be overcome.

see commerce  its relatively recent advent. See Who Alleges The PRM Market Consolidation? for a discussion of PRM as it relates to CRM. While even during the dot.com euphoria many were dreaming about disintermediation, i.e., reaching their customers directly (often even hoping it to be at the expense of their partners), the more realistic ones have always known the importance of the indirect channel, starting with some enterprise application vendors, whose entire success has always relied on their value-added Read More

eCo Specification Bridges E-commerce Language Barrier


The eCo specification from CommerceNet will help E-commerce sites find each other and determine each other's E-commerce standards and trading practices.

see commerce  limited interest to companies seeking to engage in E-commerce. The standards wars between E-commerce vendors (See TEC News Analysis article: Ariba Successes Highlight Standards Wars August 13th, 1999) have a long way to go before winners and losers appear. There will be many tools and technologies in the next few years (See TEC News Analysis article: New Venture Fund to Propel XML October 13th, 1999)to smooth electronic communications between buyers and sellers. Any decision on software packages Read More

xTuple Tackles E-commerce in Earnest


xTuple, a provider of open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions, recently announced the availability of xTupleCommerce—version 2.0 of its e-commerce Web portal. The vendor also acquired a notable Web consultancy partner, Artsmith Media, to support booming customer demand for the online business/commerce solution.

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NetSuite Cements Its Cloud E-commerce Stature via Venda


NetSuite recently acquired Venda, the U.K. provider of e-commerce platform Venda Convergent Commerce Platform. NetSuite already offers a multi-channel e-commerce software platform, SuiteCommerce, which has seen strong growth over the last couple of years, and the company believes the acquisition will improve SuiteCommerce’s feature set and help NetSuite expand in Europe.

see commerce  SuiteCommerce , which has seen strong growth over the last couple of years, and the company believes the acquisition will improve SuiteCommerce’s feature set and help NetSuite strengthen its B2B and B2C retail practice as well as aid with its expansion in Europe. The acquisition builds on the strong success NetSuite has already experienced with commerce in the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.   Venda also has deep experience in delivering e-commerce Web sites that manage billions of Read More

Click Commerce Helps Aviall Optimize Their Service Supply Chain and Reduce Excess Inventory


Availl, Inc, the leading solution provider of sales, supply chain management, and logistic services for the aviation industry. Learn how it used Click Commerce Service Parts Optimization solutions to extend its inventory planning capabilities, enable comprehensive demand forecasting, and provide Web-based visibility into global inventories.

see commerce  Commerce Helps Aviall Optimize Their Service Supply Chain and Reduce Excess Inventory Availl, Inc, the leading solution provider of sales, supply chain management, and logistic services for the aviation industry. Learn how it used Click Commerce Service Parts Optimization solutions to extend its inventory planning capabilities, enable comprehensive demand forecasting, and provide Web-based visibility into global inventories. Read More

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This paper provides guidance on how B2B and B2C companies can navigate a variety of e-commerce implementation choices to accelerate time-to-market. It outlines various platform options and provides insight on important features that organizations should look for when evaluating solutions and vendors.

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