E2open is getting closer and closer to becoming a public company. It recently filed its amended S1 document (a critical step in the path to an initial public offering). But more important for Spend Matters readers is what E2open actually does. In our view, the vendor provides a critical linkage between procurement organizations and suppliers (including vendors at multiple tiers of the supply chain) and delivers in many ways the type of connectivity and visibility for the direct supply chain that Ariba provides for the indirect.
Exploring E2open – Digging Into the (Next Likely) Public Procurement/Supply Chain Vendor (Part 1) [Plus+]
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