Some of the more advanced use cases for social collaboration and procurement are likely cross not only a single group of internal users or supplier tier, but cascade further down into the supply chain with multiple parties, counterparties and general participants. Fortunately, some providers are beginning to think about these use cases already, but aside from SAP Supplier InfoNet, few have created a working or production product.
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