Authored by Jason Busch and Pierre Mitchell The four primary leads here on the Spend Matters research team have been busy attending and speaking at […]
Please click here for the first part of this interview. Spend Matters: Ariba's fees look inexpensive compared with p-cards. What's the difference for suppliers? Purchasing […]
Earlier this month at Ariba Live, Kimberly-Clark’s Richard Roe (Project Lead for e-Invoicing and Ordering) gave some background on his company’s supplier enablement and connectivity […]
Purchasing Insight’s Pete Loughlin recently published a supplier network fee modeler. We covered its launch last week on Spend Matters. Supplier network fees are an […]
This year’s Sapphire conference has been extremely interesting, not to mention big, with 80,000 users attending on-premise or virtually! It’s been a while since I […]
“If you build it, they will come” has been a frequent refrain since the early days of supplier (and business) networks, going back to Commerce […]
It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for the US Spend Matters research and analyst team this spring conference and event season. All three members of […]
Over the past few months, Ariba (and SAP) have actively shared a number of procurement technology and infrastructure roadmap elements with clients, prospects, and partners. […]
Today we’ll look at: Product rationalization (Ariba) compared with product proliferation (Oracle); underlying technology and product assets; product innovation (and roadmap); and partnerships and ecosystem.
It’s rare for a large ERP/MRP and business applications deal between top enterprise software vendors (Oracle, SAP) to hinge on the comparative capabilities of the […]
It’s rare for a large ERP/MRP and business applications deal between top enterprise software vendors (Oracle, SAP) to hinge on the comparative capabilities of the procurement suite. The same holds true of evaluations involving a new generation of often (but not always) middle-market driven providers like Workday, NetSuite and others that have more limited source-to-pay capabilities.
Earlier this week, I spent a few days at Oracle’s first annual Value Chain Summit. Procurement featured prominently in one of the breakout tracks at the event throughout […]