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SAP Ariba

Procurement with Purpose Continues to Gain Pace

SAP Ariba Live

We attended the SAP Ariba Live event earlier this month, but we couldn't make the Sustainability Summit that preceded it, however, our good friend and ex-colleague […]

SAP Ariba Live Day 2 – Some Excellent Responses to Some Very Tricky Questions

Following on from the article from our ex-colleague and contributor Peter Smith yesterday, Day 2 is as impressive and big as Day 1. There really […]

SAP Ariba Live – Bigger Than Ever, Business Good and a Global Megastar Impresses

Many thanks to Peter Smith for reporting on Day 1 at SAPAribaLive yesterday - we'll be hearing from our GM Jenny Draper on Day 2's […]

Government Crackdown on Late Payers Who Breach the PPC – Comments from the Experts

In breaking news today the UK Government has taken a firm hand with some big-name firms who have consistently broken the late payment code. Names, […]

‘Buying From Social Enterprises’ Initiative – SAP and Ariba Get On Board

SAP is the latest big tech company to endorse British firms opening up their markets to social enterprises, for the social good. Just last week it announced its partnership with Social Enterprise UK to promote ethical firms, and make it even easier for organisations to find and do business with certified social enterprises on its world-leading trading platform –  Ariba® Network – where £2 trillion is spent annually.

Guy Hubball at SAP Ariba Summit – Skills, Tech and the Future of Procurement

Guy Hubball has been around. He was one of three CPOs at BP, but also CPO at ABN Amro  (OK, we won’t hold him responsible […]

How To Integrate Real-Time Supplier Risk Insight Into Your Procurement Processes

Perhaps the biggest change in procurement focus in my time in the profession has been the increased focus on risk management. Awareness of risk was […]

Procurement with Purpose – J&J and WildHearts Take Centre Stage at SAP Ariba Summit

At the recent SAP Ariba London Procurement Summit, Martine Booth from the firm (who spoke at our pub debate, you may remember) led a discussion […]

Integrating Supplier Risk Management into Your Procurement Processes

Our Autumn series of webinars continues with next week’s session on managing the procurement function, and then on October 31st (Halloween!) at 10 am UK […]

Matthew Syed, UFC, Telling Stories – and Basware Connect

Matthew Syed is undoubtedly the best journalist, sports and business writer operating today who used to be a professional table-tennis player. He is even better […]

SAP Ariba – Procurement Evolution and Revolution at London Summit

Yesterday SAP Ariba held their London Procurement Summit on an absolutely gorgeous day by the Thames. While not on the scale of the humongous Amsterdam […]

Last Call – Two Not-To-Be-Missed Events This Week

Webinar - Making the Business Case for Risk Management Investment Join us tomorrow (Tuesday October 9) for our webinar with risk management specialists riskmethods as […]