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SAP Ariba

Conference Season Is Here – 3 Major Procurement Events Coming Very Soon

We’re getting into peak springtime conference season now and the next two weeks see several key procurement events. In chronological order: ProcureCon Indirect – Copenhagen, […]

SAP Ariba Live In Amsterdam – EarlyBird Discounts For Procurement Mega-Event

Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that we have a new banner at the top-right of our pages. We’re promoting the SAP Ariba Live event at […]

Spend Matters Grills Barry Padgett, New SAP Ariba Supremo

Lat week my colleague and Spend Matters founder Jason Busch interviewed Barry Padgett, who recently  took over as president of SAP Ariba in January, replacing […]

Down the Procurement Pub with SAP Ariba, Beer, MBEs, and Albert Hammond

Welcome back to the 2018 version of “DTPP” as we like to call it. We won’t show you the pictures of the Smith / Burcher […]

SAP Ariba on the Future of Procurement – Should We Fear the Robots?

We mentioned in our Friday round-up the SAP Ariba "Future of Procurement” event at the impressive Royal College of Physicians in London last week. There […]

Down the Procurement Pub with SMEs, iBuy, SAP Ariba and Blitzen Trapper

This week Nancy and I went up to the North-West to interview the victorious Manchester Airports Group (MAG) procurement team and their CPO (until recently) […]

Down the Procurement Chippy With New Health Supremo, a Pub Debate, Cricket and James Vincent McMorrow

I know I go on about Lincoln and the best pub in the world (the Strugglers Inn) but the Burton Road Chippy just 400 yards […]

Why The Robots Will Run Procurement – Pub Debate Arguments (Part 2)

We gave you the highlights of last week’s pub debate here, which debated the contentious motion “This House Believes that Robots will Run (and Rule) […]

Why The Robots Will Run Procurement – Pub Debate Arguments (Part 1)

We gave you the highlights of last week’s pub debate here, but today and tomorrow we’ll dig into the conflicting arguments in more detail. The […]

Two Financial Services Firms Discuss Their Challenges at SAP Ariba Event

Another session from the recent SAP Ariba event in Prague saw two financial services firms discussing the challenges facing that industry. They weren’t your archetypal […]

“The Robots Are Coming” Pub Debate – The Line-Up Is Complete!

We can now disclose the final line-up for your forthcoming pub debate on July 13th, 6pm prompt start, at The Clarence pub – a very […]

BASF and Thyssenkrupp – Two Giants Talk About Global Procurement Transformation

At the recent SAP Ariba Live event, there were several very good customer case study sessions. Two that shared some similarities were from BASF and […]