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RIP Emptoris, 1999-2017: The End of a Procurement Software Innovator

Back to our best of 2017 articles, and two together that describe the last days of Emptoris, once one of the giants of the procurement […]

Emptoris: A Eulogy from Jason Busch for a Great Company

We featured here the news that the Emptoris product line is to be gradually phased out by IBM over coming years and IBM / SAP […]

Coupa and IBM Announce Partnership – What Does it Mean?

There was an interesting announcement at the IBM Empower annual procurement event last week from Coupa and IBM about co-operation between the two firms. A […]

IBM Watson “super-computer” – possibilities for procurement

At the recent IBM customer workshop we heard a lot about Watson, the super-computer. So what’s it all mean to procurement? Well, technically, “Watson is […]

IBM Procurement Event – the highlights, including a new partnership approach

Earlier this month, the procurement group at IBM - based around the Emptoris product suite - held a customer and networking day at their London […]

Seal Software and IBM Emptoris enter partnership on contract management tools

It is a while since we featured Seal Software (an Associate Sponsor of Spend Matters here and in the US). But the other day we […]

The IBM CPO Study – identifying what defines top performing organisations

With their acquisition of Emptoris a year or so ago, IBM have increased their presence in the procurement solutions world. And they recently completed what […]