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SAP Ariba

Learn about the Circular Economy at ValueX this month

The circular economy as a concept has many attractions. Few people can be unaware of the environmental challenges the world faces, as Extinction Rebellion hits […]

Breaking News! Justin Sadler-Smith Leaves SAP Ariba and Moves to Basware

We heard this morning that Justin Sadler-Smith has left SAP Ariba where he was head of UK & Ireland, Ariba Cloud Procurement, to become General […]

Meet the Experts and Be Inspired at Sap Ariba’s ValueX

Post summer event season is now well under way with a hugely well-received new entry onto our calendars last week with DPW (Digital Procurement World). The […]

Official IT Partner to Social Enterprise UK – SAP Ariba on Procurement as a Force for Good

In April this year, SAP revealed its plans to do more to support the UK government’s Buy Social Initiative and promote ethical firms (by making […]

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 […]