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Networks  // Posts tagged as "Networks"

SAP Ariba Partners with IBM Emptoris to Bring Cognitive Procurement to the Masses

This morning at SAP’s annual SAPPHIRE NOW conference, SAP Ariba President, Alex Atzberger announced that his company will partner with IBM Emptoris to bring cognitive procurement to the Ariba Network of more than 2.5 million users.  Ardent Partners connected with Alex and Mike O’Leary, Director, Procurement Solutions and Supply Chain Insights, IBM Watson Customer Engagement, prior to the announcement to...

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Technology Round-Up – July 21, 2016

Determine Updates Cloud-based Contract and Source-to-Pay Platform On July 18, Determine, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTRM), the Indiana-based provider of contract management and source-to-settle solutions for the cloud, announced several updates to Determine Cloud Platform, its SaaS-based enterprise contract lifecycle management and source-to-pay platform. Specific updates include new user interface (UI) / user experience (UX), which are said to...

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Tradeshift Announces Go, Hyper Acquisition at Innovation Day

On Wednesday, June 22, San Francisco-based Tradeshift held an “Innovation Day” at the Hotel Eventi in Mid-Town Manhattan where they made several major product and brand announcements and focused on its main theme of innovation to a room packed with supply management industry analysts. Tradeshift CEO and co-founder, Christian Lanng, kicked off the event with a “state...

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Technology Round-Up – May 26, 2016

SciQuest Announces Portfolio Savings Manager, Q1 Financial Results On May 16, North Carolina-based SciQuest (Nasdaq: SQI), which offers automated spend management solutions for procurement practitioners, announced the release of Portfolio Savings Manager (“PSM”), a cloud-based, cross-functional tool that allows users from AP/Finance, Procurement, and elsewhere within the enterprise to monitor and track the performance of enterprise savings...

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SAP Ariba Live 2016 Case Study: GlaxoSmithKline and the Boulders, Rocks, and Sand of Business Networks

Business networks are web-based platforms that enable interconnected buyers and suppliers to trade, communicate, and collaborate with each other. As a result of this inherent nature, and the drive among enterprises to increase collaboration across the supply chain, business networks have grown in popularity over the past several years. Business networks also allow for process...

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Technology Round-Up – March 24, 2016

E2Open Acquires Terra Technology On March 8, E2Open (NASDAQ: EOPN), a California-based provider of supply chain collaboration, planning, and execution solutions for the cloud, announced that it acquired Terra Technology, the Connecticut-based provider of supply chain demand, forecasting, and planning solutions, for an undisclosed sum. According to company officials, the deal will allow both companies to synergize their...

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Technology Round-Up – February 4, 2016

Coupa Announces Contractually Acquisition Last week, Coupa, the California-based provider of spend management solutions for the cloud, provided Ardent Partners with a briefing on its recent acquisition of Contractually, the Vancouver, Canada-based provider of contract authoring and processing solutions. According to company officials, Coupa’s decision to acquire Contractually was based largely on customer demand for contract authoring and...

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The Network Effect: How B2B Networks Can Impact Accounts Payable (Webinar)

The speed of business continues to accelerate while markets expand, shift, merge, and emerge at a pace never seen before. The result is a fast-moving and highly-competitive global marketplace that finds its participants increasingly interconnected and under greater pressure to exploit any and all opportunities that arise. In this business climate, agility and innovation are...

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Technology Round-Up – November 12, 2015

Capita Outsourcing Seeks to Acquire Rival Xchanging It has been widely reported that Capita, a London-based business process management and outsourcing services provider, recently launched a bid to acquire Chicago-based Xchanging, which provides cloud-based software and procurement services as well as outsourcing services. According to Sky News, Capita has offered Xchanging more than 400 million British pounds to...

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Technology Round-Up – November 4, 2015

BravoSolution Deploys a Procurement Data Analytics Tool in the Cloud On October 27, BravoSolution, a Chicago-based provider of strategic sourcing solutions for procurement teams, announced that it has launched a cloud-based procurement data analytics and visualization tool,BravoAdvantage Analytics. The tool is based on Tableau’s business intelligence (BI) and analytics tool, and is meant to be customized according...

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