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Solution Provider Analysis  // Posts tagged as "Solution Provider Analysis"

Beeline and IQNavigator Announce New Post-Merger Branding

The technology landscape in the world of non-employee workforce management, in recent years, has proven to be anything but static given the shifts in the speed of business, evolution of talent engagement, and emergence of the “gig economy.” From the continued progression of Vendor Management System (VMS) technology and rise in utilization of online talent...

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Instant Analysis: Tradeshift to Acquire IBX Business Network

Today, March 8, San Francisco-based Tradeshift, the cloud-based business network, announced that it has entered into an agreement with CapGemini to acquire the latter’s IBX Business Network (“IBX”). The deal is expected to close in April 2017. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Concurrent with the announcement, Ardent’s analyst team spoke with Christian Lanng, and the executive team at Tradeshift to discuss...

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P2P Tech Roundup – August 30, 2016

CPO Rising regularly publishes news stories and general announcements on the people, companies, and events that have and will have a big impact on supply management.  Our regular “P2P Tech Roundup” series does the same, albeit with greater focus on the P2P and AP segments of our coverage. Oildex Launches OpenInvoice Field Ticket Oildex, a service of Tranzap Inc.,...

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Contingent Workforce Management – Technology Update (Q1 & Q2)

In today’s article, we’ll highlight noteworthy news across the technology provider marketplace, including acquisitions, mergers, awards and other interesting updates. Leading the news slate is SAP’s acquisition of Fieldglass, one of the market’s largest providers of Vendor Management System (VMS) technology. Back in late March, SAP announced its plans to acquire the VMS giant and...

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Ariba Announces Plan to Move Its Network to the SAP HANA Platform

It’s an interesting time for business networks as many of the providers keep raising the stakes with new partnerships, capabilities, and plans. Ariba, an SAP company, and provider behind one of the most prominent business networks is seeking to set the pace both figuratively and literally with today’s announcement that it plans to move its...

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Ariba LIVE 2014: “The Outcome Economy”

Ariba, an SAP company, hosted its 15th annual user conference – Ariba LIVE – March 17 – 19 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas with a reported 2,200 procurement and finance professionals in attendance. The size and seniority of this audience makes Ariba LIVE the largest event in the industry (supply...

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Instant Analysis: SAP Announces Plans to Acquire Fieldglass

Earlier today, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced its intent to acquire Vendor Management System (VMS) provider Fieldglass, one of the world’s leading platforms for managing contingent labor and other types of contract talent. The deal is expected to be closed sometime in the second quarter of 2014, subject to regulatory approval and final negotiations. Other...

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IQNavigator Announces Plan to Acquire ProcureStaff Technologies and ConsolVMS

IQNavigator (“IQN”), one of the world’s largest Vendor Management System (VMS) technology providers, has announced its plans to acquire ProcureStaff Technologies (“ProcureStaff”) and its VMS platform, ConsolVMS from Volt Information Sciences Inc. (Ticker: VISI). The acquisition represents the unification of two of the top ten VMS players in the contingent workforce management industry and will...

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2014: The Year Ahead in ePayables (AP Automation)

Last time, we took a look at what it takes to become a Chief Procurement Officer in 2014. This time, some predictions for the Accounts Payable automation (what we commonly refer to as “ePayables”) market from our resident expert Vishal Patel (with an assist from Andrew). If you’re interested in our views on procurement in...

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GEP Gets SMART with Its Solution Suite (Part 2)

GEP, the longstanding industry provider of procurement services and solutions, announced last week the launch of “SMART by GEP,” what the company is calling “the first unified sourcing and procurement platform native to cloud, mobile and touch technologies.” The big news from this launch, in our opinion, is that GEP has fully arrived as a...

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