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b2b community strategy  must include support for B2B protocols, community management, security, transformation management, adapters and visibility tools that enable users to consolidate and manage all aspects of B2B interactions. Stand-alone AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) solutions or custom B2B adapters that only support one protocol, connect to only one application or external business partner, or are otherwise unsuitable for consolidation B2B projects weren t considered in this evaluation. Generate at least $10 million in Read More

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b2b community strategy  Chemdex/Ventro , the first B2B market exchange to go public in 1999. TEC: Can you single out any particular capabilities that you provide (and which no one else does) to address particular pain points? DA: The market is buzzing about “the cloud,” and for most companies it simply means software, platforms, or infrastructure delivered over the Internet. At Ariba we believe that there is significantly more to cloud commerce. In addition to the technology, there is community and collaboration. Companies Read More

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b2b community strategy  15-Year Journey into the B2B Commerce Cloud.” The Ariba Network is the world’s largest business network, used by more than 730,000 companies to transact more than $300 billion in commerce on an annual basis – more than double the volume of eBay.  The network is now 50 times larger than any other business network, including IBX, SciQuest, Hubwoo, Oracle Supplier Network, Ketera , etc. One way to think of the Ariba Network is as the Amazon.com for business. It’s a shared application infrastructure Read More

LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 2


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Logility: Voyager in B2B Collaborative Commerce


Logility has achieved an impressive 33% total revenue growth over the past five years, demonstrating that it can still compete effectively in a B2B software market dominated by much larger players. It sells its supply chain management and Internet-based solutions to mid market companies primarily within the process manufacturing industries, such as food & beverage, chemicals, but also consumer packaged goods, apparel, and retail. Logility claims to be happy with its current rate of growth but is aggressively targeting the application hosting market.

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Logistics is the backbone of commerce, yet it is often very complex and thus inefficient. Descartes' SaaS solutions simplify global logistics and hence improve the productivity, performance, and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Read P.J. Jakovljevic’s writeup on the vendor and find out how Descartes’ solutions can bridge the information gap between logistics organizations, and provide visibility into the entire logistics process.

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