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Coupa: Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger?


Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic.

coupa catalogs  Software Leader or Challenger? Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic. Read More

SAP and Ariba Synergy


SAP acquired spend management and business commerce solution provider Ariba in 2012 for strategic reasons, and has since been investing in Ariba with a longer-term view—especially with regards to power of the business commerce network (SAP is even an Ariba user itself). We recently looked at the happenings at the recent Ariba Live 2014 user conference, and here we’ll focus on how SAP and Ariba have been meshing together to mutual benefit.

coupa catalogs  now part of, around. Coupa Software is a close partner with IBM for e-procurement needs, and Coupa’s consumer-like cloud UX is likely behind Ariba’s recent focus on its own UX improvements. SciQuest is also a well-rounded spend management provider based on its slew of recent acquisitions, on top of its strength in sourcing optimization and direct materials.   On the business network side, there will always be some regional and/or industry niche providers that can do more or better than Ariba Read More

Is Kenandy Turning into a Manufacturing Workday?


In anticipation of the upcoming Dreamforce 2013 mega conference by salesforce.com, we recently had an intro briefing with Kenandy’s top brass. The new company’s chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) is Sandra “Sandy” Kurtzig, an enterprise software industry pioneer who founded former ASK Computer Systems with the veteran enterprise resource planning (ERP) product ManMan in 1972, and helped

coupa catalogs  and is similar to Coupa Software . There are no reverse auctions and supplier networks in the module yet, but there are local and punchout catalogs, shopping carts, requisitions, approvals collaboration with suppliers via Chatter, creation of requests for quote (RFQ), and supplier performance dashboards. 2013 marked Kenandy’s turn to the global enterprise—and this turn was validated by sales to firms like Del Monte and Yokohama . The vendor claims to have a strong pipeline as it heads towards 2014, Read More

Poor Data Quality Means A Waste of Money


Data quality sounds like a motherhood and apple pie issue, of course we want our data to be right. However, very few enterprises get serious about it. Maybe that's because the cost of data quality is hidden. That cost can be huge.

coupa catalogs  Data Quality Means A Waste of Money What Is Data Quality? When reality and the data in your system do not agree, you have a data quality problem. The system says you have 10,000 cases but you actually have 9,850. A customer''s ship-to address is out of date. You have the same piece of information in two places in two applications or even two systems, but they do not agree. Many things can cause data quality problems. Transactions may have been inaccurately recorded, 1002 units were picked but 1020 were Read More

Commerce One: Everything but Profits


Commerce One is a household name because of its strong growth and its focus on the global marketplace. It now has to decide how to respond to the recent Ariba/i2/IBM partnership and whether the time is coming to begin showing earnings.

coupa catalogs  One: Everything but Profits Commerce One: Everything but Profits D. Geller - May 25, 2000 Vendor Genesis: Commerce One began life in 1994 as DistriVision, originally focused on developing CD-ROM sales catalogs. The company took its first steps toward fame and fortune at age two-and-a-half when it grabbed Mark Hoffman, who had been CEO of Sybase, to be its leader. As new CEO, Hoffman quickly raised more than $7 million in venture funding for the infant company, and brought several former Sybase Read More

SAP Customer Success Story: Industrial Machinery and Components


Universal Instruments Corporation, a leading capital equipment manufacturer, needed a flexible business solution to meet the challenges of globalization, and had to replace its legacy system. It used SAP for Industrial Machinery and Component, which is an integrated scalable solution and was able to enable global processes consistently throughout its geographical locations.

coupa catalogs  Customer Success Story: Industrial Machinery and Components SAP Customer Success Story: Industrial Machinery and Components If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SAP for Industrial Machinery & Components (SAP for IM&C) is a comprehensive set of solutions designed to integrate and streamline your enterprise, increase competitive advantage, and reduce costs. Source : SAP Resources Related to SAP Customer Success Story: Read More

PurchasePro Acquires Stratton Warren


The $34 million digital marketplace provider is hoping to cash in on Stratton Warren's large customer base and domain expertise.

coupa catalogs  Acquires Stratton Warren PurchasePro Acquires Stratton Warren S. McVey - December 4, 2000 Event Summary PurchasePro recently announced it would acquire Stratton Warren, Inc., a provider of inventory management and purchasing solutions for hospitality related industries. Stratton Warren''s customer base is composed of more than 50,000 suppliers that together purchase more than $5 billion each year. Vertical markets represented by the suppliers include government, foodservice, entertainment, Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


SAP customers waiting for MDM to address data synchronization initiatives can be confident that, in the long term, SAP will likely address consolidation of product data for more purposes than a mere compliance to retailers’ mandates.

coupa catalogs  Bolsters NetWeaver''s MDM Capabilities Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations Challenges SAP NetWeaver , has become the main pillar of SAP AG ''s (NYSE: SAP) strategy to remake itself into a platform vendor. With this and mySAP Business Suite , the broadest suite of enterprise applications in the market, SAP will sell possibly everything from application servers via middleware to Web services (envisioned, in SAP''s case, to orchestrate business processes by means of packaged composite applications Read More

AribaLIVE 2012: What Was Jolly Good (and What Could Improve) - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed the positive impressions from my attendance of the AribaLIVE 2012 user event. Still, while it might appear that Ariba is firing on all cylinders, as is typically the case, Ariba is not all things to all people and no company is without issues. Thus this post will discuss some challenges and related rooms for improvement. To date, Ariba has been

coupa catalogs  optimization. Procurement – since Coupa Software and  PROACTIS might present easier deployments in some cases. On the other hand, Coupa and Proactis can be limited on scalability and the ability to handle multi-business unit deployments. Spend analysis –  given that Spend Radar , Zycus , BravoSolution , and Rosslyn Analytics tout more ease in data import handling, implementation, and use. To be fair, Ariba is the only solution that offers market and supplier data enrichment as an integral part of Read More

Case Study: JD Williams


As one of the fastest-growing home shopping retailers in the UK, JD Williams sells products through its 45 Web sites and more than 700 annual catalogs. To better face the challenges of its Internet sales—and to take advantage of opportunities—JD Williams began an end-to-end supply chain initiative, with a merchandise life cycle management solution suite. Learn how it helped the company increase sales in key departments.

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SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part One: Company Background and Product Overview


SouthWare Innovations is one of the first middle-market vendors to create what might be the one of the best examples of true business management system (accounting + exception management + task management), and for that reason alone it should receive serious consideration.

coupa catalogs  Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part One: Company Background and Product Overview Introduction The process of selecting mid-market accounting software usually starts with products that have achieved some name recognition, and that''s fine as long as the search does not end there. SouthWare Innovations ( www.southware.com ) has created in its Excellence Series a worthy competitor serving a number of industries and offering users a surprising array of functionality, either directly as Read More

Are Data Warehouses as Dead as the Dodo? (LiveDashBoard and QlikView)


If you think you have seen everything in the BI space, I’m sorry, but you may be wrong. Traditional BI solutions for large enterprises consider the data warehouse to be the basis of BI solutions. QlikTech and PRELYTIS, two innovative software providers I recently contacted, could be changing this paradigm. What follows are some of the insights and interesting proposals I gleaned from our

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i2’s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced


In March, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire Aspect Development Corporation and a smaller vendor, Supplybase, Inc. Though the record offer price – $8.6 billion in stock – raised some eyebrows, i2 will gain a mountain of potential in return.

coupa catalogs  Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced i2''s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced S. McVey - April 13th, 2000 Event Summary Giving analysts less than a week to prognosticate on its new alliance with IBM and Ariba, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire B2B collaboration software makers Aspect Development Corporation and Supplybase, Inc. i2 agreed to pay a staggering $9.3 billion in stock for Aspect, a sum that eclipsed Computer Associates'' $4 billion bid for Sterling Software announced less than a month Read More

Ariba Successes Highlight Standards Wars


California based Ariba saw its stock rise 20% (by 17.88 points to 107.88) on August 11, with continued rises into the low 120's for the rest of the week.

coupa catalogs  Successes Highlight Standards Wars Event Summary California based Ariba saw its stock rise 20% (by 17.88 points to 107.88) on August 11, with continued rises into the low 120''s for the rest of the week. Ariba (ARBA) is a provider of Internet procurement products and services. The jump followed closely on partnership announcements with vendors in the electronics (NetBuy) and print (Impresse) sectors. It is not necessarily the case that these agreements sparked the price increase, but putting them Read More