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How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions
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How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions

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Join this session and hear how Ariba customers have improved their use of Ariba solutions, either during the original deployment or from post go-live work. The discussion will span the entire spend …

Join this session and hear how Ariba customers have improved their use of Ariba solutions, either during the original deployment or from post go-live work. The discussion will span the entire spend management process from source to settle, with a focus on the business/functional side. A variety of topics will be discussed, including: category enablement, increasing customer adoption, training, change management, and lessons learned.

This session is perfect for anyone who wants to increase user adoption and obtain more benefits and savings from their current Ariba solutions.

Learn more about Ariba LIVE at http://spr.ly/LIVE2014LV-d

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    • 1. #AribaLIVE How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions March 18, 2014 © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved. @ariba
    • 2. How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions • Caesars Entertainment • John Williams jwilliams2@lvrio.harrahs.com • Procurement System Manager © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.2
    • 3. How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions • Caesars Entertainment Operates 50+ Hotel Casino locations across the United States Employees over 70,000 people Addressable Spend is in excess of $2 Billion © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.3
    • 4. Ariba Solutions Deployed • Leveraged Ariba Consulting Services to deploy or enhance the deployments of the following Ariba solutions: Ariba Supplier Information Manager – Maintains supplier most current information (e.g. W9, COI, Diversity, etc.) Ariba Sourcing Module – Strategic Sourcing is require to source specific commodities Ariba Contracts Module – Contracts are create or loaded and maintained within this module Ariba Procure-to-Pay – Captures all spend that is not food or inventoried © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.4
    • 5. Key Accomplishments/Lessons Learned • Accomplishments Tripled volume of spend into the Ariba tools Develop Procurement Policy and defined Processes Change Management has started to take hold. Users are asking to expand the rollout at a faster pace. • Lessons Learned Procurement Policy and clearly defined processes are a must to effectively implement in an organization of this size and complexity © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.5
    • 6. How to Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions • Continue to capture spend in the Ariba tools • Build compliance reports to drive adoption of the applications across the company • Identify specialty areas that have specific requirement to use Ariba (e.g. Printed Materials, Uniforms, Professional Services, Design & Construction, etc.) • Drive suppliers to use the Supplier Information Manager application to provide Caesars with their Diversity information © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.6
    • 7. John Wiley & Sons Lakshmi Narayanan, Global Lead – Source to Contracts lanarayana@wiley.com Lakshmi has over 12 Years’ Experience in the areas of Strategic Sourcing, S2C & P2P design, implementation & execution across major markets. He has also worked across various categories including Facilities, Marketing, IT (Services & Hardware), Telecom, Travel & Professional Services (HR, Consulting & Others) on major sourcing initiatives. His Previous Stints include working with Johnson & Johnson Asia Pacific, Dell International Services and others. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Sales & Marketing and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics. © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.7
    • 8. About Wiley • Established in New York, N.Y. in 1807 • Three Major Businesses Global Research Professional Development Global Education • Publisher/provider of books, journals and content-enabled services • 5,200 employees, $1.8 billion revenue (FY2013), 50% generated outside U.S. • Global HQ: Hoboken, NJ with Operations across all major markets © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.8
    • 9. Ariba Solutions Deployed • Source to Contracts • Supplier Information and Performance Management © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.9
    • 10. Key Accomplishments/Lessons Learned © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.10 140,000,000+ 60% of Wiley’s Spend 20,000,000+ $55,000(Approx) Saved Everyday Half a Mn Every Working day
    • 11. Challenges Faced and Solution Proposed • Absent Processes • No Online Tool/Platforms • No Enterprise-wide View © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.11 • Trace and Track Spend • Create and Sell Strategy to stakeholders • Proof of Concept, “Baby Steps” • More Practice, Less Preaching Current Solution “Learn to do common things, uncommonly well” – George W. Carver
    • 12. Key Accomplishments/Lessons Learned De Complicate – Simplicity Works!!!! Sell Benefits NOT Functionality Demonstrate Proof of Concept Engage Business All the Time – Sell the Purpose!!!! © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.12
    • 13. #AribaLIVE How Can You Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions Gary Slavin, VP – eProcurement Systems & Operations, AIG Gary.Slavin@aig.com March 18, 2014 © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved. @ariba
    • 14. How Can You Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions • AIG • Gary Slavin • VP – eProcurement Systems & Operations © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.14
    • 15. How Can You Improve Your Use of Ariba Solutions • AIG Leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 130 countries 90+ years in operation 98% of Fortune 500 companies served Serves commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.15
    • 16. Ariba Solutions Deployed • Ariba On Demand Suite including: Spend Visibility Sourcing Contracts P2P • PO integrated with SAP © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.16
    • 17. Key Accomplishments • Migrated from 9r1 to OnDemand • Suite integration for upstream/downstream • Implemented two realms: SAP (US + UK) – P2O Non SAP (ROW) – P2P • EMEA rollout (UK, Spain, Italy, Germany, SA + France, Greece 2014) • Seamless integration of SAP for receiving / invoicing using SAP Ariba Network connector © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.17
    • 18. Lessons Learned • Executive sponsorship & mandate essential • Non-compliance reporting • Change management critical – dedicated team • Get suppliers involved early – content enablement • Third-party implementation and operations partnerships – clearly defined R&R and fully integrated teams © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.18
    • 19. Please Complete Session Survey Locate Session 19 Click Surveys Button Select Breakout Survey Rate Session Thank you for joining us © 2014 Ariba – an SAP company. All rights reserved.

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