The Collaboration Imperative: Extending Back Office Systems to Automate All Spend Your ERP and back office systems have effectively boosted enterprise productivity. Now get ready for the next wave of productivity breakthroughs from better collaboration with suppliers and other business partners. Hear industry experts and your peers discuss how you can leverage the Ariba Commerce Cloud to extend your core business systems to lower invoice processing costs, improve compliance, and optimize working capital. This session will also explain how you can automate 100 percent of your suppliers across all spend categories: direct, strategic, indirect, Maintenance Repair & Operations (MRO), simple and complex services, and infrequent goods and services.
enterprises see the benefits that the combination of cloud computing, enterprise apps, mobile and community can bring to their business…CFO Magazine study of global finance executives: View using Networked technologies to better discover, connect, and collaborate with their customers, suppliers, banks, and other trading partners as a top priority for agility and growth.CIO Magazine study found IT executives prioritizing investments to improve external collaboration.Research from Harvard Business Review points to inter-enterprise collaboration as THE key competitive competence going forward.McKinsey’s study on the impact of the Networked Enterprise found Networked Businesses outpace their less Networked peers in nearly every category of business performance…by a wide margin.Sources: CIO: "Increasing the Value of ERP with Cloud-Based Business Commerce Solutions," July 11, 2011CFO Research Services: "The New Deals: Why Companies Are Deepening their Alliances with Customers, Suppliers and Bankers in a Post-Recession Economy, ” April 2011.
Ariba has been building this Networked platform for buyers and sellers for over a decade[click] – First we built the Ariba Network to enable customers to discover, connect and collaborate with their suppliers predominately in North America and in Europe[click] – Second Ariba acquired Quadrem to extend our value throughout Latin America, Africa, Australasia, and the Middle East[click] – Third Ariba acquired b-process to provide a complete Invoice Management solution not just for Buyers but also Outbound Invoicing for Suppliers. B-process really strengthens Ariba’s VAT/tax compliance expertise in France and across Europe[Next] – our vision is to provide seamless access to the best of these solutions and services for all Ariba customers across the globe
By combining Networks from Ariba, Quadrem, and b-process Our customers and prospects get immediate benefit from an increased community of buyers and sellers.
The new Ariba Network, which combines Ariba + Quadrem + b-process is greater than 3:Our combined Networks create a business commerce community of nearly 1 million trading partners, exchanging over 60 million invoices, am transacting over $300 billion in spend annuallyOur customers and prospects get immediate benefit from an increased community of buyers and sellers. This means improved supplier matching and onboarding success increased value from global Ariba expertise with offices in 40 countries over 200 professionals dedicated to supplier onboarding and success Support services in 40 countries speaking in 18 different languages – (example xxxx in Europe, NA, Brazil, etc.) Ariba customers also benefit from the expanded value of the best solutions Last year we introduced Quadrem solutions to you. Let me introduce some of the cool solutions and services available with b-process…
The Collaboration Imperative - Extending Back-office Systems to Automate All Spend
The Rise of the Networked Enterprise “Increasingly companies are embracing collaboration as part of their strategy to grow.” 77% increased access to 63% increased 55% knowledge marketing better effectiveness 41% information sharing 43% improved greater collaboration market across silos 24% share increased revenue 8% higher margins “ Networked enterprises are 50% more likely to have increased sales, higher profit margins, gain market share, and be a market leader. ” Source: McKinsey & Company, “The rise of the networked enterprise, Web 2.0 finds it’s payday.” Survey of 4,394 executives. December 20102 Ariba, Inc. 2012 All rights reserved.