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April 10, 2019
RapidRatings' financial analysis data can now be integrated directly into SAP Ariba, providing customers with financial health information from one source.
April 03, 2019
At SAP Ariba Live, the company announced SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass will no longer operate as separate entities. Instead, they'll be integrated to support intelligent spend management.
March 12, 2018
SAP Ariba Live 2018 focused on the idea that businesses can use procurement technology to do good in the world; for example, by using supply chains to expose forced child labor.
November 13, 2017
At the CPO Rising Summit, procurement experts discussed how procurement and supply chain will involve technologies like blockchain and AI, but some are skeptical this will happen soon.
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