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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.
May 15, 2017
The era of 3D printing and additive manufacturing may be just around the corner, but the industry needs to coalesce for it to grow to scale, according to panel at Rapid + TCT conference.
October 27, 2015
Oracle has added its Manufacturing Cloud and Planning Central Cloud to the SaaS suite for supply chain management. While Oracle touts the move, some analysts are more reserved.
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In this Q&A, new SAP Ariba President Barry Padgett discusses the future of procurement and the experience he will bring to Ariba from his roles with the SAP SMB Group and Concur. Continue Reading
Are you driving toward the next industrial revolution? Industry 4.0 will transform the manufacturing landscape, according to experts. Here's how to get ready. Continue Reading
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In this podcast, our editors discuss SAP's push toward 'procurement with a purpose,' which is the idea that procurement can be a driving force for good in a company. Continue Reading
SAP Ariba's Supplier Risk helps companies assess their suppliers in a number of risk categories, but building a responsible supply chain will take strong change management efforts. Continue Reading
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Sustainability is composed of social, environmental and economic pillars. That's why technologies focused on this market address different needs. Here's a narrow glimpse. Continue Reading
Supply chain management (SCM) is the broad range of activities required to plan, control and execute a product's flow, from acquiring raw materials and production through distribution to the final customer, in the most streamlined and cost-effective... Continue Reading
Autonomous vehicles are on track to change logistics forever. Some believe that might be a good thing for the environment. Continue Reading