Briefing Notes – SAP Ariba Invests in Incremental Innovation to Build Value
SAP Ariba is investing heavily in innovative adaptations and applications of technology from within its own portfolio, from its SAP parent, and from partners, in order to transform and expand its own mission and influence, as well as the mission and influence of its user base, from a traditional focus on improving tactical procurement toward being an enabler of more strategic sourcing and supply chain collaboration.
Key Takeaways:  SAP Ariba’s vision and progression make sense. We continue to have some concerns about the company possibly out-pacing its very traditional core customer base. These are assuaged by the incremental approach focused on increasing customer business value.
Over the course of the past several months we have had not only briefings with SAP Ariba, but also participated in the company’s recent 3200-attendee SAP Ariba Live customer and partner event. Analyst-specific sessions, 1-on-1 meetings with company executives, and discussions with partners and customers during and...
 
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  • Briefing Notes – SAP Ariba Invests in Incremental Innovation to Build Value
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