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Likelihood to Recommend

SAP Ariba Procurement

Although SAP Ariba supplier platform has its faults, the overall process and management of the documents and notifications on the platform make it an absolute essential tool to a supplier. Added to that the Discovery option where suppliers have the ability to build their revenue by responding to RFPs that are published matching their organisations capabilities seems like a winner. Tapping into a vast network can only bring good things to any supplier.
Gary George | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

I think Fieldglass is perfect for situations in which payments are contracted out, or paid on a project-completion basis. As in our situation, its perfect to organize extra external projects that are ongoing. Dates and timelines for approval and payment are easily seen, calculated, and approved.

It would not be ideal for a regular payroll scenario as most employees would feel burdened by reporting their time on a regular basis. It would also put a unnecessary task of individual approval processing on the payer.
Kyle Moninger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

SAP Ariba Procurement

  • Customer Service. We have an incredible team that look after us.
  • Listening. The team are receptive to ideas of how to improve the network and these ideas are often implemented.
  • Standards. Providing a uniform set of rules enables us to onboard and engage quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

  • Fieldglass does a good job of displaying the jobs that are open, and allows for vendors to quickly determine the status of the jobs, the location, posting dates, and how many candidates you have submitted for each one.
  • Fieldglass does allow some filtering and search capabilities. When you get to a large number of jobs on which you are working, that is invaluable in keeping organized. Many other VMSs do not do a good job of this.
  • The submittal process, of attaching a candidate to a specific job, is fairly short and straightforward. That's important because it saves time. Many VMSs take forever to get a candidate through, and are not intuitive at all. Fieldglass is better than most in that regard.
Elias Cobb | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SAP Ariba Procurement

  • Ariba Connect Support - with the exception of the few, the general responses from a Support Request has the engineer repeat the issue at hand with the first response, request for additional examples on the second, then attempt to close the ticket with the third, citing that the system behaviour is OOTB or 'as designed'. No real investigation is undertaken until there has been multiple responses, or the SR has been escalated to an specialist engineer.
  • Ariba should have better functionality for a supplier to route PO's to specific branches (different email addresses) within their organisation without the need for a full integration or through the use of email routing rules.
  • Provide a more thorough process when a supplier upgrades from a Standard to Enterprise account. Currently suppliers are misled into upgrading to an enterprise account without any formal confirmation from Ariba to ensure that the supplier understands why, or even that they upgrading. This, coupled with the only option to pay outstanding invoices to downgrade, discredits Ariba and the Buyers reputation in the marketplace, and introduces significant P2P implications if re-enabling the supplier through a new account is undertaken as a work round.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

  • Performance speed requires improvement.
  • Dashboard setting can be made effective.
  • Collaboration ability is low.
Grace Shannon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

SAP Ariba Procurement

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SAP Fieldglass

SAP Fieldglass 7.0
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Again, Fieldglass is a strong contender but Fieldglass can be difficult at times to work with and not as supportive as I'd like. As so, I'd be willing to try Beeline or other top competitors
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

SAP Ariba Procurement

SAP Ariba Procurement 8.7
Based on 17 answers
  1. We found that SAP Ariba Procurement User Interface is intuitive in nature. For administrators and superuser, the managed area gives access to more contextual information.
  2. End users also have an option to use Guided Buying whose user experience is like end-user applications.
  3. The product also has a rich set of notifications for workflows.
  4. Mobile App further improves the usability of the overall platform from supplier and buyer perspectives.
  5. For handling strategic documents such as contracts, electronic signatures can be done with one click sing DocuSign or Adobe eSign from Ariba screens.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

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Support Rating

SAP Ariba Procurement

SAP Ariba Procurement 8.0
Based on 24 answers
Customer support has always been top notch. From small configuration changes to overall process changes, support has the teammates in place with excellent knowledge and is able to provide solutions based on business challenges quickly. Their customer support through their Account teams continues to be hands on and very responsive to needs in a timely fashion.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

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Alternatives Considered

SAP Ariba Procurement

I will recommend ARIBA however some good points related with ContractWorks (which I do not have such a big experience with)
  • it has powerful automation features that reduce the administrative load of users.
  • its entire storage system is searchable so users can find the data they need with ease.
  • administrators can set unique access permissions for each user.
Małgorzata Nitecka-Kubicka | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

Like I said in a previous question, we did not use a previous system before Fieldglass VMS. Our process was simply emailing a master Excel spreadsheet with a list of projects, contractors, approvers, and payments. While this worked on a small scale, our external partners and contracted jobs grew and this process became cumbersome. We saw the need to streamline our payment process and Fieldglass offered us the solution.
Kyle Moninger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

SAP Ariba Procurement

  • SAP Ariba has allowed that our Procurement Service Center performs much better with a reasonable headcount having 1 system able to support all our Policy requirements and it is easy to use.
  • We are able to have 1 system covering 80% of our Global Indirect Spend - 1 system for global approvers for all countries, 1 way of working - consolidated.
  • It provides ability to identify opportunities for value added initiatives that save time and money for the company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Fieldglass

  • Easy to use. the more recent updates to system have increased overall productivity.
  • Bill rate feature has allowed our group to be more conscous of increasing margins
  • Systems allow us to see view some of our competitions activity.
Sean Pennel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

SAP Ariba Procurement

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

SAP Fieldglass

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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