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SAP company Ariba offers an eprocurement solution."Ariba Is The Complete Contracting Lifecycle Management Software"Ariba Procurement is the best Software which is currently used in most of the organizations like Accenture, BMS, etc. It is an end to end solution starting from PRF to Contracts and then procurement and PO's. SAP Ariba is a cloud-based tool and also accepted worldwide. It can also be integrated with any existing ERP tool or back-office system as it extends their functionality and allows users to share processes and collaborate with trading partners towards a more competitive business commerce. With Ariba Procurement, users now have a simple, smart, and open way to connect all systems and stakeholders through the powerful global Ariba Network. Being part of this network enables users to reduce costs, mitigate risks, and get products to the market thanks to comprehensive solutions such as the integration of sourcing and product design teams, item cost tracking, contract compliance enhancement, supply availability tracking and assessment, and reduction of excess inventory, among many others.,It supports strategic solutions such as request for information (RFI), request for proposal (RFP), and request for quotation (RFQ) as well as e-auction services. A cloud-based spend management software solution designed to help companies control spending and achieve goals. It helps in selection and ordering, purchase order approval and delivery and billing.,While using the tool, we also have the need for client support or supporting our end users. I personally believe the customer support experience should be better. Should have more features like working on all different browsers like Firefox and IE more efficiently. Reporting functionality should be increased and have easy access. Access to the system after getting approval.,9,Reduce the cost and more effective to business. Time efficient and easy to track all the deals in one system Should enhance more features in the system for compatibility with other browsers like IE and Firefox.,Ariba Procurement reviewed by an SMEAriba Procurement has been used across the whole organization, with a few exceptions of certain countries where we have Joint Ventures.,Ariba Procurement consolidates the Procure to Pay process Ariba Procurement provides great spend visibility Ariba Procurement has good reporting features and is user-friendly enough that end-users can run reports and exports these reports to Excel Ariba Procurement allows vendors to enter their own invoices.,Ariba Procurement could be more user-friendly. Currently, it requires at least 1-hour to train external users to enter their own invoices in the system. Ariba Procurement could improve on the eSourcing module, making it simpler for suppliers to gain access and participate in the events. Ariba Procurement could improve the SAP > Ariba communication. Certain actions done in SAP are not communicated back to Ariba. The Credit Memo process could improve. When credits are created (CM-CWT) they are reflected in Ariba, but SAP does not fund the actual order.,9,Ariba Procurement had a very positive impact on spend visibility and reporting capabilities. Ariba Procurement helps the business stay in compliance because it can track its users' release monetary authority and roles. Ariba Procurement had a positive impact on audit capability, as all supporting documents, contracts, approvals, comments, invoices, etc., can be found within the system.,Deem, Skype for Business, MS SharePointOverview of SAP Ariba BenefitsSAP Ariba is an online solution catered to delivering a cloud-based procurement platform for the needs of both buyers and suppliers. It is touted as one of the world’s leading business commerce networks where businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time, and from any application or device to buy, sell, and manage their cash more efficiently than before.SAP Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world’s largest Internet-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Companies around the world use the software to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver.,Dynamic discounting Strategic sourcing Supply chain collaboration,Too costly Quite slow,7,SAP Ariba has the same flexible pricing scheme typical for SAP products, meaning that each client receives a separate SMB/enterprise pricing plan tailored to his needs. Contact the company for more details, and ask for your quote.What you should know about Ariba SoftwareAriba software is used by the recruitment department in my organization for recruiting new personnel for various positions as the need arises. Ariba is used in identifying suppliers who are market leaders in quality, service, and cost to ensure market transparency. My company uses the software to receives bids on our clients' products. This bids have a deadline. We are to then gather all necessary documentations and take note of the commercial costing site where we run our pricing once completed the bids will be returned back via the same platform. We also communicate with client while using this tool.,Cost Reduction: Definitely this goes well as you are able to get different suppliers with different pricing and you can now select what pricing best suits your present needs. Supplier management: Different suppliers can be easily manage from one tool. Suppliers enjoy visibility of the recruitment bidding process. One can also save the time to respond to online emails by using the platform to communicate with clients.,The system we use is not user friendly, you need a detailed tutorial to understand the processes better. Once the network is not so great, it can take a while trying to upload a document to the cloud. User interface,7,It's helped in reducing supply chain operational costs. Positive: It's cut down on unintended cash flows having a better and formalized payment terms. Positive: It controls unnecessary spending and improve transparency. Now suppliers who cannot meet up with demands are easily disqualified from the process. Also helping to stick with just your preferred specs.,Egnyte, Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce.com
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Prabhjyot Singh profile photo
March 26, 2018

Ariba Procurement Review: ""Ariba Is The Complete Contracting Lifecycle Management Software""

Score 9 out of 10
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Ariba Procurement is the best Software which is currently used in most of the organizations like Accenture, BMS, etc. It is an end to end solution starting from PRF to Contracts and then procurement and PO's. SAP Ariba is a cloud-based tool and also accepted worldwide. It can also be integrated with any existing ERP tool or back-office system as it extends their functionality and allows users to share processes and collaborate with trading partners towards a more competitive business commerce. With Ariba Procurement, users now have a simple, smart, and open way to connect all systems and stakeholders through the powerful global Ariba Network. Being part of this network enables users to reduce costs, mitigate risks, and get products to the market thanks to comprehensive solutions such as the integration of sourcing and product design teams, item cost tracking, contract compliance enhancement, supply availability tracking and assessment, and reduction of excess inventory, among many others.
  • It supports strategic solutions such as request for information (RFI), request for proposal (RFP), and request for quotation (RFQ) as well as e-auction services.
  • A cloud-based spend management software solution designed to help companies control spending and achieve goals.
  • It helps in selection and ordering, purchase order approval and delivery and billing.
  • While using the tool, we also have the need for client support or supporting our end users. I personally believe the customer support experience should be better.
  • Should have more features like working on all different browsers like Firefox and IE more efficiently.
  • Reporting functionality should be increased and have easy access.
  • Access to the system after getting approval.
Ariba Procurement is an end to end product cloud-based product. With this tool, we can collaborate and share internally, collaborate and share with suppliers on a single platform, track events and get alerts – this feature is useful for risk management. On the other hand, there is no hesitation to recommend this product.
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May 01, 2018

"Ariba Procurement reviewed by an SME"

Score 9 out of 10
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Ariba Procurement has been used across the whole organization, with a few exceptions of certain countries where we have Joint Ventures.
  • Ariba Procurement consolidates the Procure to Pay process
  • Ariba Procurement provides great spend visibility
  • Ariba Procurement has good reporting features and is user-friendly enough that end-users can run reports and exports these reports to Excel
  • Ariba Procurement allows vendors to enter their own invoices.
  • Ariba Procurement could be more user-friendly. Currently, it requires at least 1-hour to train external users to enter their own invoices in the system.
  • Ariba Procurement could improve on the eSourcing module, making it simpler for suppliers to gain access and participate in the events.
  • Ariba Procurement could improve the SAP > Ariba communication. Certain actions done in SAP are not communicated back to Ariba.
  • The Credit Memo process could improve. When credits are created (CM-CWT) they are reflected in Ariba, but SAP does not fund the actual order.

Ariba is well suited for all indirect types of spending.

For direct spend, however, such as logistics, Ariba Procurement does not offer enough of the required fields. It seems that Ariba Procurement cannot offer solutions to match the complexities of the direct spend or the solutions offered require customization, which can be costly. The SAP support is very costly.

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December 20, 2017

Ariba Procurement Review: "Overview of SAP Ariba Benefits"

Score 7 out of 10
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SAP Ariba is an online solution catered to delivering a cloud-based procurement platform for the needs of both buyers and suppliers. It is touted as one of the world’s leading business commerce networks where businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time, and from any application or device to buy, sell, and manage their cash more efficiently than before.

SAP Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world’s largest Internet-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Companies around the world use the software to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver.

  • Dynamic discounting
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Supply chain collaboration
  • Too costly
  • Quite slow
SAP Ariba offers to give management solutions and expertise that reveals everything about a company’s spending habits and uses that knowledge to help users negotiate better deals. Users are also connected to a diverse network of high-quality suppliers who can lower costs for goods and services while minimizing risks while ensuring compliance. There is also the financial chain management which utilizes new capabilities, intelligence, and global reach to transform liabilities into strategic assets.
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January 31, 2018

Ariba Procurement Review: "What you should know about Ariba Software"

Score 7 out of 10
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Ariba software is used by the recruitment department in my organization for recruiting new personnel for various positions as the need arises. Ariba is used in identifying suppliers who are market leaders in quality, service, and cost to ensure market transparency. My company uses the software to receives bids on our clients' products. This bids have a deadline. We are to then gather all necessary documentations and take note of the commercial costing site where we run our pricing once completed the bids will be returned back via the same platform. We also communicate with client while using this tool.
  • Cost Reduction: Definitely this goes well as you are able to get different suppliers with different pricing and you can now select what pricing best suits your present needs.
  • Supplier management: Different suppliers can be easily manage from one tool.
  • Suppliers enjoy visibility of the recruitment bidding process. One can also save the time to respond to online emails by using the platform to communicate with clients.
  • The system we use is not user friendly, you need a detailed tutorial to understand the processes better.
  • Once the network is not so great, it can take a while trying to upload a document to the cloud.
  • User interface
Well suited for meeting deadlines, if you chose to participate. Suitable for negotiating better pricing using by comparing average pricing from suppliers for a particular product. It also ensures supplier compliance to company preferred terms reconciling PO, invoice, PO, receipt & contract. It also reduces supply chain operation costs. Rather than spend resources in putting together the suppliers' needs everything can be controlled online.
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SAP company Ariba offers an eprocurement solution.
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