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Daniela Howell

Daniela Howell is a Principal Managing Consultant at CCP Global, Inc., a top provider of SAP Ariba consulting services. She has broad experience as a consulting professional with a demonstrated history of working with business process and technology implementations in a variety of industries. With over 20 years of SAP and Supply Chain experience, she brings diverse solutions to CCP's clients.

Ariba Change Management
January 26, 2022

Change Management for SAP Ariba Success: Transformation

The buzzword “transformation” is everywhere. Procurement Transformation. Supply Chain Transformation. Finance Transformation. P2P Transformation. That’s because implementing an automated procurement system like SAP Ariba is a big change. As we discussed in the previous articles in this series there are four main pillars to leading a team to embrace the changes that SAP Ariba represents They are Leadership Advocacy, Communication, Alignment of Roles and Processes, and Training. Properly implementing these strategies can make that big change a true transformation.
Ariba Change Management
January 4, 2022

Change Management for SAP Ariba Success: Alignment of Roles and Processes

Switching from a manual procurement process or more antiquated system to SAP Ariba involves big, long-term changes. Because Ariba automates procurement, meaning you need fewer workers performing manual tasks, one of those changes often involves staff reductions or reassignments. That means tough decisions must be made. In this article we focus on how to plan for those staff reassignments and possible reductions in a way that’s fair, effective, and targeted, with as little disruption as possible.
Ariba Managed Support (AMS)
November 4, 2021

Ariba Network for Suppliers: FAQ

Are you a supplier that has recently been asked by your customer to start transacting business through the Ariba Network? If so, you’re not alone. In the past month or so CCP Global has received several emails from suppliers who have been asked to integrate on the Ariba Network and have no idea where to start. Some aren’t even sure what the Ariba Network is or why supplier integration is important. Here is what you need to know.
Ariba Managed Support (AMS)
August 23, 2021

SAP Ariba Managed Support: 3 Ways it can Fail

Anyone who has every called customer support for their phone or cable company knows how frustrating it is for your support to be outsourced. At CCP Global we have a lot of AMS clients that have come to us after their original AMS partner didn’t work out. This is after they’d already put a lot of time and money into that support system, with less than positive results. Here are three tales from the trenches.

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