Ariba Quarterly Updates

Ariba releases four primary updates per year that are meant to improve the user experience. These quarterly releases happen in February (Q1), May (Q2), August (Q3) and November (Q4). Within those four releases are dozens, sometimes as many as a hundred or more, feature updates. They also fall into three possible categories: Automatically On; Customer Configured; and Contact SAP Ariba Support to Enable. Here’s a roundup of the best features for each update.

SAP Ariba 2022 Q4 Release: Best Downstream Features

The SAP Ariba 2022 Q4 Release on 11-11-22 included 89 new features. One of the top picks is also a top pick in our Best Upstream Features of the Q4…

SAP Ariba 2022 Q4 Release: Best Upstream Features

The SAP Ariba 2022 Q4 Release on 11-11-22 included 89 new features. One of the top picks is also a top pick in our Best Upstream Features of the Q4…

SAP Ariba 2022 Q3 Release: Supply Chain Collaboration updates

SAP Ariba's Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) solution is one of the best options to improve flow, increase visibility, and react quickly to issues that may disrupt your supply chain. And…

SAP Ariba 2022 Q3 Release: Mandatory Updates

We’ve already hit the highlights of SAP Ariba’s 2022 Q3 release, on both the upstream and the downstream side. However, within that release there are two updates that become mandatory…

SAP Ariba 2022 Q3 Release: Best Downstream Features

The focus on this particular release seems to be communication and efficiency. Many of the updates allow buyers and suppliers to be able to track their own orders, confirmations or…

SAP Ariba 2022 Q3 Release: Best Upstream Features

The big news for this release is the increased focus on improving the Guided Sourcing to have more of the functions and features associated with standard sourcing. There are also…

Required SAP Ariba Updates with Expiring Support

There are a couple of crucial modules that SAP Ariba is upgrading to more cloud-based functionality. They are CI9 and Supplier Network Collaboration (SNC). Here's what you need to know…

Mandatory Upgrades in SAP Ariba’s 2022 Q2 Update

We’ve already hit the highlights of SAP Ariba’s 2022 Q2 release, on both the upstream and the downstream side. However, within that release there are two updates that every user…

SAP Ariba’s 2022 Q2 Release: Most Useful Downstream Features

There's a lot to love in the downstream updates of SAP Ariba's 2022 Q2 release: improvements to the mobile app, more convenience features in buying & Invoicing, and enhanced accessibility…

SAP Ariba’s 2022 Q2 Release: Most Useful Upstream Features

The big news for SAP Ariba's 2022 Q2 release is the increased focus on improving the Guided Sourcing to have more of the functions and features associated with standard sourcing.…

10 Most Useful Features of Ariba’s 2022 Q1 Release

The February 2022 SAP Ariba Release included 93 new features. These are 10 that our consultants think will be the most useful to most users. They include updates for both…

Ariba Quarterly Releases: FAQ

Ariba releases four primary updates per year that are meant to improve the user experience. These quarterly releases happen in February (Q1), May (Q2), August (Q3) and November (Q4). Within…