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4 Takeaways from ProcureCon Indirect West

ProcureCon Indirect West is a peer-led procurement conference for procurement professionals to network, learn and brainstorm with others in their field. It's also a showcase for new procurement technology. Here…

End of Support for SAP ITK: FAQ

As of December 31, 2023, SAP will no longer support SAP Ariba's Integration Toolkit. What your organization will need to do to replace it depends upon what technologies you're using…

Post-Deployment Support Framework Update for SAP Ariba Customers

On November 14, 2022, a significant change to the post deployment support framework at SAP Ariba was put into place. Field configurations have been removed from the traditional product support…

Ariba 2022 Q4 Release: Best Downstream Features

This feature update includes 89 new features. On the downstream side, the biggest takeaway for us is in the number of updates and improvements to buying and invoicing and the…

Ariba 2022 Q4 Release: Best Upstream Features

This feature update, the final release of 2022, includes 89 new features. The biggest takeaway for us is in the number of updates and improvements to supplier management in general,…

Understanding Supplier Risk Management

Weaknesses in the supply chain that were brought to the forefront by the pandemic should have made it clear that understanding supplier risk management and why its implementation is crucial…

SAP Spend Connect Live: Top 5 Takeaways

CCP Global had a large team at SAP Spend Connect Live and we can’t express how great it was to meet up in person once again after a 3-year hiatus…

SAP S/4HANA and Change Management: the Keys to Success

If you’re reading this you’re probably in the process of planning your SAP S/4HANA migration and want your project to be as seamless and as successful as possible. To accomplish…

Right Size Your S/4HANA Migration: A Low-Stress Approach

If you have an SAP Ariba system of any kind, you know that the S/4HANA migration deadline is fast approaching. There’s so much buzz around this required upgrade that it’s…

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…