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SAP Ariba Best Practices: Are They Best for You?

When one of our CCP Global consultants arrives on “Day One” to assess a new client's  current SAP Ariba environment, they often hear this, “We don’t want a deep dive…

Change Management for SAP Ariba Success: Training

People tend to push back on training: it's boring, it's time-consuming, it takes them away from their "real" jobs. But proper training is a crucial component in both the initial…

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, one of those changes often involves staff reassignments. In…

Change Management for SAP Ariba Success: Communication

In part one of our change management blog series, we discussed the importance of Leadership Advocacy. Buy in from the top of the food chain from the very beginning is…

Change Management for SAP Ariba Success: Leadership Advocacy

Leadership advocacy is a huge part of the short- and long-term success of any SAP Ariba implementation. However, many companies overlook this important first step and it can adversely affect…

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…

The Importance of Change Management in Successful SAP Ariba Deployments

Too many companies don’t even think about change management before starting a big, transformational project. At CCP Global we find that to be the number one cause of a failed…

Creating A Procurement Roadmap

A procurement roadmap is a way to map out the journey to reach your final destination of procurement transformation. It bridges the gap between strategy and operational execution. This is…

Ariba Spend Analysis Success: 5 Tips

The SAP Ariba Spend Management Tool is a complex system that requires a lot of buy-in from across the organization. But it is worth the effort. If your company's solution…

SAP Ariba Managed Support: 3 Ways it can Fail

Anyone who has ever 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…

SAP Ariba Spend Management: Best Practices

Preparation for implementation, as well as care taken to plan for change management, leadership expectations, and robust training are key to the successful use of SAP Ariba Spend Analysis. Ultimately,…

SAP Ariba Spend Management: the Basics

Spend management is a critical component in today’s streamlined supply chain activities. However, to start, you need to organize the mountains of information generated by your company. Once it is…