Definition of Purchase to Pay

21 Nov 2010 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay, The Rest

Very few definitions are definitive – if you know what I mean. Purchase to Pay, (if you prefer, Procure to Pay or P2P – they’re synonymous), is one of those. The “official” definition of Purchase to Pay according to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and…

Ariba Sale Completed

21 Nov 2010 Posted by Pete Loughlin in News

Kevin Costello, President, Ariba, comments on the completion of the sale of their sourcing and BPO businesses to Accenture: “The divestment of our sourcing services and BPO services assets is a very positive step in the evolution of Ariba that puts us one step closer…

Ariba Moves in on Miners’ Marketplace

20 Nov 2010 Posted by Pete Loughlin in The Rest

Nov 19, 2010 (Datamonitor Financial Deals Tracker via COMTEX) — Ariba, Inc., a US-based provider of collaborative business commerce solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quadrem International, Ltd., a Netherlands-based provider of supply networks and on-demand supply management solutions, for a consideration of…