Ariba Launches European Leg of SupplyWatch Roadshow
Ariba Technologies Netherlands
Inkoop, Procurement, Category Management
Company to share market knowledge, category expertise and strategies for driving savings during five-city tour
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 15, 2007 – Technology and process automation can drive quick savings. But to achieve measurable, sustainable results, companies need more. On June 12, Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARBA), the leading spend management solutions provider, will launch the European leg of its Ariba SupplyWatch Roadshow. A global series of events, the SupplyWatch Roadshow is designed to provide procurement executives and professionals with access to market knowledge, commodity expertise and category-specific strategies they can leverage to enhance their sourcing programs and accelerate the results they deliver. The five-city tour will begin in Amsterdam and continue with events in Stockholm, Paris, London and Munich.
“Companies across Europe are embracing spend management as a strategic business imperative. And they are realizing that in order to achieve their goals, they must look beyond software,” said Mike Arenth, General Manager, EMEA, Ariba. “In order to identify sourcing opportunities and convert them into real savings, companies need to translate raw sourcing data into real information through deep category expertise, market insights and industry best-practices. Through its SupplyWatch Roadshow, Ariba provides companies with information and tools they can use to maximize their sourcing efforts and structure programs that deliver bottom-line results.”
Led by category specialists and spend management professionals from Ariba’s global team, SupplyWatch Roadshow events feature in-depth discussions of global market dynamics and category trends as well as best practices that can be readily applied across organizations of all types and sizes.
For more information about Ariba’s SupplyWatch Roadshow series, or to register for events, please visit: http://www.ariba.com/company/supplywatch2007.cfm
About Ariba, Inc.
Ariba, Inc. is the leading provider of spend management solutions to help companies realize rapid and sustainable bottom line results. Successful companies around the world in every industry use Ariba Spend Management™ software and services. Ariba can be contacted in the U.S. at 1.650.390.1000 or at www.ariba.com.