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Digitally transform your procurement operations

From consultation through implementation of SAP Ariba solutions and IBM Watson®, we are your digital transformation partners who will help reinvent your procurement operations, decision making and contract management processes.

IBM helps clients emerge stronger in procurement with the established platform of SAP Ariba and IBM’s own innovative solutions in the areas of AI, blockchain and RPA. Learn how to implement SAP Ariba solutions quickly and economically with our IMPACT for SAP Ariba accelerator and increase functionality with our Cognitive Procurement Platform.

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Improve source-to-pay

Our procurement solutions are integrated with IBM Watson, including robotic process automation for source-to-pay activities to handle purchase orders, send invoices, and receive payments.

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Supplier management

The SAP Ariba Network provides a single point of integration to thousands of suppliers for more effective and efficient supplier management.

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Intelligent procurement

Deep procurement expertise from IBM Services® includes extensive category and sourcing intelligence across all industries.

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ABB modernizes procurement with help from IBM and SAP® Ariba® Solutions The global technology company’s new SmartBuy program provides employees with an enhanced self-service method to purchase indirect materials and services, guiding users to preferred suppliers, processes and policies. Read the full story

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Reimagine your procurement operations from source to pay with data and emerging technologies to empower your teams.

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