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New Brunswick, NJ
September 17, 2013
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
9:00 – 9:45
Welcome, Introductions and On-Premise Update
History: OPUG is three years old – there have been questions on roadmap and where the product is going that we have addressed over the years
What’s on the agenda today?
Ariba LIVE is in 6 months (to the day!)
Question:What was the request process for 9r3 voting? It may have been missed.
9:45 – 10:00
Ariba and SAP – why is it interesting?
10:00 – 11:30
9r2 Point Update
Multiple customers state their sales folks only have iPads now. They like ability to use safari now.
Some items slated for sp31 will be in 9r2 some in sp30. Contact support representatives with specific concerns.
9r2 is delayed by a few months, but will be in as close to Q1 as possible.
9r2 is in the 5th milestone of a 6 milestone release. Following are the activities remaining:
Compatibility Matrix – Reference the table in the slides:
Readiness – Documentation and Communication:
11:45 – 12:15
9r2 Features (Archive and Purge!)
Archive (bundle up the data for export) and Purge (delete it out of the system):
Break for Lunch
12:50 – 1:00
9r2 Features (Supplier Org Hierarchy and Reporting)
Allows for organizations to be linked child to parent (up to 10 levels deep):
1:00 – 1:10
9r2 Features (Conditional Content)
Allows for content to have conditions applied (either simple, or combine simple conditions for complex conditions):
1:10 – 1:15
9r2 Features (Multiple Ship To’s)
Allows for a single PR line item to be blown out into multiple PO’s:
1:15 – 1:30
9r3 Voting Process
Deadline pushed back some due to responses and technical difficulty.
Initial results review – Refer to slides
What can we do better?
1:30 – 2:00
Intro and Definition of conversion:
Benefit Analysis and Solution Assessment Example
On-Premise customers assessing cloud are driving cloud innovation.
2:30 – 4:00
All Spend in Ariba overview: working with you on your journey.
Released 3 this year: ThomasNet, Maximo, GuideWire
Areas of interest:
4:00 – 4:30
Legal – TyMetrix:
Q&A, Other Topics: