Still not convinced to attend Ariba Live 2012?  Or maybe you are attending, but you're still not sure about what to do at 1:30 pm on Thursday 4/12?  Then let me take another shot at convincing you with another sneak peek into the awesome dynamic discounting panel discussion taking place this year at live!


T.D. Eureste, Directory of Treasury and Finance at ONEOK, will share how they have leveraged Ariba's Rapid Ramp discount deployment services to quickly achieve savings in the firs 3 months of their project, and the lessons they have learned so far in the journey.  Some highlights you will hear about:


  • How ONEOK was able to centralize and automate their eInvoice process and change AP from a cost center into a profit center.
  • Their strategy to reach out to hundreds of suppliers in the first months and how they achieved that
  • How ONEOK utilized Ariba's Services to save hundreds of thousands of dollars even before their eInvoice go-live date!


Trust me, you don't want to miss this panel of practitioners sharing their hard fought wisdom that you can use to achieve similar results.  I'll see you there...




Dynamic Discounting: New Opportunities for No-Risk, High-Yield Cash Returns

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 1:30pm



AP and Treasury leaders are quickly learning that a well-structured discount program can deliver short-term cash returns of 12 percent, 18 percent, and 24 percent or higher, with no risk. Attend this session to learn how to effectively maintain or extend DPO and maximize early payment discounts. Hear how your peers in finance have successfully deployed these strategies to maximize discount capture, optimize payment terms, dynamically capture discount savings, and provide valuable liquidity to key suppliers while maintaining control over their cash flow.


  • Dollar Tree: Tim Bennett, Director of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
  • Mediafly: John Evarts, CFO
  • ONEOK: T.D. Eureste, Dirctor Treasury and Finance
  • Republic Services: Ariba Platform Supervisor