Below is a link where you can review a recent webinar presented by Ariba's CMO and the Best Practice Center entitled Contracts Reporting Overview.  The Webinar description is as follows:


This session is designed to show you how to create and run some of the common reports that are useful once you have a Contract Management system in place. In this session we will talk about some of the common metrics that people measure with their contracts, and how to use the system to report on these metrics. You will get the most out of this session if you attend the sessions for “Creating a Contract Workspace” and “Managing a Contract Workspace” prior to attending this Webinar. Topics in this session will include:
     - Common Reporting Requirements in Contracts
     - Running Reports in Ariba
          o Prepackaged Reports
          o Analytical Reports
          o Saving Reports and Adding them to your Dashboard
          o Emailing and Scheduling Reports