Q: EProcurement systems (e.g. Procuri) often require buyer's time in training vendors on interacting with procurement, which is sometimes counter-productive. How do you advise on that?
A: Best Practices recommends training suppliers via webinars in groups. There are usually two types of training:
Ariba has generic web-based trainings (avail on supplier.ariba.com) where we direct suppliers who are first timers for help.