Thank you to those of you who attended this Webinar.  Below are a few of the questions from the sessions with their corresponding answers.  The full list of questions and answers from the session is attached to this post.  Please feel free to use Ariba Exchange to respond to this post and interact with your peers.  We look forward to speaking with you again in a future session!

 

Question: Can I get a copy of the previous slide that show the breakdown of time in a sourcing event?

Answer:   The slides have been attached to the Exchange posting.

 

Question: Does the supplier know who they are responding to?

Answer:  The buyer has the option of creating a posting anonymously or using their company name. It depends on how the buyer sets up their posting.

 

Question: If we are sourcing a new item is there a way to locate new suppliers on Discovery and then add them as a participant for the event?

Answer:  Yes, when creating a posting from within a sourcing project, you will have the ability to directly import those suppliers into your supplier database and then add them into the exact event of your choice.

 

Question: Do you get an email noticification if a seller responds or has a question or do you have to get into Discovery to see activity?

Answer:  Yes, You get an email for each response and question, however you would need to log into Discovery to answer the question or view the entire response.