Ariba Knowledge Nuggets:  Technology alone is not a silver bullet!

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    Companies of all sizes across industries need to drive maximum value from their business commerce initiatives. But commerce is hard. And technology alone won’t make it easier.  Successful commerce is driven by a combination of technology, capabilities, and community. So how can you ensure success as you plan, deploy, and adopt a business commerce program to deliver world-class results to your organization?


    In this week’s Ariba Knowledge Nugget, I will share some key factors for driving adoption.  Ariba has found that most successful organizations share a few things in common:


    1.      A comprehensive approach to business commerce that incorporates technology, community, and capabilities

    2.      A structured approach based on industry best practices

    3.      A solid business case and ROI model that incorporates milestones and tracking devices