Plenty of companies have taken to the sidelines and are watching as innovative organizations embrace networks as a new model for business. Where can they go to get in the game? Ariba LIVE 2014. Hosted by Ariba, an SAP Company, Ariba LIVE 2014 is the premier business commerce event of the year, designed to help companies harness the insights and intelligence of entire communities and transform their businesses in ways never thought possible. It all gets started March 17-19 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, followed by an event in Rome April 8-10.
“Social tools and business networks have changed the very nature of business and engagement,” said Rachel Spasser, Chief Marketing Officer, Ariba. “Companies today are more connected and mobile than ever. And at Ariba LIVE, they can learn to leverage this to break down the barriers to collaboration and enable new processes that drive innovation and competitive advantage.”
Collaborate without Boundaries
Networks are the most efficient, effective way to connect with a global network of partners and transact business. But their real power lies in what goes on inside them - all the interactions, transactions and commentary, and the massive amounts of insights and data that they generate. Ariba LIVE 2014 Las Vegas will feature an all-star lineup of business innovators on main stage who will discuss how companies can tap into these insights and data to move beyond transactions drive competitive advantage, including:
- David Maley , Vice President of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, Kohl’s Department Stores
- Marco Lopez, Head of Enterprise Information Management & Architecture, Southern CalEdison
- Erik Gershwind, President and CEO, MSC Industrial Supply Co.
- Ingersoll Rand
- Cox Enterprises
- Caesar’s Entertainment
- JM Huber
- Kelly Services
- Cabot Corporation
- Illinois Tool Works