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Agile Procurement Insights Research

Disruption is happening across industries. SAP and Oxford Economics asked 1,000 executives in 14 industries, including these six, how procurement, supply chain, and external labor management are helping out. Choose a report to see how you compare with your peers.

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Automotive

Develop more agile and resilient supply chains, diversify your supplier base, and better collaborate with suppliers.

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Banking

Tackle challenges like non-traditional competition, evolving consumer demand, and the digital banking explosion to position your organization for future success.

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Consumer Products

Prepare for and manage disruption, mitigate delays and shortages, and meet the demand in both retail and direct-to-consumer businesses.

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Oil and Gas

Develop innovations that extend beyond the barrel, streamline traditional business models, and digitally transform procurement and supply chain processes.

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Professional Services

Gain full visibility of your external workforce to help you drive better business outcomes.

Professional services report
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Public Sector

Strive for transparency, efficiency, and agility in support of your mission and to ensure public trust.

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Are you ready?

Are you ready for the unexpected? To strengthen supplier performance? To contribute more value? With Oxford Economics, we asked 1,000 global executives these questions. Their responses are now available in five new reports.

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Integrated Business Networks Increasingly a Counterweight to Disruption

By connecting all trading partners via digital business networks, all participants benefit from enhanced intelligence, greater efficiencies and improved resilience.

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A Passion for Cross-Generational Inclusion

Annice Joseph shares the backstory about a new thought leadership paper from SAP, written to share the journey of cross-generational inclusion at the workplace. Start here to explore how a cross-functional team helped surface biases and clear up assumptions about older and younger coworkers.

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Why Adaptive Supply Chains Are Vital for Future-Proofing

A year unlike any other taught tough lessons and exposed the necessity for end-to-end supply chain digitalization to succeed in an ever-changing world.

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Location Visibility Is Key to Mending Supply Chains Frayed by Pandemic Disruption

Unified business networks, strengthened by the unique value and capabilities provided by its ecosystem partners, positions digital supply chains for resilience and agility long into the future.

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Competitive Advantage Increasingly Shaped by Trading Partners

Integrated business networks, powered by the cloud, lend substantial capabilities in service of trading partners, the ecosystem that nourishes them and the competitive advantage that accrues collectively.

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When Value Chains Become Value Networks, Business Becomes Sustainable

A unified business network enables all trading partners to access combined intelligence in near-real time and apply it to complex problems together. When a network reaches across functions, across industries, across the world, companies have the power and flexibility to solve some of today’s toughest social, economic, and environmental issues.

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Solution Demos and Resources

Demos

Check out our set of 30-minute demos, starring our market-leading solutions and capabilities: Supplier risk, guided buying, guided sourcing, supply chain collaboration, and more.

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Library

To better understand the impact of SAP Ariba solutions, explore the insights and success stories presented in our extensive collection of white papers, analyst reports, webinar replays, and case studies.

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