Describing SAP Business Network in SAP Intelligent Spend Management

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe SAP Business Network in SAP Intelligent Spend Management

SAP Business Network in SAP Intelligent Spend Management

This lesson will explain how SAP Business Network fits into SAP Intelligent Spend Management.

View a whiteboard demonstration on how SAP Business Network fits into SAP Intelligent Spend Management.

Sometimes in order to understand the road ahead, it can be useful to see where you’ve come from.

In this whiteboard we build up the key personas that SAP Ariba serves, the products we have launched and the value levers that we bring to the market.

SAP Business Network and Supplier Collaboration End-to-End Use Cases

The following are SAP Business Network and Supplier Collaboration end-to-end use cases.

Core Purchasing and Invoice Collaboration

Core purchasing processes in SAP S/4HANA such as purchase orders, goods receipts, and invoices can be extended with supplier collaboration through SAP Business Network.

Forecast Collaboration

The demand plan is provided to the supplier for forecasting and committing, which results in a constrained plan.

Supply Chain Execution

The material requirements planning triggers a purchase order, and the supplier continuously provides updates on delivery progress until goods and an invoice receipt are received.

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