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Guided Buying

A simple experience for employees to buy goods and services compliant with procurement guidelines

Guided buying gives employees a simple way to buy smarter. It provides an intuitive experience for employees to follow procurement guidelines without having to read them first. Employees can now easily buy goods and services from preferred suppliers, collaborate with suppliers, and quickly complete the transaction. 

How We Did It: Guided Buying

What you'll get

A simple, smart, and elegant buying experience

A single place for both the occasional and frequent buyer to buy goods and services

An easy way to direct users to the right items, right policies, and preferred suppliers

A robust sourcing engine that powers self-service collaboration with preferred suppliers

Built-in smart guidance for policies and a buying channel process that is integrated to supplier management

A smart policy engine that powers buying channel compliance

Why you'll like it

  • You can boost adoption of your SAP Ariba procurement solution because all users, from the occasional to the frequent buyer, find the buying experience easier and more satisfying
  • With a faster, streamlined buying experience, you can improve efficiency and productivity
  • Stronger adoption means stronger compliance, keeping your costs and risks under control
  • You can expand supplier participation and relationships using the integrated supplier performance management tools
  • When you engage with suppliers in 3-bids-and-a-buy, you can be confident the process is based on your procurement policies

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