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Month: May 2007

SAP Sapphire 07 Atlanta Online for SRM & SCM

More than 220 informative and insightful presentations were given at the Sap’s North American Annual Event, SAP Sapphire 07 Atlanta, by SAP personnel, their customers, partners and independent analysts. Here is my pick on Supply Relationship Management (SRM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM): Automating Financial Processes: Imaging, OCR, E-Invoicing, and More by  Larry Concannon, Director of Product Marketing at 170 Systems. I have listened to Larry before. Note that 170 Systems works specifically with Oracle, SAP and Peoplesoft with respect to Accounts Payable (A/P) automation. In this process, they use OB10 e-invoicing network as well as scanning/ICR technologies. The Source-to-Settle…

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Anish’s Old Company getting ready for its £500m IPO

Anish Kapoor, co-founder of Yuuguu was a co-founder of Telecity with Mike Kelly of Manchester University during the first dot.com boom. Telecity was one of the darlings of the Internet boom achieving £1bn market capitalisation but collapsed with the dot.com collapse. After taking over Redbus and with the second dot.com boom taking place as we speak, the original investors, 3i from UK and Oak Hill from US are looking to cash in their investment through an IPO. TelecityRedbus have hired corporate financiers at Deutsche Bank to advise on the strategic options available. As well as the potential IPO, Deutsche Bank…

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