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SAP Strategic Sourcing

Kyndryl uses SAP Strategic Sourcing to create sourcing projects or events so you as a potential supplier can compete in the procurement process.All Sourcing projects or events can be found in SAP Ariba Proposals & Questionnaires. Both existing and new suppliers can participate in the sourcing process after receiving a buyer’s invitation.
Suppliers will receive email notifications and have options to either accept or decline a sourcing request.

Before accessing sourcing events, you must be registered on SAP Ariba Network using the SAP Ariba login.

For steps on linking your SAP ID (ANID) number to Kyndryl, please download here ->. (Spanish version found here). For any access issues, please contact your System Administrator or SAP Ariba Help Centre.


Why SAP Strategic Sourcing?

  • Unified platform to manage all source-to-settle processes
  • Powerful process and workflow management
  • Comprehensive RFx management, forward and reverse auctions
  • Unified supplier experience and collaboration
  • Easy to adopt user interface

SAP Strategic Sourcing Tutorials for Suppliers 

Having Trouble Logging In (2:03): Shows how to retrieve your username or reset your password for your account. You can also log in using the SAP Ariba Supplier mobile app.

Supplier Basics (4:33): Shows how to register, use the dashboard, change your password, and link multiple user accounts.

Introduction to the Dashboard (11:47): Introduces the supplier dashboard.

Responding to Prerequisite Questions (2:20): Shows how to view and respond to prerequisite questions in SAP Ariba Sourcing.

Participating in Events (4:53): How participate in SAP Ariba Sourcing events.

Responding to RFIs (2:51): Shows how to respond for Requests For Information in SAP Ariba Sourcing.

Responding to RFPs (3:46): Shows how to respond to Requests For Proposal in SAP Ariba Sourcing.

Participating in Auctions (7:13): How to participate in auctions in SAP Ariba Sourcing.

Custom Excel Bidding (2:25): How to use Excel spreadsheets to bid in SAP Ariba Sourcing events.

SAP Success Sessions

Register here for access to the SAP Success Sessions webcast hub to view on-demand tutorials and participate in upcoming, live webcasts with a live Q&A panel of solution experts.

Topics will range from networking to invoicing, creating sourcing events to participating in one, managing catalogs to client maintenance, and many more advanced topics.