Active Community

Supply Chain Optimization

OpenText Active Community

Ensure compliance and accelerate onboarding with a centralized source of supplier information

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78%
increase in supplier contact accuracy for effective supply management

Overview

OpenText™ Active Community is a centralized, cloud-based, real-time source of supplier information that helps organizations meet regulatory compliance and accelerate the onboarding process. Extending self-service capabilities to the entire trading community, Active Community ensures supplier information is accurate and always current.

Why choose OpenText Active Community?

  • Centralized community management

    Keep all supplier data current and in one location to easily manage entire trading communities.

  • Secure, self-service access

    Extend controlled access to both internal stakeholders and external business partners to improve the efficiency of supply chain collaboration.

How OpenText Active Community can benefit business

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  • Reduce supply chain disruptions

    Mitigate business and operational risk with a centralized, real-time source of supplier information, including contacts, B2B capabilities, performance and compliance.

  • Increase transparency

    Extend access to all key parties and partners for visibility into performance and to foster collaboration on compliance, transparency and sustainability initiatives.

  • Reduce manual processes and supplier management costs

    Save time and money by automating partner communications and enabling partners to manage their own profile information, alerts and updates.

  • Eliminate out-of-date and missing information

    Streamline partner information management to help ensure accuracy and reduce process errors.

Features

  • Centralized information repository

    Provides single, secure access to community attributes with a shared view across the organization and partner ecosystem.

  • Supplier KPI reporting

    Enables community surveying for fast information collection and supplier tracking.

  • Regulatory compliance

    Supports polling, documentation collection and digital signatures to help ensure business partners comply with regulations for anti-bribery (FCPA), conflict minerals (Dodd Frank) and the Consumer Product Safety Information Act (CPSIA).

  • Corporate social responsibility tracking

    Offers insights into supplier community compliance with policies such as greenhouse gas emissions, corporate social responsibility and pandemic readiness.

  • New vendor registration

    Automates collection of documentation, such as insurance certificates, bank account numbers and taxpayer IDs, required for new vendors and guides them through the registration process.

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Deployment

OpenText offers deployment choice and flexibility for Active Community.

Professional Services

OpenText Consulting Services combines end-to-end solution implementation with comprehensive technology services to help improve systems.

Partners

OpenText helps customers find the right solution, the right support and the right outcome.

Training

OpenText Learning Services offers comprehensive enablement and learning programs to accelerate knowledge and skills.

Communities

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