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ESI or E-Collaboration Electronic Supply-chain Interlock, is a real-time collaboration application that facilitates electronic interaction between IBM Procurement and its tier suppliers for key business processes.

The application consists of the Commodity, Part number, Keyword and Archive databases.

Access the links below for further information.

What is ESI?
ESI Usage for IBM users
ESI Usage for supplier users
Adding new organization
E-mail notification
Accessing ESI
ESI Processes
ESI Documents
Manipulating documents
ESI Coordinators
ESI Users
ESI Reports