Ivalua now 2017 gathered 300 top procurement and finance leaders to share procurement transformation success stories
Innovation updates, product training, customer case studies, panel discussions and Customer Advisory Council led by thought-leaders and executives from leading global companies rounded out a successful conference attended by 300 customers, partners and an(PresseBox) (London, UK, )
A Global Gathering to Share Successes in Delivering Value Beyond Savings
The 2-day conference was dedicated to Ivalua users and partners sharing successes earned and lessons learned in delivering Value Beyond Savings with the Ivalua solution. The event was attended by 300 customers, partners, guests and analysts from the Americas and Europe.
Creating competitive advantage by leveraging technology to overcome operational challenges was the focal point in the customer-led breakout sessions and roundtables. Some key customer sessions included:
City of New York - progress and plans to overcome complex procurement processes by leveraging Ivalua's platform to enable efficiency, transparency and risk management while meeting cost saving objectives
Veolia - implementation of an advanced process for Tracking Savings and broader Procurement Performance
Piramal Glass - success in digitizing the Sourcing and Ordering process in an Asian context
Credit Suisse - considerations and best practices in implementing a globally compliant source-to-contract and procure-to-pay process in banking industry
Whirlpool - overcoming vendor master management complexity to improve audit, workflow and processes while digitizing the source-to-pay process
The Hackett Group - defining Procurement's Role in Integrated Risk Management and taking leadership within the extended enterprise
COVEA - leveraging strategic sourcing and contract management to satisfy regulatory requirements and inefficiencies
CACI - maximizing procurement value delivery across Source-to-Pay process and capturing expected as well as unexpected transformation benefits
Fannie Mae - how to leverage technology to simplify the source-to-pay process and enable continuous improvements
KPMG, Consus, Ecovadis and Optis Roundtable - best practices in engaging/collaborating with suppliers
The Shelby Group Roundtable - how to get highest value/ adoption from spend management solutions (internal users & suppliers)
On Track to Deliver Innovation that Matters in Transforming Procurement
Ivalua executives delivered a keynote announcing the 140% new subscription growth in the Americas, 45% increase in users globally and a stellar 100% retention rate for 2016. Advanced industry-specific solutions, process packages, primary supplier and item master data management were also unveiled. Ivalua keynote highlights also include user experience progress report, enhanced analytics and integration capabilities, and the inclusion of artificial intelligence and machine learning to future innovations.
"Ivalua NOW was a fantastic opportunity to not only highlight the company's successes, but to also unveil game-changing product innovations," said Daniel Amzallag, CEO of Ivalua Inc. "The event is a stage to inform our community of users and partners that we are dedicated in delivering a modern cloud solution that goes beyond enablement of procurement and towards finding value beyond savings."