Ivalua Recognized as Value Leaders in Procure-to-Pay by Spend Matters

Procure-to-pay leaders

This quarter has been a busy one for Ivalua – we are pleased to announce that we’ve capped off the Spend Matters SolutionMap as Value Leaders in eProcurement, Invoice-to-Pay and Procure-to-Pay. Spend Matters, a reputable analyst group in procurement and supply chain, released their inaugural Procure-to-Pay SolutionMap Report where Ivalua was recognized as a Value Leader and Customer Leader across the Practitioner Personas.

Spend Matters offers am innovative approach to buying with the 6 SolutionMaps based on different procurement personas. The 6 Personas consider organizational requirements and a vendor’s unique value proposition and solution strategy.

“SolutionMap rankings are based on a provider’s technology/solution capability based on RFI responses, product demos and analyst ‘spot checks’. The RFI includes detailed questions around invoicing, payment, supplier network portal and configuration capabilities in addition to technology architecture and general business/value proposition queries. Customers responded to questions such as ‘what is your likelihood to recommend this provider’, ‘Did actual performance and capability meet expectations sold’, ‘How did the vendor respond when problems arose’ and ‘What level of value is perceived from the overall relationship’,” says Carina Kuhl, Head of Marketing at Spend Matters

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We are grateful to our customer community. We are excited that customers gave Ivalua the highest Customer Score out of 14 providers in the SolutionMap. Today, we are the only provider to be recognized as Leader in both Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing and Spend Matter’s Solution Map for eProcurement and Invoice-to-Pay.

Ivalua Recognized as Value Leader in Spend Matters SolutionMap in Procure-to-Pay for the following Personas:

  • Deep Persona: for highly sophisticated organizations looking for the best solution for the job; best-in-class functionality with no compromises.
  • DIY Persona: for moderate to highly sophisticated organizations with unique process requirements looking for modularity, configurability, integration; supporting flexible, diverse and evolving needs.
  • MEGA Persona: for mature, outcome-focused organizations requiring a combination of functional capability/solution enablement; pre-loaded capabilities and content; and tips, tricks and guidance.
  • ERP Wrapper Persona: for organizations with strong ERP backbone looking for a new “skin” atop ERP to transform the user experience; strong supplier/content enablement and connectivity.

Ivalua Recognized as Customer Leader in Spend Matters SolutionMap in Procure-to-Pay for the following Personas:

  • Nimble Persona: for early formation organizations who need speed, efficiency, low price, quick value and a continuous stream of quick “wins.”

Read the full report here to learn why Spend Matters recognized Ivalua as a Leader in SolutionMap.

Dannah Sanchez, Communications Manager, Ivalua
When not reading and writing about all things supply chain and procurement, she enjoys surfing the waves in her native California. Follow her on Twitter: @dannahsanc

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