How to Leverage Your Supply Chain Data to Drive Procurement Value


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Supply Chain Data Quality & Governance


The current global supply chain crisis has revealed critical issues involving the global distribution of goods and services. One of the drivers for these issues is focused around the lack of access to reliable “data”. To be of use, supply chain data must be of good quality and trustworthy.


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5th Annual Supply Chain Data Quality & Governance Study


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We’re BACK! 5 Reasons to attend 2022 Ivalua NOW DC: Stronger Together


We’re BACK! 5 Reasons to attend 2022 Ivalua NOW DC: Stronger Together. After almost 3 years, we are thrilled and more than ready to welcome our guests back to Ivalua NOW in Washington D.C!

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Perfect Your Back-to-School Strategy with End-to-End Ocean Visibility

Speaker: Mark Delaney and Steve Dowse

In this webinar, we discuss key challenges in product availability, ways to create agility in your supply chain operations despite ocean disruptions, and how end-to-end ocean visibility can mitigate key retail concerns this back-to-school season and beyond.

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo


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Supplier Diversity Part III: Keeping Pace as an Organization


In Part I and Part II of this series, we have investigated the way in which supplier diversity programs have developed over time and which nations are leading the way in the space.

PwC and the Role of Procurement in Supply Chain Optimization


In today’s dynamic business environment, consumer behavior and expectations are changing dramatically. As the demands on supply chains continue to increase, so do the expectations of consumers.

Rome wasn’t Built in a Day, Neither was your Supplier Relationship


Supply chains are complex and varied; to manage them effectively, you need to understand exactly what’s happening in both your supply chain and your customers’ end markets.

Ivalua Recognized as A Leader in Supplier Value Management Platforms, Q1 2022 report


Redwood City, CA – March 24th, 2022 – Ivalua, a global leader in spend management, today announced that it has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave : Supplier Value Management Platforms, Q1 2022.

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How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

We’re BACK! 5 Reasons to attend 2022 Ivalua NOW Paris: Stronger Together


After a 2-year hiatus, Ivalua is thrilled to invite procurement leaders, innovators, customers, and colleagues to Ivalua NOW Paris. .

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What are the best Supply Chain Strategies for 2021


Supply Chain Strategies: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us So Far? In a blog at the very start of the COVID-19 outbreak when confirmed cases had just exceeded 40,000, we discussed the considerations for organizations facing the outbreak.

Tightening the Alignment between Procurement and Corporate Leaders 


Tightening the Alignment between Procurement and Corporate Leaders . Using procurement as a catalyst for change .

What is Supplier Relationship Management?


Supplier Relationship Management – time to rewrite the rule-book? Supply chains don’t build themselves and supplier relations have been put under extreme pressure in the unprecedented times in which we find ourselves living. .

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Top Ten CPO Priorities for 2022


TOP TEN CPO PRIORITIES for 2022: Webinar Recap. In late 2021, The Hackett Group asked Procurement Leaders about their strategic priorities and initiatives for the coming year. After a rollercoaster 2021, how do we pivot and plan for a successful Procurement strategy in 2022? .

ERP vs. Best-in-Class — What is Best for Managing the Healthcare Supply Chain


ERP vs. Best-in-Class for Healthcare Supply Chain Management? They both do the same thing, or do they? Are ERP systems better than best-in-class supply chain solutions for managing healthcare supply chains?

Webinar Recap: Procurement 2022, Big Trends and Predictions


Last week, Ivalua partnered with Ardent Partners to discuss Procurement 2022: Big Trends and Predictions. .

Webinar Recap: Data as the Driver of Effective Procurement Transformation


How do Chief Procurement Officers and their teams leverage digital transformation to take control of their data and better deliver against their strategic objectives? .

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Invoice Hub – the Next Horizon for AP Automation


My journey in Accounts Payable started back in 1998, when I worked on my first Accounts Payable automation solution combining scanning, OCR and workflow. It was a fun project and it felt like the first step towards something more powerful.

Canada’s Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL) goes live with Ivalua’s Source-to-Contract (S2C) solution with seamless integration to TealBook’s AI-powered supplier data foundation


Redwood, CA, 20th December 2021 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced that Canada’s largest co-operative, Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), has gone live with its source-to-contract solution which includes a seamless integration to TealBook, the leading supplier data foundation.

Ivalua Bolsters Its ESG Commitment By Joining The United Nations Global Compact


Massy, France, 16 December – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative.

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Ivalua’s Procurement & Supply Chain Must Read List – December 2021 Edition


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Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

How Green Supply Chain Strategies will help your Company Grow


What are Green Supply Chain Strategies? A recent survey that Ivalua did in the UK, “ Gaining the green view, How smart procurement can kick-start sustainability initiatives ” showed that 87% of UK businesses see “greener” supply chains as a competitive advantage.

‘Emission’ Impossible – What are the 4 Steps to Ensuring Supply Chain Sustainability?


In recent years, sustainability has increasingly become a top priority for many organisations. The UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 (COP26) resulted in another wave of agreements and net zero commitments.

Procurement’s Critical Role in Boosting Supply Chain Resilience


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John Cockerill selects Ivalua spend management to digitize all procurement processes and cover all spend in one single system


Ivalua’s ease of integration, flexibility to cover a diverse range of activities across multiple geographies and a seamless user adoption experience are key drivers in streamlining John Cockerill’s transformation journey.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Despite green pledges, less than a quarter of organisations monitor suppliers on carbon emissions


Many organisations vowed to reach net zero during COP26, but suppliers say there is a lack of collaboration on green initiatives.

Will 2021 be about Cost Reduction or Strategic Supplier Relationships?


PWC has been publishing the annual procurement survey since 2015, capturing many of the trends in procurement that we now see in organisations, such as the focus on supplier risk management.

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Supplier Diversity: From Checking the Box to Driving Business Strategy


Part I: Building Business Cases and Driving Momentum. Supplier diversity programs are something many procurement professionals in the United States (U.S.) have accepted as a key element of procurement.

Procurement Digital Transformation Sets the Stage for Delivering Game-Changing Benefits for Ahlsell


Ahlsell, a prominent international retail solutions provider, has led a complete digital transformation overhaul with a central focus on trading goods supplier management.

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.