Ivalua cited as a « Strong performer » by Independent Research Firm
Ivalua reaches the highest possible score for client satisfaction and workflow flexibility as well as sales and support strategy for its e-Procurement software solution, Ivalua Buyer
Redwood City, CA – March 11, 2013 – Following the publication of The Forrester Wave™: SVM Tool set, Q1 2013, Ivalua is recognized in the “Strong performer” category for Sourcing and Vendor Management. Forrester Research Inc. underlines that “Ivalua provides strong sourcing functionality via integrated modules”.
In this report, Forrester Research Inc., has selected and evaluated 10 of the most significant providers specializing in eProcurement and interviewed 30 user companies. To assess the state of the SVM tool set market, Forrester evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of top SVM tool set vendors relative to integration and workflow across the sourcing lifecycle. Ivalua received the maximum score of 5/5 on 3 aspects: client satisfaction, workflow flexibility and sales and support strategy.
According to this document, “As a 12-year old company, Ivalua’s module-based unified platform grew up in an ePurchasing world and has matured today with strong collaboration, workflow and reporting capabilities”.*
“We believe the presence of Ivalua in this report – world renowned for the quality of its analyzes – is a great honor. I especially want to thank our customers who have agreed to answer the analysts and who have greatly contributed to these good results. We strive to maintain a real closeness with our customers and offer them the best by being as close as possible to their needs in their daily use of an eProcurement tool such as Ivalua Buyer.” adds Gérard Dahan, VP Marketing, Communication and Costumer Care. “I’m delighted to see that the client satisfaction and workflow flexibility of our ePurchasing solution have been recorded in The Forrester Wave™: SVM Tool set, Q1 2013.” He concludes.
* The Forrester Wave™: SVM Tool set, Q1 2013 by Lutz Peichert and Mark Grannan with Duncan Jones, February 25, 2013.