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Paavo Kytölä appointed to LATO’s account director

May 27, 2019

LATO Leadership Automation Tools (LATO) has appointed Paavo Kytölä as its new account director. Kytölä will be responsible for LATO’s current customers, client acquistion and digital marketing.

Kytölä joins LATO from Meltwater Finland where he served as key account manager and team leader.

For more information:

Onni Matti Manninen

+358 40 900 0073


Paavo Kytölä

+358 40 417 1628

LATO new release1 / 2019 is ready

February 6, 2019

First LATO release of 2019 is out now. Major improvements are:

Improved Goal Review with fresh layout

  • Review overall and filtered content status and progress also with numbers

New “KPI UPDATES” KPI edit view with file update imports and exports

  • Make faster KPI updates from one view or update KPI from update files

New “ONE PAGE SETUP” to for easy LATO admin and setup

  • Setup LATO fast and create strategic plan from one page

Plenty of features and usability improvements

LATO new version 3/2018 is ready

September 26, 2018

LATO web app got even better.

Fresh new layout
LATO user interface is even more comfortable to use.

Consolidating average calculations of sub goals KPI indicators
In addition to traditional sub goals’ KPI indicator sum-ups average calculation is also supported

Goal and action specific news feed
Focus news feed to a specific action or goal.

Responsible search in meeting reports lists also person’s actions
Present and review easily team member total scope and status of his/her goals and actions.

Press release: LATO Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

June 5, 2018

LATO Strategy Tool from LATO Leadership Automation Tools Ltd.  Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Oracle Cloud Customers Use LATO to make strategy execution easy. It mobilizes your goals, action planning, sharing and tracking, to reach visible results with your teams.

Finland – June 5, 2018

News Facts

LATO Leadership Automation Tools Ltd., a leading provider of strategy execution tool and Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that its LATO Strategy Tool is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace offering added value to Oracle Cloud Applications customers.  The LATO Strategy Tool enables faster and easier strategy execution.

The Oracle Cloud Marketplace is a one-stop shop for Oracle customers seeking trusted business applications and service providers offering unique business solutions, including ones that extend Oracle Cloud Applications. Oracle Cloud is the industry’s broadest and most complete public cloud, delivering enterprise-grade services at every level of the cloud technology stack including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and data as a service (DaaS).

“Utilize LATO on Oracle Cloud Platform to mobilize your strategy into goals and actionable results. LATO brings new structure and automation to goal, KPI and action plan design and status updates collection. Experience new leadership and collaboration experience with your teams and individuals.”

said Onni Matti Manninen, VP Products and Services, LATO Leadership Automation Tools Ltd. and continues

LATO’s participation in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace further extends our commitment to the Oracle community and enables customers to easily reap the benefits of LATO Strategy Tool. We look forward to leveraging the power of the Oracle Cloud to help us achieve our business goals.

The Oracle Cloud Marketplace offers an intuitive user interface to browse and search for available applications and services, as well as user ratings and reviews to help customers determine the best business solutions for their organization. With its new automated application installation features, customers can easily deploy provider business applications from a centralized cloud interface.

About Company

Finland based LATO Leadership Automation Tools Ltd. markets and develops an innovative LATO Strategy Tool. It is a cloud and mobile application to make customer strategy execution easy. LATO help organizations move quickly and concretely from planning to implementation status tracking and steering. Whether it is your overall strategy or a business plan, LATO will serve you at all levels: from executive board to action owners and at strategic, tactical and operative level. The intuitive goal and action based model of LATO will help everyone in your company to understand what strategy means in own role and to manage the execution process.

 About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle’s products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to be recognized and rewarded for their investment in Oracle Cloud. Partners engaging with Oracle will be able to differentiate their Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers through the OPN Cloud program – an innovative program that complements existing OPN program levels with tiers of recognition and progressive benefits for partners working with Oracle Cloud. To find out more visit:


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Onni Matti Manninen, VP Product and Services, +358 40 900 0073, LATO Leadership Automation Tools, Tekniikantie 14, FI-02150 Espoo

LATO new version 1/2018 is out

February 28, 2018

We are proud to announce that we have released the first new LATO version for the year 2018.


Major improvements among other improvements are:

  • More new, improved and visual Animated reports to explore strategic proceedings
  • Share goal and action updates and info to chosen people
  • Manage, create and review sub-goals and their actions from the one view of parent goal
  • New comment / discussion view including comment editing and deletion

New features released

June 19, 2017

LATO released new features:

  • Keep yourself up to date with proceedings and issues with News Feed – earlier in mobile app praised now also in web app. Be up-to-date, follow proceedings, comment and give your inputs and learn from others.
  • More intuitive and efficient Goal Editor – create, copy, cascade and edit goals faster and easier with more versatile and intuitive Goal Editor. For power users we added for example whole organization filtering view, “copy and cascade” feature, goal chain filter and more straighforward goal creation and cascading.
  • More intelligent management process email reminders to save your valuable time to more important LATO communications automation is improved. Do your have regular weekly, bi-weekly or quarterly meetings? Tune your own automated LATO reminders accurately with your timing cycles and policies what to when. Mature your leadership routines for example by sending bi-weekly reminders with to-dos before management team meetings.
  • Push alerts form own goals and actions – we want to make sure you do not miss anything important on your agenda. LATO released a compact push notifications view which lists goals/actions where you got assigned, new comments and due date related alerts.
  • 2 Factor Authentication available now – harden your access policy and utilize SMS based second factor to authenticate more securely.
  • More flexible summing up KPIs – create a perfect mix own different KPI-types in multilevel goal chains not compromising consolidated goal value sum ups from below units and parallel goals.
  • Action plan average progress as goal KPI – now you may choose to use goal’s action plan average progress as goal primary progress KPI. Whenever Goal’s actions responsible update their individual actions’ progress goal KPI gets updated automatically.
  • Due day for actions – Monthly level is good enough to manage the big picture in many cases but if you need an exact due day option is now available.
  • More usability and speed to LATO-powered team meetings – we created more speed and convenience in main funtions that are used during the importants meetings. Make updates and new corrective action plans easier in your LATO powered board, management and team meetings.