Globality Named by Gartner® as a 2021 Cool Vendor for Strategic Sourcing Technology

Globality recognized by leading analyst firm for its AI-powered platform and marketplace

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI–Globality, the company that is transforming the way high value services are bought and sold with its leading AI-powered digital solution, today announced it has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in the Gartner newly released 2021 report “Cool Vendors™ in Strategic Sourcing Technology.”1

Key findings in the report include:

  • Even though the average procurement organization achieved a cost savings goal of 4% in 2020, at least 60% of organizations are under pressure to increase cost savings even further.
  • Top tactics to achieve cost savings include deploying technology to automate processes and collaborating with suppliers to identify opportunities.
  • AI and analytics are popular topics in procurement, and vendors are incorporating machine learning and virtual assistants, with success in targeted use cases.

Globality’s Platform is used by leading global companies, including British Telecom, Santander, HSBC, GEA, and Dropbox, to transform the sourcing of high-value services by automating the demand creation, supplier identification, proposal evaluation and statement of work creation process through an intuitive self-service experience.

“We are pleased to be recognized as a Cool Vendor by Gartner for bringing artificial intelligence and state-of-the-art digital solutions to the sourcing and procurement of services, an area that has been untouched by sophisticated technology and characterized by archaic, analog processes, such as the paper-intensive RFP,” said Joel Hyatt, the Chairman, Co-founder and CEO of Globality. “Globality is advancing the concept of ‘Performance Spending,’ which acknowledges the huge impact of a company’s spend on its overall performance and its ESG goals. We are proud to be partnering with great Global 2000 companies on building a global ecosystem for B2B trade in services that is transparent, sustainable, and based on the merits of price, quality and performance.”

See why Gartner has recognized Globality as a “Cool Vendor in Strategic Sourcing Technology” here.

1Gartner, “Cool Vendors in Strategic Sourcing Technology,” [William McNeill, Koray Kose, Micky Keck, Patrick Connaughton, November 11, 2021]

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About Globality

Globality is a Silicon Valley-headquartered technology company co-founded by Joel Hyatt and Lior Delgo to revolutionize how companies buy and sell services. Through its AI-powered Platform and marketplace, Globality is bringing digital transformation to the sourcing industry. Globality’s AI digital solution replaces the archaic analog Request for Proposal, efficiently and effectively scoping needs, managing demand, matching companies with outstanding suppliers that meet their specific service needs and cutting the sourcing process from months to hours while delivering savings of 20% or more. In January 2021, Globality raised $138 million from Sienna Capital and the SoftBank Vision Fund, bringing the total investment it has raised since its founding six years ago to $310 million. For more information, visit www.globality.com.

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Lars is Google’s Head of Marketing across Singapore, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. With nearly two decades of international experience in the Internet and media industry, his passion lies at the intersection of technology and marketing. His career spans across the globe - from Europe to the emerging markets in Asia - from early stage start-ups to large organizations, providing him with an in-depth understanding of marketing, sales and business development across cultures and industries. In his current role he is responsible for local B2B and B2C brand and product marketing across all Google and Youtube services and devices.

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