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Cool Vendors in Procurement and Sourcing Technology, 2016

Published: 09 May 2016

ID: G00302460

Analyst(s): Nigel Montgomery , Deborah Wilson , Ray Barger Jr, Desere Edwards


The postmodern ERP era continues to enable startup technology companies to bring solutions to challenges faced by procurement and IT leaders. This report highlights vendors that specialize in cybersecurity and that leverage survey analytics, algorithms and machine learning capabilities.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • Exostar
  • Kira Systems
  • Oversight Systems
  • Paradata
  • Where Are They Now?
    • Periscope Holdings

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