LevaData Wins 2018 Levvel Research Innovation Award for Sourcing Technology
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2018--LevaData, the company that delivers applied AI to transform strategic sourcing and procurement, today announced that its Cognitive Sourcing Platform has been named Innovative Sourcing Technology of the Year in the 2018 Levvel Research Innovation Awards.
Levvel Research judged leading software providers’ ability to meet organizations’ top back-office transformation goals using emerging technology. The team evaluated more than 90 providers and used product demos, customer testimonials and in-depth interviews to identify the most innovative companies.
“We are grateful for the recognition from Levvel Research, as it validates our focus on innovation and value creation within strategic sourcing and supply chain,” said Rajesh Kalidindi, CEO of LevaData. “We are proud of our leadership in the area of cognitive sourcing, and we look forward to continuing that legacy in the coming years.”
“The main focus of this year’s awards was standing out in the marketplace. The winners were the providers that could address organizations’ top process pains and goals in unique ways using cutting-edge technology,” said Major Bottoms Jr., research manager at Levvel. “We think the winners challenge their customers — and the marketplace as a whole — to think differently.”
LevaData’s Cognitive Sourcing Platform is an advanced cloud platform that continuously identifies savings opportunities and risks by combining market intelligence and enterprise data with applied AI cognitive analytics. The platform enables insight-driven negotiations by combining both internal direct materials spend with market insights and community benchmarking. The company’s flagship product, Leva, the world’s first AI advisor for strategic sourcing and procurement, uniquely combines multiple AI technologies with intelligent assistance to provide supply chain and procurement professionals with maximum purchasing leverage for any given situation.
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LevaData helps global enterprises improve gross margins by reducing supply chain costs, with a focus on delivering measurable and accountable supply chain solutions and strategies that transform companies. The unique LevaData Cognitive Sourcing™ Platform allows customers to sense, recommend, act, and learn. Customers include leaders in the top global supply chain organizations, as well as medium-sized OEMs seeking to achieve best-in-class direct materials sourcing practices. LevaData is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit www.levadata.com.
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