Social recognition software recognized for impact on operational efficiency and effectiveness
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. and DUBLIN, Ireland – December 19, 2013 – Globoforce®, a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today announced it won the Overall Operational Innovation Award at Ventana Research’s 2013 Technology Innovation Awards ceremony. The award, which recognizes a technology that has a substantial impact on organizations’ operational efficiency and effectiveness, was given to Globoforce for its global, SaaS-based HR software.
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“Globoforce is leading the charge in providing the human capital management market with innovative SaaS-based software for the recognition industry,” said Mark Smith, Ventana Research’s CEO and chief research officer. “The SaaS and cloud computing platform, combined with their global operational infrastructure and unique employee and social recognition applications, improve operational performance and ultimately business results.”
“Our company was founded with the idea that only a true SaaS-based software can deliver operational excellence at the global level,” said Grant Beckett, vice president of product at Globoforce. “Unlike a hosted solution, a SaaS platform is configurable and flexible to adapt to the changing needs of both IT and HR. We thank Ventana for this award, as we aim to continue offering clients forward-thinking innovations and technologies.”
Founded in 1999, Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions. Through its social, mobile, and global technology, Globoforce helps HR and business leaders elevate employee engagement, increase employee retention, manage company culture, and discover actionable insight about their talent. Today, employees across the world are living their company values and achieving peak performance through the SaaS-based Globoforce platform. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts and Dublin, Ireland.
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