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It’s All About our Customers: Scout Named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites

It’s true: we’re more than a little obsessed with our customers. And, it’s what sets Scout apart. As a disruptive technology platform, it’s easy to get down in the details of the tech, tweaking everything for a better, faster, cleaner result. But, what makes great innovation really stick is whether or not your customers love it. With that, I’m honored to share that Scout has been recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites.

For me, this is the highest accolade Scout (or any company) can receive. When we hear from our customers, directly in a public forum, that they truly appreciate our focus on their success, it’s personally and professionally rewarding. And it’s an uncommon honor.

Honored to be Recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice

What makes Gartner Peer Insights so special? It’s an online ratings and reviews platform for IT software and services that are written and read by technology decision makers and end-users. It’s public, unvarnished, and unfiltered. And it’s one of the most trusted sites for technology reviews.

We think the Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice designation is so important because it’s easy to claim customer-centricity.  However, no press release, keynote, or product launch can match the value of customers validating that you are truly customer-obsessed. In today’s market, it’s the word of your customers that really matter.

Scout: Customer Obsessed, Before We Ever Shipped a Product

From the very beginning, Scout was founded on the basis of direct customer feedback. My founding team and I met with hundreds of procurement innovators and leaders across a wide variety of industries, from pharmaceutical to financial services to transportation. We wanted to personally understand the challenges our customers face on a daily basis and the steps they need to take to elevate their enterprise. It’s this very feedback that influenced Scout’s first product, and this mindset heavily influences our platform and roadmap today.

As a customer-obsessed company, to us this distinction as a Customers’ Choice is the ultimate testament to our focus on high adoption, rapid time-to-value, and overall customer success. It’s our goal to make every customer crazy successful. And we’re having fun while we do it. By staying focused on their success, we can help our customers truly change the way they succeed in doing business.

Here’s just a small sample of what our customers are saying. All I want to say in response is, thank you, and we’ll keep working diligently to earn this feedback every day.

Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice

2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice

2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice

As enterprises continue to transform, we’re honored to play a role in empowering success for sourcing and procurement. If we can make our customers’ lives better, by helping them to become more efficient and perform at an optimal level, then we’re on the right track. Read more about what our customers have to say here.

We can’t wait to watch our customers have a direct impact on making enterprise commerce faster, safer, and more transparent than the C-suite ever thought possible. And we’re just getting started. Let’s do this!

The GARTNER PEER INSIGHTS CUSTOMERS’ CHOICE badge is a trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc., and/or its affiliates, and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-user reviews, ratings, and data applied against a documented methodology; they neither represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by, Gartner or its affiliates.

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