Glow, Globant's Smart Staffing Tool, Wins Infoworld 100 Award And Is Named One Of The Top It Projects Of 2009
17 Aug 2012
San Francisco, CA - November 23, 2009 - Globant, leader in the creation of innovative software products that appeal to global audiences, was recognized with the InfoWorld 100 Awards. Glow, the talent Information and Management System of the company was distinguished as one of the most innovative use of IT initiatives to further business goals and was named one of the 100 best information technology (IT) projects of 2009 by InfoWorld, an International Data Group (IDG) information technology online media and events business.
Annually, InfoWorld selects the top 100 IT projects undertaken by technology leaders committed to driving their organizations forward. The “InfoWorld 100” awards acknowledge the achievements of IT projects that use technology in smart, innovative, creative ways to meet business and technical objectives. “This year's recipients of InfoWorld's highest honor are shining examples of IT projects undertaken by tech leaders committed to pushing their organizations forward”, said Jason Snyder, Features Editor, InfoWorld.
“We are honored that InfoWorld recognized the innovative design of Glow: a complex advanced system created to bring together the best suited IT professionals’ team for each of our customer’s projects", said Néstor Nocetti, Globant´s co-founder and VP of Innovation. "Instead of just looking at resumes, this state-of-the-art tool combines personality profiling, ongoing 360, career aspirations, project history and industry and technology expertise, to gather the perfect team."
Glow, the core of Globant’s SmartStaffing technology, is a SOA-based web application, used all across Globant’s intranet. It comprises various Open Source technologies: Java, Spring, Lucene among others in the back-end; PostgreSQL as its database; Jasper Reports and JFreeChart for reporting; Apache Axis for Web Services; and JSP and DWR - Ajax for Java in the front-end.
Using Glow, Globant complete staff information is centralized in one place; allowing the company to scale and keep growing at a 100% pace per year. This resulted in a systematic progress of Globant’s productivity. It increased the quality control of Globant´s deliveries and project performances, as well as enhanced customer satisfaction due to a better team assignment.
For more information about the InfoWorld 100 awards, go to: http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-management/top-100-it-projects-2009-860?page=0,5
Globant is one of the international leaders in the creation of innovative software products that appeal to global audiences. Globant combines a rational blend of Open-Source with proprietary software, which brings flexibility, mitigates risk and ultimately reduces costs. Globant’s proprietary SmartStaffing Technology™ yields high performance teams that enable companies to quickly develop their software products and gain an edge in the competitive landscape with the lowest total cost. Globant is a privately held, privately funded company headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina with offices in Tandil, Córdoba, Rosario and La Plata in Argentina, Palo Alto, Austin and Boston in the United States, Mexico City, Bogota, Santiago de Chile and London. For more information, visit www.globant.com
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