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Oversight Named in Gartner Hype Cycle for Process Management 2014

Thu, Sep 18, 2014

ATLANTA – September 18, 2014 – Oversight Systems today announced that, Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, named Oversight Systems as a sample vendor in three Gartner Hype Cycle Reports. Oversight was named as a sample vendor in the “Hype Cycle for Business Process Management, 2014”, the “Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies, 2014”, and the “Hype Cycle for Advanced Analytics and Data Science, 2014.”

The Gartner Hype Cycles (published each year) provide a graphic representation of the maturity and adoption of technologies and applications, and how they are potentially relevant to solving real business problems and exploiting new opportunities. Gartner Hype Cycle methodology offers a view of how different types of technology will evolve over time, providing a sound source of insight to manage its deployment within the context of specific business goals.

According to the analysis by W. Roy Schute and Michele Cantara in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Business Process Management, 2014 report, “Decisions in an intelligent operation are better informed, more precise and consistent, and can be made more quickly than conventional, unaided decisions.” The report goes on to state, “Highly intelligent business processes have the potential to transform business practices and even overturn long-held business model assumptions.”

Oversight offers cloud-based analytical services that uncover possible misuse, fraud, and compliance violations within T&E, purchase card, and accounts payable programs. By leveraging big data analytics, the technology solution identifies problematic employee behavior, patterns of spending, and corporate compliance errors. “Providing actionable information to drive smarter decisions is the ultimate purpose of the analytics space,” said Oversight CEO, Patrick Taylor. “This is what we focus on with our Insights On Demand product; providing answers in an easily digestible form that lets our users make a difference within their organizations.”

About Oversight

Oversight delivers analysis that helps companies make smarter business decisions through increased corporate insight. With every organization needing to ask questions of their data, Oversight Insights On Demand™ aims to answer those questions, and help users drive actionable, cost-effective results at the front lines of business. Oversight makes a difference within the companies it serves, and has the experience to prove it; analyzing $1.9 trillion in expenditures annually at Fortune Global 5000 companies and government agencies, Oversight also boasts partnerships with Concur, Oracle, SAP and TSYS. See more at www.oversightsystems.com.


Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

1 Gartner “Hype Cycle for Business Process Management, 2014” by Bruce Robertson, July 30, 2014.

2 Gartner “Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies, 2014” by John A. Wheeler, July 17, 2014.

3 Gartner “Hype Cycle for Advanced Analytics and Data Science, 2014” by Alexander Linden, July 30, 2014.

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