The Ventana Research Technology Innovation Awards cover 26 business and technology categories and are open for organizations across business and IT, technology vendors and consulting firms. Submissions are evaluated based on the stringent guideline set out by awards program criteria.
Award recipients will receive the awards via the Ventana Research 2015 Web Announcement. All winners and finalists will be recognized and the award recipients will receive a prestigious award from Ventana Research.
"The Technology Innovation Awards are the most prestigious annual industry awards provided today that acknowledge and honor the technology that matters most to business and IT and recognize technology innovations that do the most to improve productivity and outcomes," said Mark Smith, CEO and chief research
officer of Ventana Research. "Congratulations to all the Technology Innovation Award winners – companies that have gone the extra mile to contribute the advancements and milestones that matter the most to the future of the technology industry."
The annual Technology Innovation Awards are delivered by the Ventana Research team, which through its benchmark research, on-demand advisory and education continues to pioneer new methods for organizations to become efficient and effective in their business. As part of the scoring process and methodology, Ventana Research examined the submissions to evaluate the technology innovative approach but also how it applies to the people, processes, information and technology, the best practices it support, the degree of team involvement and the technologies business impact and value.
The Technology Innovation Awards have top awards for Overall Business, Operational and IT technology innovation and individual awards in four overall categories spanning from Business Technology, Business,
Operational and IT.
2015 Technology Innovation Award Schedule
Announced – Thursday, May 8th
Submissions – Thursday, May 8th
through Friday, July 17th
Submission Review and Judging –
Monday, July 20th to August 14th (Now Through Week of September 21st)
Finalists Contacted and Verified
– Week of September 28th
Winners Selected – Week of
August 31st - Now Week of October 5th
Winners Notified – Week of
September 7th - Now Week of October 12th
Winners Announced in Press
Release - Week of September 21st - Now October 15th
Read the 2015 Technology Innovation Awards Press Release Here
Register for the presentation webinar here, and find out why the winners were chosen.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE 2014 AWARD WINNERS AND CATEGORIES FOR 2015!
The 2014 Ventana Research Innovation Award Winners were:
Overall Business Technology Innovation
•SAP for SAP GRC
Business Technology Innovation
•Big Data: Qubole
•Business Analytics: ClearStory Data
•Business and Social Collaboration: Planview for Projectplace
•Cloud Computing: Oracle Cloud
•Mobile Technology: MicroStrategy for MicroStrategy Usher
•Social Media: DataSift
•Wearable Computing: Apple for Apple Watch
•Chief Financial Officer: IBM for IBM Concert
•Office of Finance: Tagetik
•Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC): Equifax for Affordable Care Act Management Platform
•Human Capital Management: HireVue
•Sustainability: C3 Energy
•Overall Operational Leadership and COO: Kinaxis for Kinaxis RapidResponse
•Contact Center and Call Center: Genesys for Genesys Customer Experience Platform and IBM for IBM Watson Engagement Advisor
•Customer Excellence: Nexidia for Nexidia Interaction Analytics
•Marketing Excellence: Allocadia
•Sales Excellence: TopOPPS
•Supply Chain/Service Chain Excellence: NGDATA for Lily Enterprise
• Chief Information Officer: Software AG for Intelligent Business Operations and Big Data
Information Technology Innovation
•Overall Information Technology: Tamr
•Business Intelligence: VisualCue Technologies
•Information Optimization: Paxata
•Information Management: Teradata for Teradata Unified Data Architecture
•IT Analytics: Sumo Logic
•Location Analytics: Pitney Bowes for Spectrum Spatial
•Operational Intelligence: Savi for Savi Insight
•Predictive Analytics: Alpine Data Labs for Alpine Chorus