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        Press, Media and Industry Partners Join Ventana Research to Commence on a New Decade of Research

        Business Technology Innovation Summit to bring new research, direction, and Leadership and Innovation Awards in Silicon Valley


        SAN RAMON, CA, October 30, 2012 - Ventana Research will be celebrating 10 years of excellence in business and technology research and education at the Business Technology Innovation Summit on November 8, 2012 at the Tech Museum in San Jose, CA. ( The last decade would not be possible without the support of its media and association partners that help in the participation and syndication of research that increase the quality and reach of research.

        The Summit will unveil new research and direction for the technology industry in 2013. The sessions feature key insights from Ventana Research analysts on the past, present and future direction of the technology industry, including the impact of technology innovations for business and IT. Agenda topics include big data, business analytics, cloud computing, mobile technology, social collaboration and the intersection with line of business. In addition to sharing insights from their groundbreaking Business Technology Innovations benchmark research, Ventana Research will present the annual Leadership Awards, acknowledging innovative leaders and the Technology Innovation Awards for vendors exemplifying value for business and IT in technology.

        Ventana Research partners help distinguish itself from other analyst firms and help further its work in the market. Ventana Research would like to thank, Directions Magazine, ICMI KD Nuggets, Penton Media, SocialMedia Today and SourceMedia for their partnership and research support.

        "We're glad to wish our friends and partners at Ventana Research a happy an prosperous 10th year anniversary. Here at Information Management we've been honored for almost that many years to have Mark Smith and the Ventana Research team as trusted valuable contributors and advisors to our community of data and information professionals. Ventana Research's model of primary research has become a proven body of knowledge and great value add to our readers and to information managers everywhere. The commentary is always timely and focused with a clear view to the issues organizations face right now. We look forward to the next decade and expect future success for Ventana Research and its team of trusted advisors." - Jim Ericson, Information Management

        “Having worked with Mark and the Ventana Research team in different capacities over the decade, I am so pleased to take a step back to honor the impact they’ve made during this time. ICMI and UBM have been proud to partner with Ventana Research to educate and bring quality research to the market. We appreciate Ventana Research’s intelligent, credible, and insightful approach, and look forward to extending this partnership for years to come.” - Tara Gibb, Global Brand Director, ICMI

        "Ventana Research has long provided top-notch research and authoritative financial reporting to Business Finance, and we congratulate them on their many impressive achievements over this past decade. We look forward to continuing what has been a very fruitful relationship with Ventana Research." - Dave Blanchard, Business Finance Magazine

        "Ventana Research has been an outstanding partner to Directions Magazine and they have been way ahead of the curve as the leader in market research for location intelligence and I congratulate them on their decade of success. I'm looking forward to continuing our partnership as we explore this emerging technology sector together." - Joe Francica - Directions Magazine

        "Our companies have partnered in research to advance the science of Predictive Analytics, and I was impressed with Ventana Research's process and results. Congratulations on a decade of success and look forward to new projects!" - Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, KDnuggets.

        “We partner with the industry’s leading organizations to help bring the best quality research to the broadest market,” said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Ventana Research. "Ventana Research has offered fact-based research and market analysis for a decade. We look forward to continuing our work with our partners and celebrating our mutual success at the Ventana Research Business Technology Summit."

        Members of the media are welcome to come and get the exclusive research and technology directions for 2013 at the Ventana Research 2012 Business Technology Summit. Please contact marketing@VentanaResearch,com for information regarding press passes. Registration for the event is at

        About Ventana Research

        Ventana Research is the most authoritative and respected benchmark business technology research and advisory services firm. We provide insight and expert guidance on mainstream and disruptive technologies through a unique set of research-based offerings including benchmark research and technology evaluation assessments, education workshops and our research and advisory services, Ventana On-Demand. Our unparalleled understanding of the role of technology in optimizing business processes and performance and our best practices guidance are rooted in our rigorous research-based benchmarking of people, processes, information and technology across business and IT functions in every industry. This benchmark research plus our market coverage and in-depth knowledge of hundreds of technology providers means we can deliver education and expertise to our clients to increase the value they derive from technology investments while reducing time, cost and risk.

        Ventana Research provides the most comprehensive analyst and research coverage in the industry; business and IT professionals worldwide are members of our community and benefit from Ventana Research's insights, as do highly regarded media and association partners around the globe. Our views and analyses are distributed daily through blogs and social media channels including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.

        To learn how Ventana Research advances the maturity of organizations' use of information and technology through benchmark research, education and advisory services, visit

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