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Ventana Research Announces Business Technology Leadership Summit 2013

Premier business and technology research and advisory services firm to unveil latest research and awards at the leadership event of the year

Bend, OR / Jan 15, 2013 / by Ventana Research


San Ramon, CA. – January 15, 2013 – Ventana Research will be hosting the Business Technology Leadership Summit 2013 on May 29 - 30, 2013 at the Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, CA. The event will feature key observations gleaned from the latest research from Ventana Research analysts, as they share strategies and recommendations for effectively leading change to ensure future success. The analysts will share insights from fact-based research and provide guidance on how to improve organizational practices using applications and technology to improve business processes.



The summit will provide an educational agenda with fast-paced, interactive sessions, workshops and executive exchanges led by Ventana Research analysts and industry experts covering a wide variety of relevant and engaging topics. Speakers will discuss new insights on cloud computing, big data, business analytics, mobile technology and more. In addition to sharing insights from their groundbreaking benchmark research, Ventana Research will announce the annual Leadership Awards recipients. These awards will be unveiled at the Business Technology Summit Leadership Awards Ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of individuals and organizations that have led effective change through the use of technology.


"In today's business environment, technology changes occur at a rapid pace. Business and IT leaders need to harness these new technologies to create real and meaningful business change,” said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Ventana Research. "Ventana Research has offered fact-based research and guidance about business and technology for over a decade. We look forward to sharing our in-depth knowledge of the industry at the summit, where we can interact with business leaders in a collaborative forum. I’m also excited to present our 2013 Leadership Awards to game-changing leaders at the Ventana Research Business Technology Leadership Summit Awards Ceremony.”

Registration for the 2013 Business Technology Leadership Summit is now open. Early registrants may take advantage of reduced registration fees through April 1, 2013. For more information on the summit, including sponsorship opportunities and registration, visit:


For more information on the 2013 Leadership Awards, visit Submissions are being accepted through March 1, 2013.


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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