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Ventana Research Announces Business Technology Innovation Summit 2013

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Bend, OR / May 24, 2013 / by Ventana Research


San Ramon, CA. – May 24, 2013 – Ventana Research will be hosting the Technology Innovation Summit 2013 on September 11th & 12th, 2013 at the Swissôtel Chicago, IL. The Summit will feature the latest research from Ventana Research analysts, as they share strategies and insight for effectively using innovative technology to spur opportunity to create business growth. Industry experts will share real-world success stories about meeting today’s competitive business climate head-on with new technology and winning. Delegates will come away with key information that allows them to implement immediate change from innovative technology that will have lasting impact on their business in the future.

The summit will provide an educational agenda with fast-paced, interactive sessions, workshops and technology exchanges led by Ventana Research analysts and industry experts covering a wide variety of relevant and engaging topics. Speakers will cover demonstrations and examples on the latest developments in cloud computing, big data, business analytics, business collaboration, mobile technology and more.


In addition to sharing insights from their groundbreaking benchmark research, Ventana Research will announce the annual Technology Innovation Awards. These awards will be unveiled at the Technology Innovation Summit Innovation Awards Ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of distinguish pioneers that have developed clear visionary and transformative technology.


"Innovative technology empowers business and IT organizations to operate their enterprise more effectively. Companies that lack a unified business and IT technology strategy risk falling behind in this competitive environment.” Said Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer at Ventana Research “The Technology Innovation Summit will provide business and IT executives with the opportunity to interact and exchange ideas with industry technology leaders, technology providers and our industry analysts in a collaborative forum to share best practices for the use of big data, analytics, cloud computing, collaboration and more. Unlike industry events, the summit provides a unified view on both the business and IT value of technology. I’m also excited to present our 2013 Technology Innovation Awards to game-changing technology leaders at the Summit Awards Ceremony.”


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


For more information on the 2013 Leadership Awards, visit Submissions from technology providers are being accepted through June 28, 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


Press and Media: Complimentary passes to the summit and interviews are available upon request.

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