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Ventana Research Announces 14th Annual Digital Innovation Award Finalists

Thirty vendors selected for innovative technologies for organizations

Bend, OR / Jun 15, 2021 / by Ventana Research

Ventana Research announced today the 30 finalists of the 14th Annual Digital Innovation Awards. These awards identify the top technologies that have the most striking impact in their respective markets, recognizing pioneering vendors that contribute advancements in technology, drive change and increase value for organizations worldwide. Out of all the nominations, these finalists are exemplary in the advancement of the technology, that from our analysis, have the most significant impact to the technology industry.

VR_14th_Annual_Digital_Innovation_Award_Logo_FinalistThe Digital Innovation Awards cover 10 categories aligned to our expertise areas: Analytics, Data, Customer Experience, Digital Business, Digital Technology, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Office of Finance, Office of Sales and Operations & Supply Chain, along with an Overall Award. Nominations were open to organizations across business and IT, technology vendors and consulting firms. Award finalists were chosen by the subject matter expert analyst team at Ventana Research, which scored the submissions on digital innovation that most successfully maximizes the value of all the organization’s assets – its people, processes, information and technology. The winners in each category, along with the overall winner, will be announced in an industry press release next week.

"The advancements in innovation of technology in the last year, and our work to identify and promote those vendors and products over the last 14 years, has identified the important accomplishments in our industry," said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Ventana Research. "Congratulations to the finalists of our Digital Innovation Awards, and for the dedication to the investments made to advance technology that helps organizations be more productive and effective in their operations.”

The finalists of the 14th Annual Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards are:

Analytics - This award is for the technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in any use or application of analytics across business and/or IT.

Customer Experience - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in applications and technologies that support the engagement with customers for any purpose.

Data - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in big data and related technologies for supporting data and information management related needs.

Digital Business - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in applications and technologies that support the digital business needs and in the following areas: Business Continuity, Digital Communications, Digital Security, Digital Transformation, Experience Management, Governance and Risk, Performance Management, Sustainability Management and Work Management.

Digital Technology - This award for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the technologies that support any or all of the following areas: Analytics & Data, AI & Machine Learning, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Collaborative & Conversational Computing, eXtended reality, Internet of Things, Mobile Technology or Robotic Automation.

Human Capital Management - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the applications and technologies that support human capital management.

Marketing - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the applications and technologies that support marketing.

Office of Finance - This award Is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the applications and technologies that support the office of finance.

Office of Sales - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the application or technologies that support the sales organization.

Operations and Supply Chain - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the technologies that support the operations or service/supply chain.

Ventana Research highlights and acknowledges the importance of these innovations through its annual Digital Innovation Awards. To learn more about the Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards, please visit here.

About Ventana Research

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