Ventana Research Announces the 16th Annual Digital Innovation Award Finalists
Thirty vendors were selected for innovative technologies for organizations.
Ventana Research announced today the 30 finalists of the 16th Annual Digital Innovation Awards. These awards identify the top technologies and products 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. This year’s finalists represent a significant wave of technological advancements in the use of AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) infused across tools and applications demonstrating substantive advancements that, from our analysis, have the most significant impact on the technology industry.
The 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 Revenue, 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 judged by the subject matter expert analyst team at Ventana Research, which scored the submissions on the digital innovation that most successfully maximizes the value and impact to an organization’s assets – its people, processes, information, and technology. The winners in each category, along with the overall winner, will be announced forthcoming.
"The modernization of organizations requires digital innovation and technology that supports business revitalization, and we are now in our 16th year identifying and recognizing technology providers for their dedication to excellence," said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Ventana Research. "Congratulations to the finalists of our 16th annual Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards, and for their commitment to advancing the technology industry."
The finalists of the 16th 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 IT.
Customer Experience - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in applications and technologies that support customer engagement for any purpose.
Data - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in data and related technologies for supporting data and information management-related needs.
- Ascend.io for Ascend Data Pipeline Automation Platform
- Confluent for Stream Designer
- Fivetran for Fivetran Metadata API
Digital Business - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in applications and technologies that support digital business needs in the following areas: Business Continuity, Digital Communications, Digital Payments, Digital Security, Experience Management, Governance & Risk, Performance Management, Sustainability & ESG, and Work Management.
- Akeneo for Akeneo Product Cloud
- Salsify for Salsify OpenAI Accelerator
- ServiceNow for Employee Center
Digital Technology - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the technologies that support any or all the following areas: Analytics & Data, AI & Machine Learning, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Collaborative & Conversational Computing, Extended Reality, Internet of Things, Mobile Computing 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.
- Fuel50 for Fuel50 Talent Marketplace
- Harri for Harri Employee Experience Platform
- SkyHive for SkyHive Human Capital Operating System
Marketing - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the applications and technologies that support marketing.
- AppsFlyer for AppsFlyer Data Clean Room
- CSG for CSG Xponent Ignite
- Nacelle for Composable Commerce 2.0
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.
- Planful for Planful Predict
- OneStream Software for OneStream Solution Exchange
- Workiva for Workiva ESG
Office of Revenue - This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the application or technologies that support the revenue organization.
- BillingPlatform for Revenue Management Platform
- Conga for Conga Revenue Lifecycle Cloud
- Model N for Model N Revenue Cloud
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.
- Digital Wave Technology for Digital Wave ONE Platform
- ReverseLogix for ReverseLogix Platform
- Samsara for Connected Operations Cloud
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 click here.
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