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        Ventana Research Announces the 16th Annual Digital Leadership Awards Finalists

        Annual awards highlight technology leaders across business and IT


        Ventana_Research_16th_Annual_Digital_Leadership_Award_Finalist_LogoToday Ventana Research announced the finalists of its 16th annual Digital Leadership Awards. These Awards spotlight the individuals and organizations that have utilized and championed modernization and transformation across their people, processes, information, and technology to grow their business and industry market potential.

        The Digital Leadership Awards span nine expertise areas and will include an overall winner selected from the final judging across all categories. As part of the grading process and methodology, the Awards team examined case studies and submissions to evaluate the organization's use of people, process, information, and technology to the impact and performance that resulted from the use of technology. The examination of best practices and methods used, the degree of team involvement, and the project's business impact and value. This year’s nominations crossed many industries and different-sized organizations.

        “The need for leadership in this digital age requires the need for individuals to step up and guide an enterprise to embrace and apply technology,” said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Ventana Research. “We congratulate all the finalists of the 16th annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards for their contributions and success in using technology to gain the best possible outcomes.”

        The finalists of the 16th annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards are:

        Analytics Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in any use or application of analytics across business and/or IT.

        • Carolyn Fung at Hope for Henry using Domo
        • Jared Noynaert at Crane Worldwide Logistics using Fivetran
        • Rami Bareket at ICL Group using Datricks

        Customer Experience Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in applications and technologies that support engagement with customers for any purpose.

        • Chris Nardecchia at Rockwell Automation using Adobe, Salesforce, and SAP
        • Cyndi Daman at MoneyGram International using NICE

        Data Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in data and related technologies that support data and information management-related needs.

        • Bob Cournoyer at Estes Express Lines using Denodo
        • Kam Rokon at WoodmenLife using Alation
        • Paul Coleman at Skidmore College using SnapLogic

        Digital Business Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the technologies that support any or all of the following areas: Business Continuity, Digital Communications, Digital Security, Digital Transformation, Experience Management, Governance and Risk, Performance Management, and Sustainability Management.

        • Kayla Linn at Eventide Senior Living Communities using UKG
        • Max Chan at Avnet using HCL Software

        Digital Technology Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the technologies that support any or all of the following areas: Analytics and Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Collaborative and Conversational Computing, Extended Reality, Internet of Things, Mobile Computing, Robotic Automation.

        • David Hardister at Bank of America using Alteryx
        • Mark Luquire at EY using EY Fabric and Microsoft
        • Robert Colby at Intel using Cisco

        Human Capital Management Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the applications and technologies that support human capital management.

        • Houston Chatham-Wright at Expedia Group using ServiceNow
        • Melanie Wilson Disney at Weigel’s using Paylocity
        • Michele Corkins at Hawaiian Bros Island Grill using Harri

        Office of Finance Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the applications and technologies that support the Office of Finance.

        • Joseph Ferree and Jessica Engelhardt at 8x8 using Workiva
        • Melanie Hermann at Polaris using OneStream
        • Sarah Janowicz at Cambio Communities using Sage

        Office of Revenue Category - This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the application or technologies that support sales and the Office of Revenue.

        • Dirk Loerwink at Gigaset using Board International
        • Mike Little at Lumen using Anaplan
        • Robert Reid at Apptio using Xactly

        Operations & Supply Chain Category – This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the technologies that support the operations or service/supply chain.

        • Dr. Lakshman Singh at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, India
        • Hector Garcia at Winston Products using ConverSight
        • Mario Cavallo at Granarolo Spa using Board International

        Ventana Research annually highlights and acknowledges the importance of these leaders through the Digital Leadership Awards. To learn more about the Awards, please click here.

        About Ventana Research

        Ventana Research is the most authoritative and respected market 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, process, 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 Facebook, LinkedIn, and X (formerly Twitter). To learn how Ventana Research advances the maturity of organizations’ use of information and technology through benchmark research, education, and advisory services, visit www.ventanaresearch.com.

        Share this: News: @VentanaResearch announces the finalists of its 16th annual Digital Leadership Awards. Learn more about the finalists here https://bit.ly/3ZBdIwL #leadership #business #analytics #CX #data #digitalbusiness #digitaltechnology #HCM #marketing #finance #revenue #opsandsupply

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