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Ventana Research Opens the 2018 Digital Leadership Awards for Nominations

Annual invitation for nominations for pioneers and leaders of business and technology

Bend, OR / May 01, 2018 / by Ventana Research

Ventana Research announced today that nominations are open for its 2018 Digital Leadership Awards. These Awards, presented annually, honor technology and business leaders that are championing and implementing advanced business practices and technology to drive better results. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that exemplify the understanding that superior performance requires a clear vision, determination and the concerted efforts of a team.

VentanaResearch_DigitalLeadershipAwards_2018Ventana Research invites all organizations to nominate their business and technology leaders to be considered for the awards. Award recipients will be selected based upon leadership, business and technology criteria in the specific business and/or IT category and the extent to which organizations have transformed business or IT processes.

The Digital Leadership Awards have become an industry tradition. This year’s award recipients will be announced and presented to the market during the week of September 17th.

"With the ever accelerating pace of technology, keeping up with changes can be difficult for business, let alone capitalize on the changes and gain a competitive advantage," said Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer of Ventana Research. "To recognize those that have capitalized on these changes, our 2018 Digital Leadership Awards will showcase those leaders who went beyond just accepting conventional wisdom in existing technological approaches and embraced new approaches that can advance their organization and provide the best possible digital effectiveness."

The Digital Leadership Awards will have 10 awards, an overall business innovation award and one award for each of our expertise areas: Analytics, Big Data, Customer Experience, Digital Technology, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Office of Finance, Operations & Supply Chain, and Sales. Submissions are evaluated by Ventana Research based on the awards program criteria at, where interested organizations or individuals can fill out the submission form. The submission process must be completed by July 6, 2018.

To learn more about the Ventana Research Leadership Awards or see what previous award recipients have said about them please visit:

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