Digital Innovation Awards

About the Awards
Now Accepting Nominations

The annual 2017 Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards recognize vendors that have introduced noteworthy innovations in technology that advance business and IT. The Digital Innovation Awards showcase advances in the productivity and potential of business applications as well as technology that contributes significantly to improved efficiency, productivity and the performance of an organization.

The 2017 Awards cover 9 categories aligned to our expertise areas: Analytics, Big Data, Customer Experience, Digital Technology, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Office of Finance, Operations & Supply Chain, and Sales, along with an overall award. Nominations are open for organizations across business and IT, technology vendors and consulting firms. Submissions are evaluated based on the stringent guideline set out by awards program criteria.

Award recipients will receive the awards via the Ventana Research 2017 Web Announcement. All winners and finalists will be recognized and the award recipients will receive a prestigious award from Ventana Research.

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The annual Digital Innovation Awards are delivered by the Ventana Research team, which through its benchmark research, on-demand advisory and education continues to pioneer new methods for organizations to become efficient and effective in their business. As part of the scoring process and methodology, Ventana Research examines the submissions to evaluate the technology innovative approach but also how it applies to the people, processes, information and technology, the best practices it supports, the degree of team involvement and the technologies business impact and value.

The Digital Innovation Awards have become an industry tradition. This year’s award recipients will be announced and presented to the market in September of 2017. Submissions to be considered for an award must be completed by July 14th, 2017. You can find the submission form and instructions here. You can see last year's winners here.

Awards Calendar

Awards Schedule Announced

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Award Submissions Accepted

May 19th - July 14th

Submissions Review and Judging

July 15th - August 11th

Finalists Verified & Notified

Week of August 21st

Winners Selected

Week of August 21st

Winners Notified

Week of August 28th

Winners Announced

Week of September 11th

The Digital Innovation Awards Categories

Overall Digital Innovation Award

The Overall Digital Innovation Award recognizes the digital innovation among those submitted for consideration that most successfully will maximize the value of all the organization’s assets – its people, processes, information and technology. All finalists in the individual award categories will be considered for this prestigious award.

Analytics

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


Big 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


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

Digital Technology

This award for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the technologies that support any or all of the following areas: Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Collaboration, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Mobile Technology, Social Media or Wearable Computing


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


Operations & Supply Chain

This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the technologies that support the operations or service/supply chain


Sales

This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in the application or technologies that support the sales organization


Recognition

The award winners will be notified in the week of August 28th, 2017. Award recipients will receive the prestigious award recognition at their annual conference or through the mail. The awards will be announced through a press announcement and promotion on www.ventanaresearch.com.

Submissions

To participate in the Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards, e-mail or submit the nomination form below by the close of business on Friday July 14th, 2017. Completed nomination forms will be accepted only via email or online.

Technology vendors may submit their own nominations directly. We accept nominations from the Ventana Research analyst and research team and technology vendor public relations firms that have explicit approval from the technology vendors to submit on its behalf; all such submissions must include the nominated organization’s contact information to enable Ventana Research to confirm submission approval and review. The quality and depth of the submission – its clarity, completeness and specificity – will affect its overall score, so please provide as much information presented as clearly as possible. 

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2016 Technology Innovation Award Winners

Overall Business Technology Innovation Winner

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Business Technology Innovation Award Winners

Business Innovation Awards Winners

Operational Innovation Awards Winners

CIO/IT Innovation Award Winners

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Chief Information Officer

Information Technology Innovation Awards Winners

Nomination Form

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