Digital Leadership Awards

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About the Awards

The Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals that utilize technology to advance business and IT. The Digital Leadership Awards showcase the leadership and use of business applications or technology that contribute significantly to improved efficiency, productivity and the performance of their organization.

The 14th Annual Digital Leadership Awards cover 10 categories aligned to our expertise areas: Analytics, Customer Experience, Data, Digital Business, Digital Technology, Human Capital Management, Marketing, Office of Finance, Operations & Supply Chain and Sales, along with an Overall Award winner. We invite all organizations and technology vendors to nominate and be considered for the 14th Annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards. Submissions are evaluated based on the stringent guidelines set forth by our awards program criteria.

Award recipients will receive the awards via the Ventana Research 14th Annual Web Announcement. All winners will be recognized and the award recipients will receive a prestigious award from Ventana Research.

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The annual leadership 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 will examine case studies and submissions to evaluate the nominated organization's use of people, processes, information and technology, the best practices it developed, the degree of team involvement and the project's business impact and value.

The Digital Leadership Awards have become an industry tradition. The 13th Annual Award recipients were announced and presented to the market in November of 2020. You can see the 13th Annual winners here.

2021 Awards Calendar

Awards Schedule Announced

Wednesday, July 7th, 2021

Award Submissions Accepted

July 7th - Sept 17th

Submissions Review & Judging

Sept 20th Oct 15th

Finalists Verified & Notified

Week of Oct 18th

Finalists Announced

Week of October 25th

Winners Selected & Notified

Week of Nov 1st

Winners Announced

Week of Nov 8th

The Digital Leadership Awards Categories

Overall Digital Leadership Award

The Overall Digital Leadership Award recognizes the leadership 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 recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in any use or application of analytics across business and/or IT


Data

This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in big data and related technologies for supporting data and information management related needs


Customer Experience

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


Digital Business

This award is for a technology vendor that best exemplifies innovation in applications and technologies that support the digital business needs

Digital Technology

This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership 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 recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the applications and technologies that support human capital management


Marketing

This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the applications and technologies that support marketing

Office of Finance

This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the applications and technologies that support the office of finance


Operations & Supply Chain

This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the technologies that support the operations or service / supply chain


Office of Sales

This award recognizes the organization and technology that best exemplifies leadership in the application or technologies that support the sales organization


Recognition
Each category will recognize the organization demonstrating it’s leadership, as well as the technology vendor which made the improvements possible. The award winners will be notified during the week of November 1st, 2021. Award recipients will receive a physical award via mail, as well as a graphic logo to be used in social, PR and web promotions. The awards will be announced through a press announcement.

Submissions
To participate in the Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards, submit a nomination through the form below by the close of business PT on September 17th, 2021. Completed nomination forms will be accepted only via the online form. We will not accept nominations via email.

Organizations may submit their own nominations directly. We accept nominations from the Ventana Research analyst and research team and organization, technology vendors, public relations firms that have explicit approval from the organization 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.

Judging
The awards are judged by the analysts at Ventana Research, an industry-renowned research team with extensive expertise and knowledge in business and technology. The team will evaluate each submission against the criteria provided.

13th Annual Digital Leadership Award Winners

Overall Leadership Award Winner

Overall

 

Digital Leadership Award Winners by Category

Put the information of the person being nominated to receive the award.

Pu the information of the person who is nominating someone to receive the award. This is also the person well will follow up with if we have questions about the nomination or need additional information.

Yes, you can submit a nomination form on behalf of yourself or your company.

No, our awards program is free for anyone to participate in.

Yes, a nominator can nominate a person or company for multiple categories on the form and can submit nominations for multiple people or companies. 

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NOMINATION FORM

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