Digital Leadership Awards

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 2018 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. We invite all organizations and technology vendors to nominate and be considered for the annual Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards for 2018. Submissions are evaluated based on the stringent guideline set out by awards program criteria.

Award recipients will receive the awards via the Ventana Research 2018 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 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. This year’s award recipients will be announced and presented to the market in September of 2018. You can see last year's winners here.

Awards Calendar

Awards Schedule Announced

Monday, May 1st, 2018

Award Submissions Accepted

May 1st - July 6th

Submissions Review and Judging

July 9th - August 24th

Finalists Verified & Notified

Week of August 27th

Winners Selected

Week of September 10th

Winners Notified

Week of September 17th

Winners Announced

Week of September 24th

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


Big 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 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


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 (described below) 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 in the week of September 30th, 2018. Award recipients will receive a physical award via mail, as well as a graphic logo to be used in web promotions. The awards will be announced through a press announcement.

Submissions
To participate in the Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards, submit the nomination form below by the close of business on Friday, July 6th, 2018. Completed nomination forms will be accepted only via the online form. We will not accept nominations via email.

Organization 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 organizations 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.

2017 Digital Leadership Award Winners

Overall Leadership Award Winner

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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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