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BeyeNETWORK Announces the Recipients of 2009 Vision Award for Business Impact

Originally published octubre 22, 2009

Boulder, CO – October 22, 2009 - The BeyeNETWORK is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009 Vision Award for Business Impact. More than four dozen submissions across six categories exemplified the variety of ways that business are using software to improve decision making and provide true strategic and tactical value to their organizations.

The winning submissions covered a range of industries from web analytics to healthcare to manufacturing. All showed that the effective application of business intelligence and analytics is important to a company’s bottom line and that good strategic decision making is key in this challenging economic environment.

2009 Vision Award for Business Impact Winners

Analytics: Kognitio for TRA, Inc.

Business Intelligence: Hitachi Consulting for Schumacher Group

Business Intelligence: Teradata Corporation for Freescale Semiconductor

Data Access, Integration and Executability: Initiate Systems for Ochsner Health System 

Operational BI: MicroStrategy for Nygård International

Performance Management: Actuate for St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

Software-as-a-Service BI: Adaptive Planning for Pep Boys

“Congratulations to all the recipients of this award,” states Ron Powell, cofounder of the BeyeNETWORK. “In this time of limited budgets and stretched IT resources, it is reassuring to know that successful companies are taking the necessary steps to improve the way their organizations derive business value from the wealth of data available to them. Special kudos to Teradata and Actuate who won this award in their respective categories for the second consecutive year.”

Many of the BeyeNETWORK’s channel experts participated as judges. They did a wonderful job, bringing objectivity and a breadth of expertise to judging process. Special thanks to judges Merv Adrian, Lou Agosta, Leslie Ament, Michael Brooks, Larry Goldman, Seth Grimes, Richard Hackathorn, Michael Jennings, Chuck Kelly, William McKnight, John Myers, Colin White, Nancy Williams, Lyndsay Wise and the editorial team of BeyeNETWORK.

Click here to read excerpts from the winning entries.


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