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TDWI Announces 2016 Best Practices Awards Winners

Recognition for Innovative Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and Analytics Implementations at TDWI San Diego, October 2 - 7

Seattle, WA, August 9, 2016—TDWI, the premier source for in-depth education and research on all things data, is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of its annual Best Practices Awards.

TDWI's Best Practices Awards identifies and honors companies that demonstrate excellence and innovation in developing, deploying, and maintaining BI, DW, and related data management (DM) applications. All nominated solutions were evaluated on business impact, maturity, innovation, and relevance in their field.

“We are excited to announce TDWI’s 2016 Best Practices Award winners at the San Diego Conference this year and to recognize their contributions to the field of data management and analytics,” said Meighan Berberich, president of TDWI. “We're proud to say that this group of winners continues the tradition of innovative analytics solutions that all practitioners can learn from."

The Best Practices Awards winners will be recognized at the TDWI Conference in San Diego, which takes place October 2 - 7, 2016, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

Representatives from each company, along with their solution sponsors, if applicable, will receive awards during the ceremony.

Following are the 2016 TDWI Best Practices Awards winners:

Analytics and Data Science:
Toyota Financial Services

BI and Analytics on a Limited Budget:
Oregon State University

BI, Search, and Data Discovery:

Big Data:
Verizon Wireless

Data Management Strategies:
VMware, Inc.
Solution Sponsor: SAP

Emerging Technologies and Methods:
Arizona State University Analytics & Data Services (co-winner)
IAC Publishing Labs, operating entity of (co-winner)
Solution Sponsor: Snowflake Computing

Real- and Right-Time Operational Intelligence:
Aircel Limited, India

No winner was selected in the Data Warehouse Innovation or Data Visualization and Storytelling category.

For more information about TDWI’s Best Practices Awards program, visit

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For 20 years, TDWI has provided individuals and teams with a comprehensive portfolio of business and technical education and research about all things data. The in-depth, best-practices-based knowledge TDWI offers can be quickly applied to develop world-class talent across your organization’s business and IT functions to enhance analytical, data-driven decision making and performance. TDWI advances the art and science of realizing business value from data by providing an objective forum where industry experts, solution providers, and practitioners can explore and enhance data competencies, practices, and technologies. TDWI presents five major conferences as well as topical seminars, onsite education, membership, certification, live Webinars, resourceful publications, industry news, and in-depth research. See or follow us on Twitter @TDWI.

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For more information about the TDWI Best Practices Awards or the TDWI Conference in San Diego, please contact:

Brenda Woodbridge 
VP of Operations, TDWI
[email protected]