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Analytics Accelerator Awards To Recognize the Best and Brightest in Data Science and Analytics

Nominations are now being accepted for a new award program designed to recognize the unique individuals creating the state of the art in data-driven innovation.

(Seattle, WA July 19, 2017) TDWI ( today announced the new Analytics Accelerator Award. This award is designed to recognize the “data unicorns” in the industry who are driving successful innovation and business outcomes through inventive uses of data and analytics.

The Analytics Accelerator Award identifies and honors individuals that have demonstrated nothing short of magical skills in developing, deploying, and maintaining successful analytics and data science projects. Winners will be evaluated on two key criteria: innovation and impact.

“Every day, data professionals are quite literally inventing the future with new and creative ways to solve problems or drive growth with data” said Meighan Berberich, TDWI President. “These awards are designed to identify and recognize these ‘unicorns’ for their amazing work. We also want to help grow the community by identifying and sharing best practices that can benefit everyone blazing a trail with data in their organizations.”

The Analytics Accelerator Awards will be judged by a panel of independent industry experts in analytics and data science. Finalists will be selected from the pool of online entries and their solutions thoroughly researched to select the winners.

Winners will be recognized at TDWI Accelerate in Seattle, WA, October 16, 2017 The deadline for entries is Friday, August 18, 2017. Details about the award program and applications are available at For updated information, follow @dataunicorn on Instagram. Questions about the awards or the program can be sent to Christen Casey at [email protected].

Note to Reporters: Awards are being presented at TDWI Accelerate Seattle, October 16-17 2017. Press passes are available to qualified members of the media. TDWI President Meighan Berberich is available for interviews with qualified members of the media. Please send interview and press pass requests to Christen Casey of TDWI at [email protected].

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