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TDWI Best Practices Awards: Recognition for Innovative Data and Analytics Implementations

TDWI Best Practices Award Winners 2010

TDWI's Best Practices Awards program is designed to identify and honor companies that have demonstrated excellence in developing, deploying and maintaining BI and DW applications. The best practice nominations were evaluated on business impact, maturity, innovation and relevance.   Companies and sponsoring solution providers from diverse industries submitted entries that were judged in a variety of categories.

The Best Practices Awards winners were honored at the TDWI World Conference, which took place August 15-20, 2010 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel.

Read summaries of the winners' implementations here.

The 2010 Best Practices Awards Winners included:

Category: Enterprise Data Warehousing

  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield (co-winner)
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (co-winner)
    • Solution Sponsor: HP

Category: Customer Intelligence

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Solution Sponsor: Netezza

Category: Dashboards and Scorecards

  • GUESS, Inc.
  • Solution Sponsor: MicroStrategy

Category: Enterprise Business Intelligence

  • Telenor Pakistan
  • Solution Sponsor: Teradata Pakistan

Category: Operational BI

  • Quicken Loans Inc. (co-winner)
  • Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) (co-winner)

Category: Data Governance

  • Sallie Mae
  • Solution Sponsor: DataFlux

Category: BI/DW on a Limited Budget

  • Seminole Gaming

Category: Predictive Analytics

  • Advanceit
  • Solution Sponsor: in2clouds

Category: Radical BI

  • Celestica

Category: Government and Non-Profit

  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) (co-winner)
    • Solution Sponsor: MicroStrategy
  • Centerstone Research Institute (co-winner)

Award winners were chosen by a panel of independent judges who have expertise in BI and DW. The panel of judges included:  Barb Wixom, Associate Professor, University of Virginia; Claudia Imhoff, President, Intelligent Solutions, Inc.; Dan Evans, CBIP, Sr. Group Manager, BI Practice, Avanade, Inc; Evan Levy, Partner, Baseline Consulting; Hugh Watson, Professor of MIS, University of Georgia; Jill Dyché, CBIP, Partner, Baseline Consulting; Jim Thomann, Principal Consultant, DecisionPath Consulting; John Bair, CTO, LaunchPoint; John O’Brien, President, Zukeran Technologies Inc.; Jonathan G. Geiger, CBIP, Executive Vice President, Intelligent Solutions, Inc.; Justin Manes, Consultant; Laura Reeves, Principal, StarSoft Solutions; Mark Peco, CBIP, Partner, InQvis; Maureen Clarry, President/CEO, CONNECT:  The Knowledge Network; Mike Lampa, Sr. Manager, Enterprise BI, Dell, Inc.; Nancy Williams, CBIP, Vice President, DecisionPath Consulting; Patty Haines, President, Chimney Rock Information Solutions; Philip Russom, Senior Manager, TDWI Research, TDWI; Sid Adelman, Principal, Sid Adelman & Associates; Steve Dine, President, Datasource Consulting, LLC; Steve Williams, President, DecisionPath Consulting; Tony Lopykinski, Managing Principal, Maven Advisors, LLC; and Wayne Eckerson, Director, TDWI Research, TDWI.