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

TDWI Announces 2013 Best Practices Awards Winners

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 will be recognized at the TDWI World Conference in San Diego, which will take place August 18–23, 2013, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel.

Click here to read summaries of the winning implementations!

Category: Organizational Structures

  • SAP

Category: Government and Non Profit

  • USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA)
    • Solution Sponsor: Teradata Corporation

Category: Enterprise DM Strategies

  • Advance Auto Parts (co-winner)
    • Solution Sponsor: Stibo Systems

Category: Enterprise DM Strategies

  • Standard Life plc (co-winner)

Category: Enterprise Data Warehousing

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics
    • Solution Sponsor: Health Catalyst

Category: Performance Management

  • Quicken Loans, Inc.

Category: Emerging Technologies and Methods

  • Motorola Mobility
    • Solution Sponsor: Cloudera, Inc.

Category: Right-Time BI

  • British Gas
    • Solution Sponsor: Cognizant Technology Solutions

Category: Enterprise BI

  • Aircel Limited
    • Solution Sponsor: Teradata Corporation

Category: BI on a Limited Budget

  • USAA

Category: Advanced Analytics

  • Telenor Pakistan
    • Solution Sponsor: Teradata Corporation

Award winners were chosen by a panel of independent judges who have expertise in BI and DW. The panel included: Aaron Fuller, Principal, Superior Data Strategies, LLC; Barb Wixom, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research; Chris Adamson, DW Specialist, Oakton Software LLC; Cindi Howson, Founder, BI Scorecard; Colin White, President & Founder, BI Research; Daniel R. Evans, CBIP, Sr. Group Manager/Solution Lead, Avanade, Inc; David Stodder, TDWI Research Director; David Wells, BI Consultant, Mentor, and Teacher; Evan Levy, Partner, Baseline Consulting; Fern Halper, TDWI Research Director; Hugh Watson, Professor of MIS, University of Georgia; Jed Summerton, Business and IT Consultant, Summerton Consulting, LLC; Jill Dyché, CBIP, Partner, Baseline Consulting; John Myers Senior Analyst for Business Intelligence, Enterprise Management Associates; Jonathan G. Geiger, CBIP, Executive Vice President, Intelligent Solutions, Inc.; Laura Reeves, Principal, StarSoft Solutions, Inc.; Krish Krishnan, Industry Analyst and Data Warehouse Expert, Sixth Sense Advisors, Inc.; Mark Madsen, President, Third Nature; Mark Peco, CBIP, Partner, InQvis; Mike Lampa, BI Business & Solution Development, Dell Services; Nancy Williams, CBIP, Vice President, DecisionPath Consulting; Patty Haines, President, Chimney Rock Information Solutions; Philip Russom, TDWI Research Director; Ralph Hughes, Chief Systems Architect, Ceregenics, Inc.; Shawn Rogers, Vice President Research, Business Intelligence and DW, Enterprise Management Associates; Steve Dine, President, Datasource Consulting, LLC; and Steve Williams, President, DecisionPath Consulting.