October 22, 2009 14:00 ET

BeyeNETWORK Announces the Recipients of 2009 Vision Award for Business Impact

Impactful Business Solutions Recognized With BeyeNETWORK Vision Award in the Areas of Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Access, Performance Management, Operational BI and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) BI

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - 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 businesses 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 the 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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