SOURCE: Computerworld

Computerworld

October 19, 2009 11:30 ET

Computerworld Announces Finalists and Winners for Its 2nd Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program

Category Finalists and Winners Recognized at the Teradata PARTNERS User Group Conference & Expo in Washington, DC

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - Computerworld, the "Voice of IT Management," announced the finalists and winners for its 2nd Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program, sponsored by Teradata. The Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program is focused on best practices in the use of information technology solutions built on Teradata platforms. Two finalists with one winner in each of the five categories were recognized this morning at the Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program ceremony at the 2009 Teradata PARTNERS User Group Conference & Expo in Washington, DC.

The finalists and winners for Computerworld's 2009 Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program are:

Customer Intelligence and Management
Winner - AT&T Inc.
Finalist - InterContinental Hotels Group
Finalist - JD Williams

Excellence in BI and Analytics
Winner - RBC Financial Group
Finalist - Discover Financial Services
Finalist - Banco Bradesco SA

Government and Non-Profit
Winner - United States Postal Service
Finalist - Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and United States Transportation
 Command (USTRANSCOM)
Finalist - HQ USAF A4IS

Industry Innovation
Winner - ARC
Finalist - IHG - Intercontinental Hotels Group
Finalist - RBC Financial Group

Integrated View of the Business
Winner - Australian Pharmaceutical Industries
Finalist - Verizon Wireless
Finalist - HCA IT&S

The Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program is wholly and independently managed by Computerworld, sponsored by Teradata. Eligible Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program nominees were exclusively IT end-user organizations that are Teradata customers. Nominations of IT end-user organizations were accepted from IT users themselves or their public relations representatives.

Judges evaluated and ranked the finalists and winners in each category according to their substantiated Enterprise Intelligence solution attributes and achievements against the following set of criteria:

--  Strategic importance to the business.
--  Positive impact on the business/organization units.
--  Substantial customer impact (i.e. service, retention, acquisition,
    innovation).
--  Provides a strategic advantage to the business/organization while
    anticipating and accommodating the deployment of future enterprise
    intelligence initiatives.
--  Financial return and measurable payback (returns on investment,
    assets, resources) through the creation of revenue opportunities or cost
    savings.
--  Addresses challenges of data management, information access, and
    analysis, and provides a foundation for better business decisions.
    

For more information about Computerworld's Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program, please visit http://www.enterpriseintelligenceawards.com/

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