WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen Teradata EPIC Awards winners were named in an awards ceremony held last night at PARTNERS, the Teradata User Group Conference and Expo, to honor global customers and partners. Winners and finalists were recognized by Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the analytic data solutions company, for outstanding achievement in the use of data analytics to create business value.
"This year, we've reached a milestone. This is our fifth anniversary – five years of recognizing our customers and partners for leadership, innovation and excellence in analytics and business intelligence. We have entries from all parts of Teradata – from Aprimo, from Teradata Aster, from our Claraview division, from all three of our regions, from 10 global industries," said Darryl McDonald, executive vice president, Applications, Business Development and chief marketing officer, Teradata.
The awards program recognized Teradata customers for their extraordinary innovation in use of data analytics to create competitive advantage, and Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators who have made outstanding business and technology contributions to Teradata and its customers. By category, the winners are as follows.
Category: Analytical Excellence
Winner: McCain Foods Limited
Project: Operational Equipment Efficiency
Category: Customer Insights & Engagement
Winner: Telenor Pakistan
Project: Customer Intelligence: Beyond the Data Warehouse to Advanced Analytics
Category: Integrated Marketing Management
Winner: United Rentals
Project: Customer Retention Campaign
Category: Integrated View of the Business
Winner: KPN N.V. and Cognizant Technology Solutions
Project: KPN BI Bright
Category: Operational Excellence
Winner: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Project: Enterprise Business Analytics Optimization Project
Category: Resource Optimization and Sustainable Business Practices
Winner: GE Healthcare
Project: Efficient and Reliable Enterprise Data Backup and Recovery
Category: Transparency, Compliance & Risk Management
Winner: USDA Risk Management Agency and Center for Agribusiness Excellence, Tarleton
State University, Texas A&M University System
Project: Mandated Data Warehouse and Data Mining
Category: On the Edge
Winner: HealthTrust Purchasing Group and HCA Information Technology and Services
Project: Pharmacy Spend Diagnostics
Independent Software Vendor Partner Awards
Category: Collaborative Revenue Contribution
The Collaborative Revenue Contribution award recognizes the ISV who worked with Teradata to influence the largest year-over-year revenue growth for Teradata technology and services.
Winner: Tableau Software
Category: New Customer Wins
The award recognizes the partner who drove the most Teradata data warehouse wins during the past year.
Category: ISV Best Business Solution
This award recognizes an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner who has developed and implemented a solution that uses Teradata technology to deliver unique business value to customers. This solution must be in production now, must be repeatable and must deliver measurable return on investment for the customer.
Category: ISV Excellence
This award recognizes an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner who has made outstanding contributions to Teradata and its customers. The winning partner will have demonstrated a proven commitment to driving business success through Teradata platforms.
System Integrator Partner Awards
Category: Collaborative Demand
The SI Collaborative Demand award recognizes the SI who has contributed to the greatest year-over-year order growth for Teradata technology and services, through their demand creation efforts jointly with Teradata teams.
Category: Partner Driven Wins
The award recognizes the systems integrator (SI) who has driven the most Teradata data warehouse wins during the past year.
Winner: IBM GBS-BAO
Category: SI Business Innovation
This award recognizes a systems integrator (SI) who has developed an innovative industry-specific or cross-industry solution that addresses a distinct business need.
Winner: Lockheed Martin
Category: SI Enterprise Intelligence
This award recognizes a systems integrator (SI) who has developed an enterprise-level solution that has led to a Teradata Enterprise Data Warehouse implementation
Winner: Cognizant Technology Solutions
The panel of judges included chief information officers, analysts, educators, journalists and technology leaders across industry. They evaluated and ranked all of the submissions to select the finalists and winners. Each winner received a custom-designed Teradata EPIC Awards crystal trophy.
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