Ventana Research names innovative BI, analytics and big data tools


Ventana Research has recognised leading technology providers in the 2015 Technology Innovation Awards, identifying the technology which could have the most striking positive impact on business.

Award recipients were selected based upon the vendor’s contributions in the specific business and/or IT category and the extent to which they do or will help organisations enhance business processes and outcomes.

Among the business intelligence and analytics winners were:

Business Technology Innovation Awards
Big Data: Trifacta
Business Analytics: IBM Watson Analytics

Business Innovation Awards
Office of Finance: Host Analytics Modelling Cloud

Operational Innovation Awards
Overall Operational Innovation: Sales Wave Analytics

CIO/IT Innovation Award
Chief Information Officer: Splunk Enterprise Security 4.0 and Splunk User Behavior Analytics

Information Technology Innovation Awards
Business Intelligence: SiSense
IT Analytics: SAS Cybersecurity
Location Analytics: SpaceCurve
Operational Intelligence/internet of Things: Ryft One
Predictive Analytics: Visier Workforce Analytics

“The level of digital transformation in technology for business has grown dramatically, making the challenge to discern the winner in each category very difficult,” said Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer, Ventana Research. “Congratulations to the winners; you have truly advanced the full potential of business with your products and technology.”