TDWI Announces 2018 Best Practices Awards Winners

Innovations in Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and Analytics Implementations to Be Recognized at TDWI Anaheim, August 5-10 in Southern California

Seattle, WA, June 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TDWI, the premier source for in-depth education and research on all things data, is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of its annual Best Practices Awards.

TDWI's Best Practices Awards identify and honor companies that demonstrate excellence and innovation in developing, deploying, and maintaining BI, DW, and related data management (DM) applications. All nominated solutions were evaluated by TDWI analysts and faculty, who selected the award winners based on business impact, maturity, innovation, and relevance in their field.

“With so many companies innovating with data and analytics, the level of competition for the Best Practices Awards grows each year,” said Meighan Berberich, president of TDWI. “It’s a privilege to recognize these individuals and companies for their forward-thinking programs and diverse solutions. The winners are truly world-class, and we look forward to presenting the awards this August.”

TDWI Best Practices Award recipients will be honored at the TDWI Anaheim Conference, taking place August 5-10 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. Representatives from each company, along with their solution sponsors, if applicable, will receive their awards during the opening of the event.

Here are the 2018 TDWI Best Practices Awards winners:

Advanced Analytics and Data Science:
HDFC Bank Ltd.

BI and Analytics on a Limited Budget:
Solution Sponsor: Paxata

BI, Visual Analytics, and Data Discovery:
Medical and Health Sciences Foundation, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC
Solution Sponsor: ADVIZOR Solutions, Inc.

Big Data:
Freddie Mac

Data Management Strategies:
Department of the Navy, Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education Command

Emerging Technologies and Methods:
Solution Sponsor: Kyvos Insights Inc.

Enterprise Data Warehouses
Cerner Corporation
Solution Sponsor: Vertica

For more information about TDWI’s Best Practices Awards program, visit

Qualified members of the media can request interviews—with Meighan Berberich, TDWI President, or Fern Halper, Vice President and Senior Director of Research for Analytics—or press credentials for TDWI Anaheim by contacting Brenda Woodbridge, TDWI Vice President of Operations, at

About TDWI
For over 20 years, TDWI, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., has helped individuals and teams transform data with intelligence through a comprehensive portfolio of business and technical education and research. The in-depth, best-practices-based knowledge TDWI offers can be quickly applied to develop world-class talent across your organization’s business and IT functions and to enhance analytical, data-driven decision making and performance. TDWI advances the art and science of realizing business value from data by providing an objective forum where industry experts, solution providers, and practitioners can explore and enhance data competencies, practices, and technologies. TDWI presents four major conferences as well as topical seminars, onsite education, membership, certification, live webinars, resource-filled publications, industry news, and in-depth research. See or follow us on Twitter @TDWI.

About 1105 Media
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States. 



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