Monday, November 28th, 2011

Australian Higher Education provider, Macquarie University, a client of international Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, Yellowfin, has been announced as a finalist for the fifth annual Ventana Research Leadership Awards.

The 2011 global awards were open to any organization and vendor that had delivered a BI implementation during 2010/11.

The awards, to be announced in a live Webinar on Friday 2 December at 11am Pacific Time, recognize individuals and organizations that have advanced business leadership by effectively utilizing their people, process, information and technology to achieve the best outcomes possible.

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The awards will be judged by Ventana Research’s world-renowned industry research team.

Scoring will be based on the strength of the overall submission, its use of people, processes, information and technology, the best practices developed and the project’s business impacts in 2010/11 as well as the projected value in 2012.

The Yellowfin-Macquarie University implementation also won the People’s Choice Award at the inaugural 2011 Excellence in Business Intelligence Awards.

Award winners were announced from a shortlist of six finalists at the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 2.0 Conference, 26 October 2011, Sydney, Australia.

The winner of the People’s Choice Award was chosen by conference attendees, which included a raft of industry leaders, veterans and experts, who nominated the case study they found most inspiring.

The awards, coordinated by The Australian Business Intelligence Leadership Forum, were open to any organization or vendor that delivered or participated in the delivery of a BI project within Australia since 1 July 2010.



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