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Computerworld digital edition - September 2016 [cover]

Read CW's September digital magazine!

In this issue: The 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards, honoring 20 organizations that used clear-eyed analytics to achieve a wide spectrum of gains.

Utah Transit Authority, left to right: Edison Pascascio Sr., Eric Callison, Sarah Lin, Beth Wavrek

Utah Transit Authority

Analytics reporting tools at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree put state transit data into the hands of end users.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Predictive analytics paired with real-time data helps lower the rate of surgical infections for this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

TD Bank, L-R: Crisp, Reid, Fu, Oliveros, Gillies, Modir and Paul

TD Bank

This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree uses a data management tool to give its business users on-demand access to data. 

Qiagen's 80-person e-commerce team [2016]

Qiagen

An analytics database at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree combines multiple data streams and sources to drive revenue.

Pinterest employees: Nelson Gines, Maggie Laush,  Shira Netter, Maggie Armato, Jordan Skye Paul

Pinterest

An app that predicts customer satisfaction replaces manual triage of support requests at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

Life Fitness employees [2016]

Life Fitness

Remote diagnostics developed by this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree keep fitness equipment in shape.

KPMG team

KPMG

Data mining and analytics speed the client onboarding process at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

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MFC Netform

Cloud-based ERP helped turn this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an upstart in its market, into an industry leader within 10 years.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory [JPL] employees

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Scientists at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree can now analyze petabytes of space mission data created decades apart. 

Halton Regional Police Service [HRPS] mobile technology [2015]

Halton Regional Police Service

A data warehouse and BI software make this police department, a 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, more efficient. 

A.W. Chesterton

Data-driven business intelligence helps identify hidden sales opportunities at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

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State of Arkansas

Data analytics helps officials at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree reward healthcare providers that offer the best quality and prices. 

CPL Online team [2016]

CPL Online

Big data transforms this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an e-learning business, doubling staff productivity. 

Takeda Pharmaceuticals employees [2016]

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Patients struggling to get oncology drugs get an assist from data analytics, thanks to this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

TriCore building exterior

Rhodes Group/TriCore

This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree analyzes patients' records to identify those at risk and recommend care. 

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree created an Intelligent Transportation System to keep roads safe in extreme weather. 

Select Cerner Population Health and Big Data executives

Cerner

A data analytics platform enables the early detection of bloodstream infections at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

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