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How analytics empowers business

The 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honorees were selected for their ability to make better business decisions using big data.


Thomson Reuters

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Thomson Reuters adds enhancements to its homegrown financial analysis tool, Eikon, to help users access data more quickly and make more-informed decisions.

Texas Children's Hospital

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Texas Children's Hospital uses a specialized approach to analytics tool to study records in its enterprise data warehouse and identify ways to improve clinical care and...

SwiftIQ

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, SwiftIQ uses a suite of Google hosted services to uncover contextually relevant insights for retail and consumer product companies.

Shine Technologies

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Shine Technologies uses a deep analytics tool to understand audience engagement with advertising campaigns through the analysis of ad impression logs.

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium uses a cloud-based analytics system to deliver significant labor cost savings by better matching staffing with anticipated attendance.

Persistent Systems

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Persistent Systems used big-data analysis to drive an extensive marketing campaign for the Bollywood movie Chennai Express.

Merck

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Merck uses a combination of Hadoop and cloud technologies to identify the causes of yield variations in the vaccine production process.

LA Clearinghouse

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, the Los Angeles Regional Criminal Information Clearinghouse uses GIS software and geospatial analysis technology to streamline the process of gathering evidence in criminal...

Kisters

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Kisters developed a Web portal for information on floods and droughts. It provides a cross-domain view and serves both professional users and everyday citizens.

Kennesaw State University

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Kennesaw State University developed an applied statistics program that digs into real-world data from large companies, creating a supply of IT professionals with big data and...

Keller Williams Realty

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Keller Williams Realty uses a new business intelligence system and real-time dashboards to culls insights from real estate transaction data.

Intel

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Intel uses an advanced predictive analytics system to identify and prioritize which resellers have the greatest potential for high-volume sales.

Idaho National Laboratory

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, the Idaho National Laboratory creates a digital library to make it easier for government entities to study, plan for and respond to emergency situations.

HealthTrust

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, HealthTrust employs a BI platform to help its member hospitals manage expenditures and cut costs.

Emory University

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Emory University uses a streaming analytics platform to collect, display and analyze patient physiological data in real time.

Colorado DHSEM

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, the Colorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management uses ArcGIS Online to collect and share flood data in real-time among federal, state and local...

Cisco

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, Cisco uses a custom platform to automate service contract renewal data and create actionable sales leads.

CGIAR

A 2014 Computerworld Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, the Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research uses a maps application, developed with scientific crowd-sourcing, to better understand spatial drivers of food...

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