Nominations Now Open for the Sixth Annual Cloudera Data Impact Awards

Cloudera 2017 Data Impact Award Winners

Cloudera 2017 Data Impact Award Winners

We are excited to kick off the 2018 Data Impact Awards! Nominations are now open and will remain open until July 20th. Since 2012, the Data Impact Awards have showcased how organizations are using Cloudera and the power of data to transform themselves and achieve dramatic results.

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With advancements in exploratory data science, machine learning, predictive analytics, AI, and data engineering, the world is increasingly driven by data. This shift has created an unprecedented opportunity for disruption and problem-solving across industries. With a limitless amount of data and an increased ability to harness it, organizations are able to tackle challenges in real-time that were previously impossible to solve.

From Thomson Reuters’ Tracer bot that separates real news from fake news on Twitter to Credit Suisse’s Predictive Analytics platform that improved individual analyst productivity by 10 hours a month, the 2017 Data Impact Awards highlighted data’s diverse real-life impact on a global scale,” said Mick Hollison, chief marketing officer at Cloudera. “We can’t wait to see how this year’s nominees and winners have built data-driven solutions to address the world’s toughest problems and are transforming healthcare, telecom, financial services and beyond.”

The 2018 Data Impact Awards will recognize business, technical, and special achievements in nine categories:

  • Business Impact
    • Grow your business
    • Connect products and services
    • Protect your business
  • Technical Impact
    • Enterprise machine learning
    • Modern data warehousing
    • Cloud success
  • Special Impact
    • Rookie of the year
    • Societal impact
    • Business transformation


Nominations are now open to any organization that uses CDH in a production environment. A distinguished panel of third-party judges including industry analysts, media, and thought leaders from around the globe will evaluate all applications with emphasis on results achieved.

How to Enter

Read more details about the program including how to submit a nomination. Deadline to submit is July 20, 2018. There is no cost to enter. Winners will be announced the week of September 10, 2018, in tandem with Strata Data New York.

Nominate a project or learn more about the program here. For inspiration, check out the list of 2017 Data Impact Award winners.

Watch the highlights from the 2017 Cloudera Data Impact Awards in New York City. Learn more about the Data Impact Awards.


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