SINGAPORE, November 19, 2020 — Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, has announced the winners of its annual Data Impact awards. Since 2013, the Data Impact Awards have recognized organizations whose data projects deliver substantial benefits to technology, science, health, lifestyle, and the community, across a wide variety of industries and geographies. Winners have been selected across eight different categories, including a new award recognizing a customer that has consistently achieved transformation of their business.

As the landscape continues to change and technologies such as data science, machine learning, predictive analytics, and AI continue to evolve, the world is becoming increasingly data driven. This shift will disrupt every industry, but will open the door to innovation. Problems that were previously seen as impossible to solve are now becoming easier to tackle in real-time with limitless amounts of data and an increased ability to harness it. The Data Impact Award winners show what can be accomplished when data powers decision making, leading to better business outcomes.

“Each of the winners brings to life the development and investment that we put into our products to show the world what is possible when the power of data is unlocked,” said Anupam Singh, chief customer officer, Cloudera. “Congratulations to all of the Data Impact Award winners for showcasing data-driven innovation, problem-solving and proven real-world impact.” 

“In times of change and uncertainty, it is encouraging to see how organizations in Asia Pacific are embracing the enterprise data cloud to meet rapidly evolving business needs,” said Mark Micallef, vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan, Cloudera. “This year’s Data Impact Award winners are testaments to the resiliency and innovation of organizations in the region, many of which have continued to push the envelope on how data can be used as a business lever to drive positive outcomes. Heartfelt congratulations to all winners and we look forward to working together and supporting them on their journey to becoming more data driven.”

Cloudera is proud to announce the 2020 Data Impact Awards winners:

  • Connect the Data Lifecycle: Globe Telecom – Raising experience standards and helping customers live enhanced mobile lifestyles
  • Data Champions: OVO (PT Visionet Internasional) – Using advanced, intelligent data analytics and machine learning to increase customer conversion rates
  • Data for Enterprise AI: Experian BIS – Improving the accuracy of commercial data aggregation with data science and machine learning
  • Enterprise Data Cloud: West Midlands Police – WMP public cloud data platform allows fast data insights and positive community interventions
  • Data Security & Governance: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – Established a data governance framework with their data lake to discover, analyze, store, mine and govern relevant data
  • Industry Transformation: Telkomsel – Ingesting 25TB of data daily to provide advanced customer analytics in real-time
  • Data for Good: Rush University Medical Center – Built a data pipeline to give clinicians fast access to real-time patient data and prediction models in response to COVID-19
  • Data Impact Achievement: United Overseas Bank – Digital transformation to achieve increased revenues, higher productivity, lower risk and accelerated innovation

“Enterprises across the Asia Pacific region are making great strides in the transformation of their businesses, using emerging, digital technologies and connectivity solutions,” said Shiv Putcha, Founder and Principal Analyst, Mandala Insights. “Led by sectors such as telecom, banking and fintech, Asian enterprises in emerging and developed economies are proving that they can drive better business outcomes by reimagining their operations and processes to incorporate data and predictive analytics. Enterprises that can easily gather and utilize data from all kinds of different endpoints — be it cloud, on-premises, edge devices – are well-poised to make the most advantageous decisions in real-time and quickly adapt to changes.”

Nominations are evaluated by a panel of independent thought-leaders and expert industry analysts, who then select the finalists and winners. The winners exemplify the most-cutting edge data projects and represent innovation and leadership in their respective industries

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