Data Science & Analytics Innovation Awards


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November 2, 2017 | Save the date!


TAG DS&A 2016 Innovation Awards Winners

TAG Data Science & Analytics society recently held the event of the year for professionals in Data Science, BI, Analytics, Big Data, and related disciplines at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North in Sandy Springs. The awards presented to companies that have leveraged Data Science and Analytics in innovative ways in order to effect positive change in their organization.


“The face of Data Science and Analytics (DS/A) is continuously changing” says Bob Wright, TAG DS/A Society Co-Chair. “This year we had over thirty nominations representing a broad base of innovative companies in Georgia.  Many of these organizations are combining internal and external data to predict potential outcomes and shift their strategy to drive new sources of revenue.”  This year DS/A introduced the Innovation Seed Award.”


The 2016 Data Science and Analytics Innovation Awards winners are:


Mid-Size Enterprise Innovation Award

  • Hi-Rez Studios – Making the Big Data of Video Games Searchable and Visual


Large Enterprise Innovation Award

  • Cox Auto-Manheim – DealShield


Innovation Seed Award

  • Turner – Turner’s Audience Targeting Solutions powered by Advanced Analytics


The Judges for the 2016 Awards:


  • Jennifer Priestley – Ph.D. – Professor of Statistics and Data Science, KSU
  • Beverly Wright, Ph.D., CAP – Executive Dir. Business Analytics Center, Advanced Analytics & Modeling– GA Tech University
  • Scott Radcliffe – CAP -Executive Dir. Data Analytics – Cox Communications, Inc.


The 2016 Innovation Awards were made possible by 3Sage Consulting, Applied Resource Group, AnswerRocket, and Pyramid Consulting.


About TAG Data Science & Analytics (DS/A)


TAG Data Science & Analytics society (DS&A) connects and inspires analytical minds to foster innovative uses of data by providing thought leadership within and outside our community.

DS&A events provide opportunities to network with peers and thought leaders covering a broad spectrum of data topics including; Big Data, Data Science, IoT, Business and Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Storytelling through data and Data Visualization.

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