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Highlighting Achievements in 8 Categories

The 2017 Data Impact Awards recognize organizations’ achievements with the Cloudera platform across eight categories, classified into three overarching themes:

  • Business impact
  • Technical impact
  • Special Impact


Business impact

  • Instrument your business

    Driving quantifiable results to an organization, company, or industry by applying data to enable capabilities or operational efficiencies.

  • Secure your business

    Deploying a Cloudera-based platform to reduce business risk by modernizing your cybersecurity infrastructure, preventing fraud, modeling risk, managing data security, and/or meeting regulatory compliance with tangible results.

  • Customer Insight

    Replacing data silos to build a 360-degree view of customers (or patients, citizens, or other stakeholders) for better service delivery, marketing, improved loyalty and retention, and/or real-time, personalized recommendations. 

Technical impact

  • Cloud pioneers

    Driving business innovation and agility, and lowering TCO with a modern IT environment using Cloudera on public cloud infrastructure.. 

  • Innovators in machine learning and artificial intelligence

    Applying best practice tools, techniques, and talent to bring Hadoop from pilot to production with record-breaking speed, efficiency, and user adoption. 

Special impact

  • Modern architecture for big results

    Achieving a major effect on the organization's revenue or costs, or reaching a particularly remarkable performance or capability metric, to make the impossible possible.

  • Rookie of the year

    Delivering the most impressive, measurable results to make the impossible possible for an organization just starting their Cloudera journey in the past 12 months

  • Societal Impact

    Positively impacting society, the planet, or humankind with a modern data platform.

Evaluated by an Objective Expert Panel

The winners for the Data Impact Awards are determined entirely by a panel of thought leaders in the data management and analytics space. Cloudera does not select or influence the selection of winners for any category.