Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2012
The International Institute for Analytics (IIA), a market research firm focused exclusively on serving the business analytics industry, today announced Procter & Gamble as the first recipient of the IIA Excellence in Analytics Award. This inaugural annual award recognizes leaders who have gone beyond extracting business value from business intelligence tools, to pioneer analytical maturity in the enterprise.
“Analytic excellence is long overdue for recognition”, says Tom Davenport, IIA Director of Research. “This award represents how we have gone beyond early stages of analytics to every day analytics within organizations. Procter & Gamble was deservingly selected for their dedication and leadership in analytics”.
The award was presented to Guy Peri, Director, Business Intelligence Analytics during the IIA Analytics Leadership Award presentation and dinner hosted by Tom Davenport, IIA Director of Research and Professor at Babson College, on June 26. The awards dinner marks the opening of the Analytics Executive Symposium (June 26-27, 2012).
“Our team at Procter & Gamble is honored to be selected to receive the Excellence in Analytics Award. We strive to incorporate analytics into our business decision-making processes and infrastructure, and it’s wonderful to see our team recognized for their hard work and dedication to analytics excellence”, says Guy Peri, Director, Business Intelligence Analytics, Global Business Services (GBS), The Procter & Gamble Company.
IIA’s Analytics Leadership Award
IIA works across a breadth of industries to help organizations create, prioritize, and govern competitive analytics initiatives. Through this work, the IIA faculty have gained an understanding of the leadership qualities required to steward broad-reaching analytic excellence in complex organizations.
Procter & Gamble was selected by the IIA Faculty and recognized as a leader who:
IIA’s offerings include annual research subscriptions for individuals and enterprises, faculty-moderated analytics research councils, executive roundtables and phone conversations, and advisory services for both analytics teams and vendor companies. To drive the organization’s insights, curriculum, and dialogues, IIA serves its clients through a unique ‘experience-based’ research methodology that uses a combination of world-class faculty and a closed community of end-users.
SAS, Accenture, Intel, Teradata, SAP & Dell have jointly supported IIA's initial operations, and helped IIA set its original research agenda and focus. For more information about IIA, visit http://iianalytics.com/.