These 47 Companies Confirm That the Business of Innovation is Flourishing Globally

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2016 BIG Innovation Award Winners and Finalists Announced by the Business Intelligence Group

Steve Jobs famously said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” and today the Business Intelligence Group named 47 companies as leaders and winners in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards. This annual business awards program recognizes those who have brought new ideas to life and seek to change the way we all experience the world.

“This year we saw new innovations from virtually all industries. It is clear that the role of technology in improving business results and consumer experiences is accelerating,” said Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to be honoring those who are leaders in the business of innovation. This year’s winners are an amazing group of organizations that are laser focused on improving the daily lives of so many.”

Organizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions and provide feedback.

The 2016 BIG Innovation Award winners include the following:

  •     Abbott FreeStyle Libre
  •     ADP TotalSource(R)
  •     Applied Systems’ IVANS Market Appetite
  •     Beltone Legend 17 – Custom In-the-Ear Hearing Aid
  •     Big Ass Solutions’ Haiku H Series ceiling fan
  •'s Marketing Platform
  •     BP Logix’s Process Director 4.0
  •     Casper Mattress
  •     Chartwells K12 Nutrislice plus Webtrition
  •     Cigna's Healthcare Corpus Cigna TECDP
  •     Citi Retail Services
  •     Cradlepoint
  •     dacadoo digital and mobile health engagement platform
  •     Drawbridge’s Connected Consumer Graph
  •     Epson’s WorkForce ET-4550 EcoTank
  •     Express Scripts' Diabetes Remote Monitoring
  •     EyeLock's IoT
  •     Five9 Freedom Release
  •     GridPoint’s Energy Management Solution
  •     HARMAN's Connected Car 5+1 Cyber Security Framework Solution
  •     Host Analytics Modeling
  •     Intacct Digital Board Book for SaaS Metrics
  •     Interpay’s TransferMate
  •     Lucky Iron Fish
  •     Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office's Joint Infantry Company Prototype (JIC-P)
  •     ModusLink's 4-Minute Click-to-Ship
  •     Nexenta’s NexentaEdge
  •     Nu Skin‘s ageLOC Me
  •     Omni-ID's ProVIEW
  •     PGi's iMeet® Sales Accelerator
  •     Picwell's Advanced Recommendation Engine
  •     Quick Bridge Funding’s Financial Technology Platform
  •     Rave Mobile Safety's Smart911
  •     Redpinesignals' WyzBee™ IoT Platform
  •     Smartdive’s Assurance 360
  •     Smartusys' Smart Water IQ
  •     SPLICE Software's Connect n' Contact
  •     Talari Product Family
  •     Teletrac’s Navman DIRECTOR
  •     Touchjet
  •     Trust Stamp
  •     TruTag Technologies
  •     Viewpost
  •     Vivint Doorbell Camera
  •     Xeros Commercial Laundry System
  •     Xojo cross-platform development platform
  •     Yext's Xone

The Business Intelligence Group also recently announced their full program of business awards, including the 2016 Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Awards, with a deadline of February 12; the 2016 Best Places to Work Awards, with a deadline of April 8; the 2016 Stratus Awards for Cloud Computing, with a deadline of June 3; the 2016 SVP (Suppliers, Vendors and Partners) Awards, with a deadline of July 15; the 2016 BIG Awards for Business, with a deadline of August 19; and the 2016 Sustainability Awards, with a deadline of October 7.

The judges also named 28 companies and products as finalists: B2W Maintain, Netskope Secure Cloud, Masergy Software Defined Platform, Ribose Secure Collaboration Platform, Signifyd, Netformx SalesXpert, ADTRAN ProCloud Analytics, DeviceAtlas, TouchCommerce TouchSocial, Harmony Healthcare, Votacall, Mavenlink Insights, Indegene Omnipresence for Lifesciences, Adaptiva OneSite, C-4 Analytics, LLC, Castlight Elevate, Collective[I], FreshLime Insight, IPsoft Amelia, SolidFire, IgnitionOne Digital Marketing Suite 3.0, Powerplan Month End Automation, QUEsocial Pathway, BDNA, Impartner PRM, Velocloud, Taulia, Mavenlink Insights, and Urban Airship Connect.

For more information about the BIG Innovation awards, visit

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry and business award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

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Business Intelligence Group
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