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Portland, Ore. (Sept. 28, 2023) – The International Institute for Analytics (IIA), the leading independent analytics and data science research and advisory firm, has announced the list of 11 nominees for the 2023 Excellence in Analytics (ANNY) Award. The winner of the award will be announced and presented on October 24 at the ANNY Award Showcase Webinar.

The list of nominee organizations spans various industries, both public and private:

All nominees submitted applications for their respective analytics projects competing on the five key areas that determine the success of an analytics project: outcomes, ambition, scale, skills, and insights.

The applications are currently being reviewed and graded by a panel of judges consisting of Monish Balasundaram, Tom Davenport, Bill Franks, Scott Friesen, Kathleen Maley, ​​and Brian Sampsel.

About the ANNY Award

First awarded in 2012, the ANNY Award recognizes data and advanced analytics teams who have made profound changes on their organizations by applying advanced analytics to the most pressing and impactful business problems. Each year, IIA’s esteemed panel of independent judges narrows the long list of applications received to three finalists and the winner is announced during our annual ANNY Award Showcase.

The ANNY is a unique award in the field of data and analytics. It celebrates the implementation of complex analytics initiatives at large, sophisticated organizations, and the progression of analytics programs as a result of the project’s success. The spirit of the ANNY is about driving business value as an analytics program as opposed to calling out individual leaders.

About IIA

The International Institute for Analytics (IIA) is an independent research and analytics advisory firm for organizations committed to accelerating their business through the power of data. Co-founded by Tom Davenport and CEO Jack Phillips, IIA works across a breadth of industries to deliver strategic and actionable insights from its global network of data and analytics practitioners and industry experts. For more information about IIA, its services, and how you can become a member visit