2014 Data Impact Awards

Presented by Cloudera


You have accomplished amazing things with Hadoop, and it’s time to shine a spotlight on your success. That's precisely what the annual Data Impact Awards, presented by Cloudera, are for.

The goal of this program is to recognize organizations running CDH for the applications you’ve built using Hadoop, and for the impact your project is having on the organization, business, and/or society at large. Organizations may be nominated by employees, partners, vendors, or peers. Nominations are open through September 12, 2014.

Submit yours today!

The 2014 Data Impact Awards highlight achievements in the following areas:

  • Business Impact

    Driving tangible results to an organization, company or industry by empowering new capabilities that generate top-line growth and/or increased competitive advantage, or improving operational efficiencies that result in quantifiable bottom-line savings.

  • Social Impact

    Putting Hadoop to work in a way that has a positive impact on the planet, society, or humankind at large.

  • Community Contributions

    Driving significant, steady innovations within the Apache Hadoop community through active participation and contributions to ecosystem projects, online forums, and/or user groups.

  • Pervasive Integration

    Successfully deploying Hadoop as a core component or enterprise data hub within a symbiotic and interconnected big data ecosystem; integrating with existing relational data warehouse(s), data mart(s), and analytic systems, and supporting a wide range of user groups with different needs, skill sets, and workloads.

  • Advanced Analytics

    Delivering new insights, innovation, and/or revenue streams through predictive or advanced analytics that are enabled by the Hadoop platform.

  • Security & Compliance

    Operating Hadoop as a controlled, mission-critical environment that meets stringent mandates for security and regulatory compliance.

Important Notes:

  • Cloudera will treat data collected from you in accordance with the Cloudera privacy policy
  • Cloudera will announce award winners at Strata + Hadoop World 2014 in New York City, NY during an invitation-only dinner event on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. It will also be announced and promoted with a blog and press release that will be available on www.cloudera.com. Use case information provided in the nomination form may be included in the blog and press release announcements, but all winners will have the opportunity to review that content before it is published.
  • Cloudera reserves the right to contact nominees regarding publishing a written case study summary based on the information provided in the Data Impact Awards nomination form. We will not publish any named customer case study without explicit prior written permission. 
  • If you have questions about the Data Impact Awards, please email ClouderaEngaged@cloudera.com
  • Promotion open to nominees 18 years or older (or of majority under applicable law, whichever is older) who run CDH in a production data management environment. Entry deadline is 11:59 PM PT on September 12, 2014. Click here for Official Rules and more start/end date information. Winners will be selected by a group of judges chosen by Cloudera management, including external guest judges. To enter, follow the directions above to complete the submission form by the entry deadline. Void where prohibited.