Founded in 2012, the ANNY has been awarded to teams in many industries who have made profound changes to their organization through analytics projects. IIA reviews all applications to select the application that best illustrates the use of advanced analytics in innovative ways to drive measurable business results.
How It's Judged
There are five key areas the panel of judges score the applications on:
- Outcomes: Evidence of sustained, measurable success against planned targets and objectives
- Ambition: Evidence of innovative and unique quantitative analytical techniques being applied
- Scale: Level of coordinated internal resources to foster a meaningful, enterprise-wide analytics program
- Skills: Evidence of a commitment to improving analytical skills of all user types across the enterprise
- Insights: Evidence of higher quality insights and decision-making resulting from the analytical activity
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2019 ANNY Winner – Ford
Ford Motor Company won the Excellence in Analytics Award for its Global Supply Chain Fitness Analytics initiative that supports their Manufacturing, Purchasing, Material Planning and Logistics divisions.
2018 ANNY Winner – Honeywell
Honeywell’s Aerospace division won the Excellence in Analytics Award for their Dynamic Value Pricing initiative, the project stood out for its impressive measurable business impact.
2017 ANNY Winner – Cisco
Cisco’s marketing division won the Excellence in Analytics Award for its Marketing Accountability analytics initiative. Cisco marketing’s analytics team guided the organization to focus on three key performance indicators tied to several core functions: customer and partner engagement, lead generation, and marketing-sourced bookings. Dashboards track the three indicators and assess performance across all of Cisco’s marketing activities on a daily basis. Marketing functional teams use the dashboards to plan, execute and enhance campaigns, and senior leadership use them to optimize investments.
2016 ANNY Winner – Caterpillar
Caterpillar won for creating an innovative and successful analytics strategy.Tori Rollings, Manager Assurance of Supply and Ken Masters, Information & Analysis Supervisor of Caterpillar accepted the award on behalf of their organization. Caterpillar’s supply network optimization project is a shining example of how analytics can provide critical insights and make processes more efficient.
2015 ANNY Winner – UPMC Health Plan
UPMC Health Plan was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Analytics Award for its development of The Learning Engine, a tool for surfacing and evolving the knowledge required to optimize quality of care for UPMC Health Plan’s member population.
2014 ANNY Winner – Ford
Ford Motor Company was awarded the 2014 Excellence in Analytics Award for its impressive work optimizing inventory management for its nearly 3,000 Ford and Lincoln dealerships in North America with its “SMART INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM” (SIMS). SIMS uses advanced analytics to produce dealer-specific vehicle order recommendations to ensure dealers have the right number and mix of inventory to accommodate customer preferences and demand. As a result, SIMS increased annual revenue and Ford dealerships are confidently making smart and cost-effective inventory ordering decisions.
2013 ANNY Winner – Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare were awarded the 2013 ANNY Award for their excellence in analytics.
2012 ANNY Winner – Procter & Gamble
Procter & Gamble were awarded the 2012 ANNY Award for their excellence in analytics.