Aug 26 2013, 5:12pm CDT | by PR.com
San Francisco, CA, August 26, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Constellation Research, Inc. the research and advisory firm focused on helping organizations apply emerging technologies to disrupt business models today announced the finalists of the third annual SuperNova awards for innovators in disruptive technology. The 57 finalists were selected from a pool of over 220 applicants, and recognized by the SuperNova Award Judges as exceptional examples of those who embody the SuperNova Award spirit to innovate and overcome the odds in successfully applying emerging and disruptive technologies within their organizations. The winners of the SuperNova Awards will be announced at the SuperNova Awards gala dinner on October 30, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. The gala dinner will take place on the first night of Constellation’s Connected Enterprise innovation summit.
The Constellation SuperNova Awards celebrate the explorers, the pioneers, and champions of technology that battle the odds to effect change in their organizations, and create disruptions in their market. The full list of SuperNova Award finalists is available on the Constellation website. http://constellationr.com/content/supernova-awards-application
An all-star cast of judges have selected applicants who embody the SuperNova spirit to innovate, overcome adversity, and successfully deliver market-changing approaches. Applicants were subjected to a vigorous set of criteria that reflect real-world and pragmatic experience. Entrants in 2013 SuperNova Awards are competing in seven categories centered on Constellation's business-focused research themes: Future of Work, Data to Decisions, Digital Marketing Transformation, Technology Optimization and Innovation, Consumerization of IT and the New C-Suite, Matrix Commerce, and Next Generation Customer Experience.
“We’ve been very impressed with the quality of this year’s SuperNova Awards finalists. The individual and companies who have been selected truly buck the trend and show disruption,” said R “Ray” Wang, principal analyst and CEO of Constellation Research, Inc.
Winners of the 2013 SuperNova Awards will be determined by a combination of public and judges’ votes. Public polling will take place on the Constellation website between September 9, 2013 and October 9, 2013. One vote per IP address. Constellation encourages the general public to vote for the finalist they deem most worthy of receiving a SuperNova Award for innovators in disruptive technology. Judges’ votes will be weighted at 70% of the total.
SuperNova Award Winners
The winners of the SuperNova Awards will be announced live, on stage at the SuperNova Awards gala dinner on October 30, 2013 on the first night of Constellation’s Connected Enterprise innovation summit (#CCE2013). All finalists are invited to attend Constellation’s Connected Enterprise, and are encouraged to attend the gala dinner.
Rewards: access to innovation, networking, and research
All finalists will be awarded one three-month subscription to Constellation’s Quark (short research) library. In addition, finalists will be invited to attend Constellation’s Connected Enterprise 2013 innovation summit (#CCE2013), at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California -- October 30th to November 1st 2013.
#CCE2013 is a three-day executive retreat described as TED for the enterprise that includes mind-expanding keynotes from visionaries, best practices panels, Market Maker 1:1 interviews, The Constellation SuperNova Awards gala dinner, and golf outing.
Winners of the SuperNova Awards will win a one-year subscription to Constellation’s Research Library, advisory with Constellation analysts, and complimentary tickets to Connected Enterprise 2014 –an estimated value of $120,000 per winner.
About Constellation Research
Constellation Research is a research and advisory firm focused on disruptive and emerging technologies. This renowned group of experienced analysts, led by R "Ray" Wang, focuses on business-themed research including Digital Marketing Transformation; Future of Work; Next Generation Customer Experience; Data to Decisions; Matrix Commerce; Technology Optimization and Innovation; and Consumerization of IT and the New C-Suite.
Constellation's collection of prestigious analysts bring real world experience, independence, and objectivity to client solutions that span cross-role, cross-functional, and cross-industry points of view. Clients join Constellation Research for a fresh and business focused perspective.
Unlike the legacy analyst firms, Constellation Research is disrupting how research is accessed, what topics are covered, and how clients can partner with a research firm to achieve success. Over 100 clients have joined from an ecosystem of buyers, partners, solution providers, c-suite, board of directors and vendor clients.
For more information about Constellation Research, visit ConstellationR.com
Constellation Research, Constellation SuperNova Awards, Constellation Orbit, Connected Enterprise, Constellation Cosmos, and the Constellation Research logo are trademarks of Constellation Research, Org. All other products and services listed herein are trademarks of their respective companies.
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