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BigInsights has announced the first-ever data awards to recognise companies and startups in the APAC region and the rest of the world that have used data analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) technology to innovate their business.

The ‘BigInsights Data Innovation Awards’ will be specifically focused on recognising teams & end users that are doing ground-breaking work using Data Analytics & IoT to deliver business outcomes. (

Australia’s Federal Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation & Science, The Hon Craig Laundy MP will present the BigInsights Data Innovation Awards 2016 on 6th December at an event in Sydney.

The awards program is designed to identify companies that have clearly demonstrated best practices in developing and deploying analytics or IoT techniques. While one winner will be named in every category, the judges may declare more than one under special circumstances.

  •  Best Industry Application of Data Analytics
  • Best Industry Application of IoT
  • Best Industry Application of AI/Cognitive
  • Best Customer Insights
  • Best Start-Up

Nominations are now open for companies wishing to pitch for the awards. The last date for entry is November 16, 2016. Companies, startups, vendors or consultants who have completed a data analytics or IoT implementation that is delivering business value, and think their efforts deserve recognition by their peers, can fill in the entry form in the above categories. Entry form available by sending an email to

The entries will be judged by a panel of senior experts in the world of data analytic and IT world. Winners will get global recognition and be presented the Award at the 6th December ceremony by the Assistant Minister of Industry, Innovation and Science, Hon Craig Laundy MP.

While the ability to use Data, IoT and Machine Learning/AI has been talked about extensively, little has been discussed about benefits being realised by the early pioneers in industry and startups. So we decided to acknowledge these pioneers in startups and enterprises that are using technology for driving better decision making. In the ‘BIG’ world of Data, it is imperative to support a vibrant and exciting industry, hence our decision to institute this award

The inaugural awards is supported by Australian Consensus Technology Association(ACTA), TiE, and The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI). Hitachi is a key sponsor.

The full details of the BigInsights Data Innovation Awards can be found at including the terms and conditions to submit entries. For further information please contact: Julian Day, CONSENSUS Tel: +61 413 309 056 or  

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