Informatica Innovation Awards 2018
Frequently Asked Questions

Who can be nominated for an Innovation Award?
All Informatica customers are eligible to be nominated for an Innovation Award. In order to be considered as a recipient of an Innovation Award, either as an Honoree or Winner in a particular category, the customer must agree to the Awards Terms and Conditions which includes attending Informatica World 2018 and being named in co-marketing activities.

What should an organization be doing with their Informatica products and solutions to qualify?
Customers managing complex data challenges and leading strategic projects within their organizations. Everything from getting ready for the Internet of Things to standing up an effective data governance compliance. There are four award categories:

  • Intelligent Disruptor: Cloud/Hybrid
  • Intelligent Disruptor: Next Generation Analytics
  • Intelligent Disruptor: Data Governance & Compliance
  • Intelligent Disruptor: 360 Engagement

What’s in it for the nominee?
These awards bring visibility and high-impact awareness to the innovations and accomplishments that organizations drive with Informatica products and solutions. Winners and honorees receive one complimentary pass to Informatica World 2018, which takes place from May 21-24, 2018 in Las Vegas. Their stories are shared in the press and social media throughout the event. Winners and honorees are also invited to network with fellow intelligent data disruptors and Informatica executives during the 2018 Informatica Innovation Awards celebration.

Note: Only customers who can share their stories publicly will be selected as winners to facilitate learnings and best practices across the industry.

When are nominations due?
All nominations must be submitted online by midnight on February 23, 2018 to be eligible for consideration.

How are the award winners selected?
Two honorees and one winner in each category will be selected by a team of Informatica executives. Submissions are evaluated based on the judging criteria outlined in the Terms and Conditions, including transformational impact, creativity and innovation, scope and complexity, and environmental or social impact. The winners will be announced to Informatica nominators and customers in April.

Are Partners eligible to win?
Informatica values our relationships with partners and recognizes the importance of these partnerships to our joint success. However, Innovation Awards are strictly for Informatica customers only. Partners are NOT eligible to win an Innovation Award. Partners may work with customers on a nomination and, with customer approval, submit on a customer's behalf. Our partners are recognized separately in the form of annual awards.

Ready to get started?
Visit the Innovation Awards website to submit your nomination for the 2018 Informatica Innovation Awards. The deadline for all entries is February 23rd.

Still have questions?
No problem. Please contact the Informatica Customer Advocacy Team.

Thank you!
We look forward to receiving your nomination.