Announcing DM Review's 2002 Readership Award Winners

Brookfield, WI – September 30, 2002 – DM Review congratulates the winners of the 2002 Readership Awards. Selected by the readers of DM Review, this year’s winners are:

Business Intelligence: IBM Corporation

Business Solutions and Analytic Applications: IBM Corporation

Data Acquisition & Integration: Syncsort, Inc.

Data Quality: Trillium Software, a division of Harte-Hanks

Data Warehouse Design, Administration and Management: Teradata, a division of NCR

Databases and Data Stores: Teradata, a division of NCR

Collaboration, Portals and Knowledge Management: IBM Corporation

Storage: IBM Corporation

Servers: Dell Computer Corporation

Winners are featured in the October 2002 issue of DM Review.

The Gantry Group, LLC, a Massachusetts-based strategic advisory and research firm, conducted an independent survey of DM Review readers from May through June of 2002. Survey participants were asked to select products in use in their organizations. They were then asked to rate the companies that produce the products they selected using a four-point scale, ranging from excellent to poor. The 2002 DM Review Readership Award winners were identified based on the ratings.

According to Jean Schauer, DM Review’s editor in chief, "DM Review’s Readership Awards reflect the ability of the winning companies to provide quality products that effectively meet enterprise needs. The selected companies have developed user-identified strategic and tactical solutions. We sincerely congratulate these winning companies."

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About The Gantry Group, LLC
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