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You were recognized by the SuperNova Award judges for your innovative application of disruptive technology in business. On this page you'll find everything you need to know about being a SuperNova Award finalist. 

Constellation will name the winners of the 2017 SuperNova Awards at a gala October 26 at Connected Enterprise, Constellation's three-day innovation summit and executive retreat. Connected Enterprise will be held October 24 - 27, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. All finalists are awarded one complimentary ticket to Connected Enterprise. Finalists wishing to speak on a panel discussion at Connected Enterprise should register by September 25. More information on how to register below. 

SuperNova Finalist To-Do List

  1. Register for Constellation's Connected Enterprise. As a SuperNova Award finalist you are awarded one complimentary pass to Constellation's Connected Enterprise. Constellation will announce the winners of the 2017 SuperNova Awards on the second night of Connected Enterprise at the SuperNova Awards Gala Dinner. Register by following the link provided in your SuperNova Finalist email. 

SuperNova Award Gala and Connected Enterprise

The SuperNova Award winners will be announced at the SuperNova Award Gala Dinner which will be held October 26, 2017 on the second night of Constellation's Connected Enterprise innovation summit. Connected Enterprise is a three day innovation summit and executive retreat held annually at the Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. All SuperNova Award finalists receive compliementary admission to Connected Enterprise and are strongly encouraged to attend. 

All finalists are awarded one complimentary ticket to Constellation's Connected Enterprise, valued at $2,600.* Use the special registration link in your SuperNova Award finalist email to claim your complimentary ticket to Connected Enterprise. 

If you are intersted in speaking on a panel at Connected Enterprise please register by September 25, 2017, and email Courtney Sato ( informing Constellation of your desire to speak on a panel.  
*Lodging and travel not included.


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Key Dates

  • September 12, 2017 finalists announced and invited to Connected Enterprise.
  • September 18, 2017 voting opens to the public
  • September 25, 2017 deadline to register as a speaker at Connected Enterprise
  • October 2, 2017 polls close
  • October 26, 2017 Winners announced, SuperNova Awards Gala Dinner at Connected Enterprise 


  • One ticket to Constellation's Connected Enterprise 2017
  • Three month subscription to Constellation's research library
  • Three month membership in Constellation Executive Network, including three month access to Constellation Insights


Technology thought leaders, analysts, and journalists selected for their futurist mindset and ability to separate substance from hype. The SuperNova Award Judges carefully evaluate each SuperNova Award application against a rigorous set of criteria. Judges identify individuals who demonstrate true leadership in the application and adoption of new and emerging technologies. Judges are looking for projects with metrics that demonstrate the business value of the transformation project. 

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• AI and Augmented Humanity - Machines that possess the intelligence and learning capabilities of humans. This category addresses the business outcomes and preparations being made for a future in which software can improve itself.
• Data to Decisions - Employing data to make informed business decisions. (big data, predictive analytics)
• Digital Marketing Transformation and Sales Effectiveness - Data-driven digital marketing and revenue generation (configure price quote, mobile marketing, account based marketing, sales by design)
• Digital Safety and Privacy - Enabling customers dictate how personal information is used, strategies to secure sensitive data (blockchain, distributed ledger technology, digital identity, authentication)
• Future of Work: Social Business - The technologies enabling teams to work together efficiently. (enterprise social networks, collaboration, digital assistants)
• Future of Work: Human Capital Management - Technologies that enable organizations to utilize the workforce as a competitive asset. (talent management, benefits, HR core)
• Internet of Things - A network of smart objects enables smart services. (sensors, smart ‘things’, device to purchase, fog computing)• Matrix Commerce - Technologies supporting the future of commerce from payments through supply chain management (digital retail, supply chain, payments, 'ubiquitous-channel' retail)
• Next Generation Customer Experience - How organizations keep brand promises as business shifts to systems of engagement and mass personalization. (crm, customer experience)
• Technology Optimization - Innovative methods to balance innovation and IT budgets. (fog computing, next gen apps, low code apps)