Hakkōda Celebrates Six Companies Pushing the Boundaries of Data Innovation

From expansive modernization to bold AI applications, these are the six organizations driving meaningful change in the cloud.
June 7, 2024
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New York, June 7, 2024 — Hakkoda, a cloud data engineering consultancy specializing in Snowflake, recognized leading companies during its Data Innovation Awards. Winners were announced at Hakkoda’s inaugural Customer Appreciation Reception in San Francisco, California. 

Hakkoda’s Data Innovation Awards recognize companies for groundbreaking use of data to fuel compelling applications, and exceptional creativity in expanding the art of the possible with Snowflake technology. 

The 2024 honorees include: 

  • Jefferies  — AI Visionary (Harnessing AI to accelerate business growth)

Jefferies, one of the world’s leading full-service investment banking and capital markets firms, integrated generative AI in its data practices to innovate an LLM-driven internal legal document review system that both enhances compliance and optimizes cost. 

  • Wellstar Health System  — Hero in Health (Embracing the power of data to transform healthcare experiences)

Wellstar Health System, one of the largest healthcare systems in Georgia, broke down data silos and brought high volumes of data together from multiple sources on a centralized cloud platform to enable a truly integrated Patient 360 and superior patient experience. 

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  • Blue Yonder  — Master of App Dev (Building innovative apps that provide trusted data at speed)

Blue Yonder, a leader of digital supply chain transformations, created a novel Native Application in Snowflake to automate model-aligned customer data mapping, which saves time, reduces errors, improves efficiency, and simplifies onboarding for its customers.

  • US Foods — Modernization Champion (Future-proofing data architectures and strategies)

US Foods, one of the largest foodservice distributors in the United States, built out a scalable MLOps infrastructure to support AI-driven services and supply visibility into data pipelines for curated dashboards, reports, self-service analytics, and modern embedded BI applications. 

  • Topgolf Callaway Brands — Customer Excellence (Creating a more meaningful, personalized, and improved customer experience)

Topgolf Callaway Brands, a leader in modern golf entertainment, implemented a Customer Data Warehouse and inter-brand Customer Data Platform (CDP) in Snowflake, and built ML models in Snowpark to create near-real-time personalized customer campaigns and experiences.

  • BetaNXT — Financial Services Trailblazer (Leveraging the power of data to future proof their financial services organization)

BetaNXT, a leading provider of wealth management infrastructure solutions with real-time data capabilities and an enhanced advisor experience, forged a new path in wealthtech by leveraging Snowflake to literally provide their portfolio clients with the ability to change how trades are executed.

“We are proud to celebrate such pioneers for embracing the future, building value out of their data stacks, and showcasing new capabilities in the Snowflake AI Data Cloud at the forefront of innovation,” said Erik Duffield, CEO at Hakkoda. “Hakkoda is honored to celebrate our customers who exemplify visionary commitment  in optimizing the use of data to accelerate modernization, improve operational efficiency, and create memorable customer experiences.”

About Hakkōda

Hakkoda leads the world in Snowflake consulting. We supply the talent and managed services that organizations need to transform their cloud data architecture. Our Snowflake specialists work with clients in highly complex industries so they can deliver data-driven innovation. To learn more, visit hakkoda.io.

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