2015 Winner Profile


Project Description:
TIAA-CREF's IT Strategy & Architecture organization built an Analytics Center of Excellence to provide the company with the tools, training and resources to delve deep into internal and external data. The center's goal is to drive a shift away from intuition-based decisions toward data-driven, proactive and outcome-oriented decisions. The center partners with business teams across the organization to pilot advanced techniques for data analysis and visualization to drive better outcomes. The TIAA-CREF business lines can now obtain deep insight into their data in three ways: on their own, guided by experts, or provided completely by the center's experts.
Project type:
Business Intelligence or Data Analytics, Databases or Data Warehouse, Enterprise Architecture
Business Functions:
Marketing, Sales, Customer Service or Support
Business Goal:
Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage
Rahul Merchant, EVP & CIO
Roger Ferguson, President & CEO
New York, N.Y.
Financial Services
Revenue (2014):
$33.8 billion
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