The Center for Business Analytics at Loras College recognized Heartland Financial USA, Inc. and Rockwell Collins, Inc. as 2017 Business Analytics Innovation Award recipients for demonstrating excellence through their use of analytics to better serve their company and customers. The awards, sponsored by TH Media, were presented Thursday during the 2017 Loras College Business Analytics Symposium.
Winners were chosen based on a business analytics project, process or concept implemented by the company and the tangible economic, social or environmental impact it demonstrated.
Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in design, production and support for aerospace and defense customers. The global business, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, operates in more than 60 locations in 27 countries, employees 19,000 people, and had more than $5.2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2016.
Founded in 1981, Heartland Financial USA, Inc., headquartered in Dubuque, is a multibillion-dollar bank holding company offering uniquely different banking solutions for business and personal clients. Heartland’s independent community banks are chartered in the states of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota, Kansas, and California, with a total of 108 banking locations serving 85 communities.