The Paragon Awards™ recognize innovation in the outsourcing industry
LONDON, July 1, 2016 – Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, has announced the winners of its 2016 Paragon Awards™ in Europe.
The winners were announced during an award ceremony last night, part of a gala event in London hosted by ISG that brought together industry leaders to celebrate excellence in outsourcing.
The Paragon Awards™ program is the first of its kind. Organizations are honored for their innovative contributions to the continuing evolution of the outsourcing industry, emphasizing the importance of taking new approaches in an ever-changing marketplace.
The winners were selected by an independent panel of industry experts drawn from the fields of business, media and charity, and announced in the following categories:
Excellence: Outstanding delivery by a service provider
Winner: Tech Mahindra for their Testing Factory
Transformation: Successfully transformed organization or key business function
Winner: Wipro and Shell
Leadership: A client executive who demonstrated exceptional drive and leadership
Winner: Tom Hayes, Allied Irish Bank
Collaboration: A mutually beneficial sourcing relationship between client and provider
Winner: Capgemini and the Environment Agency
Imagination: Rewarding creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in helping organizations future-proof businesses and better serve customers
Winner: Infosys and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)
Impact: Recognizing the impact of a client/service provider(s) relationship on a community
Winner: EXL and British Gas
ISG Special Award: New for 2016, recognizing a significant contribution to the sourcing industry.
Winner: Mike Stone, Ministry of Defence
Speaking at the awards ceremony, Rob Chapman, partner and head of UK, Ireland and The Netherlands at ISG, said: “The Paragon Awards™ seek to recognize and celebrate the most successful partnerships between client and service provider, achieved through the vision and values-based behaviors that characterize how our industry has evolved in recent times. Huge congratulations to the winners, all of whom demonstrated ground-breaking and inspirational approaches to sourcing - often under challenging circumstances – and have had an enormous, positive impact on their clients’ business.”