Paragon Awards recognize pioneering work in the outsourcing industry.
Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, has announced the finalists for the 2016 Paragon Awards in Europe.
Presented by ISG, the Paragon Awards is the first awards program to honor organizations for their contributions to the continuing evolution of the outsourcing industry. The awards emphasize the importance of taking new and innovative approaches towards the provision of services, rather than simply celebrating deal-based activity.
Winners in each category will be selected by a panel of independent industry experts and announced on June 30, 2016 at a celebratory gala in London.
The finalists in each category are:
Excellence: Outstanding delivery by a service provider
Capgemini and Centrica
Concentrix and client (anonymous)
Tech Mahindra and Testing Factory
Wipro and Morrisons
Transformation: Successfully transformed organization or key business function
BT and Etihad Airways
Infosys and Proximus
Wipro and Shell
Leadership: A client executive who demonstrated exceptional drive and leadership
Jim Hosier, Aviva
Tom Hayes, Allied Irish Bank
Mike Stone, Ministry of Defence
Collaboration: a mutually beneficial sourcing relationship between client and provider
Capgemini and the Environment Agency
Cognizant and Clear Channel International
ITC Infotech and British American Tobacco
Imagination: rewarding creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in helping organizations future-proof businesses and better serve customers
EXL and Shopdirect
Infosys and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)
Wipro and BT Openreach
Impact: recognizing the impact of a client/service provider(s) relationship on a community or other group
Capgemini and Heathrow Airport
EXL and British Gas
Infosys and Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
ISG Special Award
New for 2016, the Special Award will be awarded on the night of June 30 to a nominated individual or organization. The winner will be identified by ISG to recognize their significant contribution to the sourcing industry.
Rob Chapman, partner, ISG, said: “Huge congratulations to all of the finalists, whose hard work and creativity throughout this year is evident in the exceptional submissions we received. We are pleased to reward the values-based behaviors that result in positive, enduring relationships between businesses and their customers. We wish every finalist the very best in the next round.”