By Arno Franz, Partner and President, ISG Asia Pacific
The finalists for the 2012 ISG Asia Pacific Paragon Awards have been chosen!
The Paragon Awards were established to celebrate and promote relationships within the sourcing community that have demonstrated high-performance leadership and best practices in the sourcing and service management fields. They seek to acknowledge the achievements of sourcing leaders in two categories: Best Sourcing Relationship and Innovation Excellence.
The Best Sourcing Relationship Award recognizes collaboration between clients and service providers that demonstrate alignment of mutual objectives and create aone-team culture , impact on business results of the client and on operational efficiencies for both parties, and better-than-anticipated performance.
The Service Provider Innovation Excellence Award recognizes the ability to introduce and implement innovation through achievement of client's commercial and performance objectives, service leadership through the introduction of new and/or innovative service approaches and successful implementation of innovations.
In the Best Sourcing Relationship in BPO category, the finalists are:
Russell Investments & MahindraSatyam
Bluescope Steel & Capgemini
In the Best Sourcing Relationship in ITO category, the finalists are:
ATO & HP
DVA & DHS
Councils Online & Capgemini
Westpac & IBM
In the Service Provider Innovation Excellence category, the finalists are:
MphasiS for the Jetstar engagement
Wipro for the University of Canberra engagement
TCS for the Genworth engagement
Congratulations to all the finalists. The winners will be announced at the 2012 Asia Pacific Paragon Awards Gala Dinner on March 29 in Sydney. Best of luck to all!