IDC India announced the winners of the seventh annual IDC Industry Insights Innovation Awards 2020 (IDCIIA 2020) honoring the technology leaders of India.
IDC Industry Insights Innovation Awards program recognizes the achievements of Indian technology leaders who are leveraging digital technology to innovate and deliver business benefits. The awards program also celebrates how technology has been an enabler to build resilient enterprises as they survive and thrive during the time of the pandemic.
IDCIIA 2020 Winners include tech leaders from across verticals in three categories – Excellence in Operations; Excellence in Omni-Experience; and Excellence in Data Intelligence. IDC also announced a Special Award for Business Continuity and Resiliency for a project that mirrors this year’s theme of ‘Resiliency and Innovation: Surviving and Thriving’.
“2020 has seen technology come to the fore – firstly in technology-powered business resiliency, and now about how to operate in the next normal – technology-powered innovation. As COVID-19 impacted, every business had to act fast to continue operations, whether it be enabling work from home, digitally enabled customer engagement or physical and digital automation. The many nominations we received for the awards this year demonstrate how technology has been embedded in all business processes, and digital transformation has become front and center of the business strategy,” says Dr. Chris Holmes, Managing Director, IDC Insights Asia/Pacific while announcing the winners for this year.
Based on judges score, the top I.C.O.N.I.C winners – nominations that exemplified transformational business values and reverberated the changing role of a CIO – from a tech enabler to be a digital innovator,
Congratulating the winners for IDCIIA 2020 and emphasizing that innovation will drive the future for tech leadership in India, IDC India’s Managing Director Vasant Rao commented, “Technology can enable the agility, speed, experience, and scale that Enterprises need to win in the digital arena. Tech leaders who are able to seize the moment, adapt and innovate to transition products & services, processes, and systems to digital formats will be the ones to win in FY21 and beyond.”
The nominations are evaluated through revenue, cost, or productivity impact. The evaluation of nominations and selection of finalists is independently undertaken by a multidisciplinary team comprising global IDC executive leadership, senior industry research leaders, and domain experts.