ISG Announces Winners of 2018 ISG Paragon Awards™ ANZ

ISG Announces Winners of 2018 ISG Paragon Awards™ ANZ

Awards celebrate the evolution of the sourcing industry through the application of new sourcing approaches and digital technology

SYDNEY, March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, last night announced the winners of its 2018 ISG Paragon Awards™ ANZ at a gala event in Sydney.

The ISG Paragon Awards™ ANZ celebrate the evolution of the sourcing industry through the application of new sourcing approaches and digital technology, including the use of robotic process automation.

The winners were selected by an independent panel of industry experts including Andrew Carriline and Kathleen Bailey-Lord, both respected business leaders with extensive experience in sourcing and technology. The winners were announced in the following categories:

Transformation: Successfully transformed organization or key business function

Winner: Ascender with Mantra Group

Leadership: A client executive who demonstrated exceptional drive and leadership

Winner: Mohit Sharma, Mindfields

Collaboration: A mutually beneficial sourcing relationship between client and provider

Winner: Tech Mahindra with Boral Australia

Imagination: Rewarding creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in helping organizations future-proof businesses and better serve customers

Winner: Ramco Systems with Viadux

Impact: Recognizing the impact of a client/service provider(s) relationship on a community

Winner: DXC Technology for the 'Dandelion Autism Program'

Excellence: Outstanding delivery by a service provider

Joint Winners: HCL Australia Services with Serco Australia; Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and Kronos, with Cape Australia

ISG Special AwardRecognizing a significant contribution to the sourcing industry.

Winner: Manoj Nagpaul, vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan, Wipro Limited, in recognition of his significant and enduring contribution to the IT industry in Australia and New Zealand throughout the course of his 25-year career.

Speaking at last night's awards ceremony, Lisa Borden, partner and head of ISG Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), said: "The ISG Paragon Awards™ recognize and celebrate organizations and individuals that have made a significant contribution to helping clients make the best use of new processes and technologies. We extend our hearty congratulations to the winners, all of whom demonstrated ground-breaking vision and inspirational approaches to solving business and technology issues, while showcasing the value of strong partnerships between clients and service providers."

About ISG

ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,300 professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry's most comprehensive marketplace data. For more information, visit

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