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ISG Announces Challenge the Future® Award Winners

Program celebrates the best examples of automation in action

Company Release - 2/22/2017 11:23 AM ET

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, today announced the winners of the Challenge the Future® Awards, a legacy program of Alsbridge, acquired by ISG in December 2016.

The awards recognize organizations and individuals that best demonstrate leadership and innovation, challenging the future of business through the application of automation and emerging technologies.

The winning entries were selected by a panel of independent judges and via a public vote. Each finalist demonstrated innovation and business acumen and was judged by several criteria, including strategic vision, outcomes delivered and future focus.

The Challenge the Future® award winners for 2017 are:

Best Outcome Delivered through Automation Award

Winner: Wipro, for its E-KYC cognitive solution for financial institutions

Transformational Change Award

Winner: Genpact and Mondelēz

Most Promising Pilot Award

Winner: Hexaware, for its FABER pilot (call-center automation)

Automation Professional Award

Winner: Andrew Anderson, Celaton

Best Contribution to Humanity by Robots Award

Winner: Tribemix, for virtual reality for dementia care

The Challenge the Future® Award winners will be recognized at ISG's Paragon Awards™ gala dinner in London on Thursday, June 29, 2017. Going forward, the Challenge the Future® program will be incorporated into the Paragon Awards™ and represented by a special category of awards around automation and emerging technologies.

Chip Wagner, partner and president, ISG Business and Emerging Services, said: "The use of both automation and robotic processes in business is becoming ubiquitous and makes a positive contribution to organizations, their staff and customers and business outcomes. The Challenge the Future Awards® recognize and celebrate the leaders in this exciting and fast-developing arena. I would like to extend congratulations to the winners, all of whom demonstrated real, practical innovation and ground-breaking approaches to client business and technology issues."

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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