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Paragon Awards Gala Dinner is being rescheduled due to COVID-19 and a new date will soon be announced.

ISG has announced the finalists for the ISG Paragon Awards™ APAC


Key Dates

Nominations Close:
24 January 2020

Finalists Announced:
11 February 2020

ISG Paragon Awards™ Announcement:
Paragon Awards Gala Dinner is being rescheduled due to COVID-19 and a new date will soon be announced.

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Meet our 2019 Paragon Awards™ winners

The ISG Paragon Awards™ recognize and reward the achievements of industry leaders across seven categories and seek to highlight the innovative approaches and behaviors that drive success and which themselves reflect the evolving nature of technology and business today:

Collaboration | Transformation | Leadership | Imagination |

Excellence | Impact | Woman in Technology | ISG Special Award

This year’s ISG Paragon Awards™ Gala Dinner will take place on Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at the Fullerton Hotel Sydney. Our 2020 winners will be announced at the event.

The finalists in each category are:

Excellence: Outstanding delivery by a service provider

  • Callforce with iTutorGroup for “The TutorABC Project”
  • Fujitsu with Kia Motors for “Digital Police Car of the Future”
  • IBM with Australian Museum for “Australian Museum – FrogID”
  • Cognizant with Woolworths for “Woolworths Business Optimisation”
  • Hexaware with Myntra for “Customer Service Improvement Project”

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

  • Airservices Australia with “Digital Information Program”
  • Ramco Systems with Capital S.M.A.R.T Repairs with “Technology Enabled Transformation”
  • Capgemini with Services Australia for “Services Australia Technology Transformation”
  • Cognizant with MG Motors for “MG Digital Marketing Platform”

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

  • EXL with IAG for “Major Events”
  • Unisys with The Philippine Statistics Authority for “Civil Registry System Modernisation”
  • TCS with Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade for “TCS Future Ready Workforce”
  • IBM with Australian Museum for “Australian Museum – FrogID”

Transformation: Successfully transformed organization or key business function

  • Mindtree with Newcrest Mining Limited for “Work Execution Application”
  • Ramco Systems with Cobham Aviation for “Cobham Business Platform Consolidation”
  • TCS with AGL for “Customer Experience Transformation Project”
  • Wipro with OnePath Life for “Group Life Technology Transformation at OnePath Life”

Leadership: A client executive who demonstrated exceptional drive and leadership

  • James MacWan, JSW Steel Limited, nominated by JSW Steel Limited
  • Nitin Rakesh, Mphasis, nominated by Mphasis

Woman in Technology: Recognizing the contributions in technology made to women or by a woman

  • Kelly McFadden, Ascender HCM, nominated by Ascender HCM
  • Candice Roberts, CallForce, nominated by CallForce
  • Archana Sonar, Hexaware, nominated by Hexaware
  • Helen Lau, Caltex Australia, nominated by Caltex Australia
  • Dr Damini Gupta, Mphasis, nominated by Mphasis

Collaboration: A mutually beneficial sourcing relationship between client and provider

  • Attra with Cuscal for “Cuscal Technology Transformation”
  • Tech Mahindra for “Technology Transformation”
  • Cognizant with Wesfarmers for “Blackwoods New Web Platform Digital Transformation”
  • Ramco with Norske Skog Australasia for “ERP Transformation”

ISG Special Award: Recognizing a significant contribution to the sourcing industry.

The ISG Special Award will be conferred at the Paragon Awards Gala Dinner to a nominated individual or organization that has made an outstanding impact on the industry, a community, technology innovation or new business practice. The winner of this award is selected by an ISG panel.

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