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Nominations open for APAC Innovation Awards 2021

Computer Weekly is looking for nominations for its inaugural APAC Innovation Awards to honour digitisation initiatives that have transformed organisations in six industries

In these uncertain times, we have come across many organisations that have overcome the odds, successfully embarking on digitisation initiatives to transform and position themselves for the future.

To recognise these movers and shakers, we are launching the inaugural Computer Weekly APAC Innovation Awards to honour digitisation projects that have delivered business impact and/or solved problems using innovative approaches.

The awards are open to organisations in the following countries and territories: Australia, New Zealand, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, as well as all ASEAN member states including Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Eligible organisations can choose to participate in seven award categories: Banking and Financial Services, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Transportation and Manufacturing. Out of the seven winning projects, one will be chosen as Project of the Year.

All entries will be assessed by an independent panel of judges based on the following criteria:

  • Business impact and value, including, but not limited to, productivity improvements, revenue growth and cost reduction.
  • Innovation in solving a business problem.
  • Change management in terms of securing stakeholder buy-in and promoting adoption.

 The panel of judges include:

  • Tim Sheedy, principal adviser, Ecosystm.
  • Chang Sau Sheong, CEO, SP Digital.
  • Manik Narayan Saha, strategic partner for product engineering, SAP Asia-Pacific.
  • Colin Quek, deputy director of informatics, Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore.
  • Nigel Lim, regional manager for IT, Mitsubishi Corporation.
  • Jon Panker, managing director, APAC, TechTarget.
  • Aaron Tan, executive editor, APAC, TechTarget.

Eligible organisations can download the nomination form here and send the completed form to apacinnovationwards@techtarget.com by 5 February 2021. The winners, to be featured in Computer Weekly, will be formally announced in March 2021 during an awards webinar.

For more information about entering the APAC Innovation Awards, contact Computer Weekly APAC executive editor Aaron Tan at atan@techtarget.com.

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