ISG has announced the finalists for ISG Paragon Awards™ ANZ 2019.


Key Dates

ISG Paragon Awards™ Announcement:
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 at the Paragon Awards Gala Dinner

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Meet our 2018 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

The winner in each category will be selected by a panel of independent industry experts and announced on Wednesday 27th March 2019, at a celebratory gala in Sydney. 

The finalists in each category are:

Excellence: Outstanding delivery by a service provider


  • ADP Australia with Commonwealth Bank Australia for “Global HR and Payroll Project”
  • The Results Companies with Medion Australia for “Call Centre Services”
  • WNS Global Services with Energy Australia for “Credit and Collections”
  • WNS Global Services with IAG for “Short Tail Claims”

Successfully transformed organization or key business function


  • Capgemini Australia with BlueScope Steel Limited for “BlueScope Finance Transformation”
  • Capgemini Australia with RMIT University for “Digital Transformation Project”
  • Telstra with Infosys for “High Performance Software Engineering (HPSE)”
  • WNS Global Services with Virgin Australia for “Revenue Management”

A client executive who demonstrated exceptional drive and leadership


  • Larry Howard, BlueScope Steel Limited, nominated by BlueScope Steel
  • Vilas Madan, EXL Australia, nominated by EXL Australia
  • John Preller, Unisys, nominated by Unisys
  • Suzanne Storrie, IAG, nominated by WNS Global Services

Woman in Technology:
Recognizing an individual who has made a significant contribution to the creation or management of a successful project, or a program supporting women in technology


  • Francoise Russo, Toll Group, nominated by Capgemini Australia
  • Dr Susan Entwisle - Cognizant Technology Solutions Australia Pty Ltd, nominated by Cognizant
  • Blaise Porter, Fujitsu Australia, nominated by Fujitsu
  • Sabina Janstrom, Fujitsu Australia, nominated by Fujitsu
  • Lovisa Project Tech Team, Kronos, nominated by Kronos

A mutually beneficial sourcing relationship between client and provider


  • EXL Australia with IAG for “EXL and IAG Collaboration”
  • HCL Technologies Ltd with ANZ Bank for “ANZ Bank - Payments Services”
  • Tech Mahindra with Boral for “Company Wide Asset Management Transformation”
  • Telstra with Infosys for “High Performance Software Engineering (HPSE)”

For creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in helping organizations future-proof businesses and better serve customers


  • Fujitsu Australia with Office of Environment and Heritage for “Digital Owl”
  • HCL Technologies Ltd with Elders for “Smart Farmer”
  • University of Newcastle (Faculty of Health) with “Virtual Anaesthesia - Oral Health Virtual Reality”

recognizing the impact of a client/service provider(s) relationship on a community or other group


  • Tata Consultancy Services with Indigenous Marathon Foundation for “Community Innovation Program - Indigenous Marathon Foundation”
  • Tata Consultancy Services with UNSW Sydney for “GoIT Challenge”
  • Unisys with Invictus Games Foundation for “Invictus Games 2018”
  • Wipro Limited with Department of Justice and Community Safety for “Adult Parole Board”

ISG Special Award

The ISG Special Award will be conferred on the night of March 27 to a nominated individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the evolution of the sourcing industry.


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