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2019 Awards Press Release

RELEASE DATE: January 30, 2019


Robin Sutton
Global Media Research Ltd T/as Proqis, owners of the BTOES Awards
+1 312 496 6621
robin.sutton@proqis.com


PRESS RELEASE


Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Industry Awards
2019 Finalists Announced

 

Chicago, IL: Proqis is proud to announce the shortlist of finalists from eighteen categories selected by the independent judging panel, for the 2019 Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Industry Awards program.

The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Awards have been established to showcase globally the most outstanding organizational achievements through the application of Operational Excellence programs.  

“The award shows our customers and competitors that we are committed to excel and progressing steadily as we improve the quality of care for our patients."

Regional CEO, Sisters of St. Francis Health Services, Inc. – Northern Indiana Region

“This prestigious external recognition is a great confirmation of the exceptional business results delivered by our associates."

Sr. Vice President, Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Capital One Bank

“I'd like to compliment the organizers for their excellent recognition program."

President and Chief Executive Officer of PAS Technologies

The focus of this elite awards program is to demonstrate to the global business community the real results, which organizations achieve through the successful implementation of Operational Excellence.

Listed by category, the finalists are:


Organizational Awards Finalists


Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Automotive & Transportation

Ford - Greenfield Labs

Faurecia Clean Mobility - Lean Six Sigma from the Middle Out

 

Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Banking, Capital Markets & Insurance

TCS /Digitate - Transforming the IT Operations at a large European financial institution

Nationwide Insurance - Striving for Operational Excellence and a Problem Solving Culture

 

Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Healthcare

Philips Healthcare Informatics- Operational Excellence Initiative

Westchester Medical Center - Utilizing eHealth to Optimize Adherence to Consensus Best Practice Therapies_ Making Sure Every Patient Is As Safe As Possible

UnitedHealthcare - UnitedHealthcare Advocate4Me

UnitedHealthcare - UnitedHealthcare Motion

The DICE Group - Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Mayo Clinic - Performance Excellence in a Shared Service Model

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - BCBSM Enterprise Transformation

NTT DATA Services - Denial Management with NTT DATA Artificial Intelligence Platform

RI International - Crisis Now: Change is Underway

 

Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Hospitality & Construction

Caesars - Nomination - Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Hospitality & Construction

Kraft Heinz - Nova Goiás Project

 

Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Manufacturing

Hillphoenix - Digitally Transformed Inspection Process Drives Lean Culture at Hillphoenix

Intel Corporation - Accelerating Intel's Transformation Through Operational Excellence

 

Best Achievement of Operational Excellence in Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

To be announced closer to the awards

 

Project Awards Finalists

 

Best Achievement in Cultural Transformation & Sustainability to deliver a high performing Enterprise Excellence culture.

Philips Healthcare Informatics - Cultural Transformation Journey

Al Jazeera International Catering LLC - Our Planet Our Responsibility

Cisco - Cisco's My Innovation

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Cultural Transformation through Digital First

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Cultural Transformation through rediscovering early warning signals

IBM - Accelerating Agile to Transform IBM’s Quote-to-Cash Culture

IBM - Becoming self-sufficient to address development needs through the Global Knowledge Buddy Program

SEI - SEI Private Trust Company’s Beyond World Class Campaign

 

Best Achievement in Data Analytics enabling Operational Excellence

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Cognizant Digital Operations – Text Analytics driven smart process interventions to influence business outcomes

Etech Global Services - Best Achievement in Data Analytics enabling Operational Excellence

IBM - Cognitive Recommendation Engine (CoRE)

MetLife - MetLife Entry for Best Achievement in Data Analytics Enabling Operational Excellence

University Health Network - UHN Clinical Operations Dashboard

 

Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to deliver an outstanding Business Expansion and Revenue Growth

HP Inc. - Overcoming major complexities to help enable HP's largest print acquisition ever

CTS - Revenue Cycle Management Reimagined

 

Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to deliver an outstanding Customer Experience Excellence

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Prime Client Services - Improving Customer Experience

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Predictive Operations for Outstanding Customer Experience

IBM Corporation - Net Promoter Score Channel Advocacy Program for the IBM Business Partner Ecosystem

VMware Inc- Partner Professional Services Alignment for Customers

IBM - Leading Support for the Cognitive Era

PolyOne Corporation - PolyOne Corporation- CUSTOMER FIRST PROJECT

Bank of America - Implementation of Bank of America Voices

Citibank NA - “My Client My World” – Customer Service Transformation (Citibank India)

 

Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to deliver an outstanding Value Creation or Innovation Execution project

Cognizant Technology Solutions - KYC e-2-e transformation for Periodic Reviews (CLM)

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Customer Value Creation through Process One Framework

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Outstanding Value Creation - Transformation of Process for Success

Webasto Roof Systems Americas - Revamp the REAP with the IDEA Program

Alberta Energy Regulator - Alberta Energy Regulator

VMware, Inc - Seat Finder App - Innovative Way to Optimize Utilization of Office Space

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - BCBS Michigan and Value Management

NTT DATA Services - NTT DATA Virtual Resource Monitoring System

 

Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to deliver Business Transformation

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Business Transformation - Investment Banking Finance division of a global bank

IBM - Global Business Services Transformational Leadership Development Program- Tech Disruption in Your Industry – We Can Help

IBM - Composable Marketplace – Reinventing the Shared Services Operating Model

Delane Consulting & Talent Management -Sustainable Business Transformation

SAP - Digital Selling Program at SAP

Vodafone UK - The Enterprise Transformation Programme

CompuCom - Digital Building Drives Exceptional Operational Improvements

Michigan State University - Mobile Action Plan

JR Automation - Implementing a Quote Development Process

Aprimo - Aprimo Application for Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to deliver Business Transformation

Weatherford International plc - TRANSFORMING CULTURE FOR MEANINGFUL CHANGE AT WEATHERFORD

Intrigo Systems -  Deploying SAP IBP S&OP Global Template at Stanley Black and Decker

 

Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to deliver Digital Transformation

Fannie Mae - Credit Enhancement Transaction System (CETS)

Capgemini - iLabor, a digital platform for submitting online labor correction forms, designed to reduce time and manual paper work

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Digital Transformation - Smart Intake

Cognizant Technology Solutions - OrgaCTS - Digital Transformation - Digital Finance in Cognizant

Conrad Industries Inc - How a 100-Year-Old Embroidery Manufacturing Company Digitally Transformed From a Paper-Based Operations

Refinitiv (Financial & Risk) - Project Genesis- Digital Transformation at Refinitiv

Bank of America - Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to deliver Digital Transformation

Intrigo Systems - Demand and Supply Optimization SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) at Blue Diamond Growers

MetLife - MetLife Entry for Best Achievement in Operational Excellence to Deliver Digital Transformation

Kimberly-Clark - At Kimberly-Clark, the world is our office

 

Best Achievement in Technology Enabled Process Automation

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Technology Enabled Process Automation in Cognizant Digital Operations

Caesars - Caesars Nomination - Best Achievement in Technology Enabled Process Automation Award

IBM - Improving Sales Win Rates with Cognitive Modeling and Process Automation

HP - Digitizing Finance

University Health Network - UHN Learner Registration Program

Mastercard - Mastercard Automation Program Delivers Valuable Process Efficiency

Digitate - TCS - Transforming two Retail Giants in North America using a Cognitive platform

VMware Software India Pvt Ltd - VMware Skyline TM- Proactive Model for Customer Support

MetLife - Entry for Best Achievement in Technology Enabled Process Automation

Labor Finders International Inc -You’re Hired- How Labor Finders Utilized BPM to Digitally Transform its Electronic Employment Application Process and Enable Process Automation

VMware software India ltd - RPA- Contract Updates due to Partner Merger


Best Operational Excellence project under 90 days

McCormick Distillery - Using No-Code Apps to Streamline Age-Old Operations

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - BCBS Michigan Medicare Advantage Member Attribution

Caesars - Nomination - Best Operational Excellence project under 90 days

Comcast West Division - Comcast West Division's WiFi Day

DonorsChoose.org - How DonorsChoose.org Operations helped make a $29 million donation come to life

IBM - Financial Performance Dashboard

VMware software India ltd - License Deployment Queries Reduction

 

Personality Awards Finalists


Operational Excellence CEO of the Year Award

BrightSpring Health Services - Jon Rousseau

Cisco - Alex Goryachev- Cisco’s “Disruptor in Residence"

DBA HOPE At Home Health Care - Christine Bartel

Etech Global Services - Matt Rocco

Nintex - Eric Johnson


Operational Excellence Outstanding Leader of the Year Award

Aflac US - Virgil Miller

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Somendra Jayaram


Lifetime Achievement Award for Operational Excellence

To be announced at the awards


Platinum Awards


The following Platinum Awards cannot be entered for. The winners will be selected by the judges from across a range of categories.

The Platinum Award for Best Achievement in Organizational Operational Excellence

The Platinum Award for Best Achievement in an Operational Excellence Project

The winners for all categories and for The Platinum Awards will be announced at The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards on Wednesday March 20th, 2019, from 6.30pm, in the Venetian Ballroom at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort®

The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Awards are open to all organizations, both private and public sector, across the globe, which have implemented Operational Excellence programs to deliver outstanding business results.

The 2019 Awards will be held in conjunction with the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit on March 20, 2019 in the Venetian Ballroom at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando™

The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit is the largest senior-level annual event for the Operational Excellence executives. There is a strong focus on Cultural Transformation, Customer Delight, Sustaining an Operational Excellence program, Need for end-to-end Business Transformation, Keeping up with new technologies/impact of digitalization and Leadership Buy-in & Understanding. We dedicated two tracks to advanced technologies, such as AI, Machine Learning, RPA, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud infrastructure etc.

The agenda is designed to encourage active meaningful conversations though all day enhanced networking and interaction opportunities You can access the event speakers and agenda here.

 

Notes to Editors

This press release was authored by Robin Sutton, Director, Proqis

Please feel free to use any text or aspects of the report to write your own article, please reference the report back to this webpage.