London, UK - November 16, 2011:
Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) and Diversey, a leading global provider of commercial cleaning, sanitation and hygiene solutions, have jointly won the 'IT Outsourcing Project of the Year' award at the eighth annual National Outsourcing Association (NOA) Awards ceremony.
Wipro and Diversey's award-winning IT transformation project was characterized by certain unique and innovative features. This included the introduction of a new role - the 'Value Director' - which positions technology as a driver for proactively addressing the business' emerging needs. The 'Value Director' is an onsite Wipro executive who works alongside Diversey's Chief IT Architect and Wipro's CTO to identify system and process solutions to support the business community. The implementation of the Value Director role has allowed Wipro and Diversey to better anticipate future technologies and projects through better staff acquisition and training.
"We are honored to receive this prestigious award. This recognition is the result of extraordinary partnering between Diversey and Wipro, which continues to drive outstanding value for our business and its stakeholders. The applied principles serve as an example for the outsourcing industry," said Brent Hoag, Vice President & CIO, Diversey.
Bhanumurthy B M, Sr. Vice President, Retail, CPG, Transportation & Government, Wipro Technologies, said: "This engagement highlights the strong partnership between Wipro and Diversey. It is a win-win partnership, where Diversey benefits from Wipro's experience and insight, while Wipro gains from Diversey's creativity and determined approach. This award is a testament to a deep-rooted, ongoing relationship focused on IT innovation through collaboration and the adoption of best practice."
The NOA awards recognize and reward innovation and achievement by suppliers, users and integrated teams within the outsourcing industry.
Martyn Hart, NOA Chairman, said: "Congratulations to Wipro and Diversey on their excellent winning entry for IT Outsourcing Project of the Year. The judges felt the project was a powerful example of continuous IT service improvement. It demonstrated various development techniques working together to generate impressive benefits, whilst streamlining the budget spend on IT infrastructure and new application development."
About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has 120,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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