Bangalore, India - February 21, 2014:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, today announced that it has been recognized as a winner of the Global, Asian and Indian MAKE (Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise) Awards for 2013. The MAKE Awards are administered by Teleos, an independent research firm based in the United Kingdom. A panel of Global Fortune 500 senior executives and leading experts selected the winners, in each category.
Wipro is a 6-time Global MAKE Winner and 11-time Asian MAKE Winner. Also, this is the ninth time Wipro has been recognized as a leading Indian organization that enhances stakeholder wealth by transforming corporate knowledge into intellectual capital for the enterprise.
Rory Chase, Managing Director of Teleos said: "Wipro Limited consistently ranks in the top tier of global knowledge-driven companies. The firm excels at managing its intellectual capital - especially human capital - and is noted for its intense customer focus. Wipro is using its entire enterprise knowledge to gain the competitive edge."
Acknowledging the recognition, Satishchandra Doreswamy, Chief Business Operations Officer, Wipro Limited, said, "Knowledge Management (KM) at Wipro is a strategic organizational initiative and KM best practices are embedded in our core business processes. Knowledge Management plays a significant role in enhancing our customer experience, improving business metrics and the competency of our workforce. It's a great honor to consistently be recognized by the MAKE awards. It reaffirms that we are in the right direction of our KM journey."
"Wipro adopts various innovative techniques like Gamification, Analytics, and Mobility to cater to the knowledge needs of a multi-generational workforce. The objective is to enable Wipro's customers to benefit from the company's collective knowledge in addition to the knowledge of the team working on the customer account. Winning the Global, Asian and Indian awards in 2013 is a significant recognition and testimony to our KM program," added Dr. Hariprasad Reddy, Head of Knowledge Management, Wipro Limited.
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro 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 has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 61 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
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