ISG Announces Winners of 2018 ISG Paragon Awards™ Americas

Awards celebrate the evolution of the sourcing industry through the application of new sourcing approaches and digital technology

Company Release - 6/12/2018 9:30 AM ET

STAMFORD, Conn., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, announced the winners of its 2018 ISG Paragon Awards™ Americas at a gala awards dinner last night in Plano, Texas.

The ISG Paragon Awards Americas celebrate the evolution of the sourcing industry through the application of new sourcing approaches and digital technology, including the use of robotic process automation. This was the first year ISG hosted the ISG Paragon Awards in the Americas. ISG has hosted the program in the Australia-New Zealand (ANZ) region for seven years and in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for three years.

The winners were selected by an independent panel of industry experts and announced in the following categories:

Transformation:Successfully transformed organization or key business function
Winner: TGI Fridays

Leadership:A client executive who demonstrated exceptional drive and leadership
Winner: Lynn Bishop, Chief Development Officer, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

Collaboration: A mutually beneficial sourcing relationship between client and provider
Winner: Mindtree with P&G

Imagination: Rewarding creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in helping organizations future-proof businesses and better serve customers
Winner: Hexaware

Impact:Recognizing the impact of a client/service provider(s) relationship on a community
Winner: Trianz

Excellence:Outstanding delivery by a service provider
Winner: Mindtree with Cisco

Woman in Technology: Recognizing the launch or management of a successful project that involved contribution by a woman or women, created opportunities for women in technology, raised the awareness of women in technology or provided mentoring of a successful woman or women in technology
Winner:Jennifer Artley, President, BT in the Americas

ISG Special Award – Paragon Provider of the Year: Recognizing a significant contribution to the sourcing industry.
Winner: Cognizant Technology Solutions

"I want to extend our heartiest congratulations to the winners of our first-ever ISG Paragon Awards in the Americas," said Todd Lavieri, president, ISG Americas and Asia Pacific. "All the winning organizations and partnerships stood out for their ability to realize the true promise of digital transformation – both to enhance operational efficiency and to deliver world-class customer experiences. The individual winners, likewise, demonstrated exceptional leadership and execution in making a difference in their organizations and their communities."

About ISG
ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,300 professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry's most comprehensive marketplace data. For more information, visit

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