IDC EU and Central Asia Industry Insights Awards

IDC Europe and Central Asia
Industry Insights Awards

The Projects that will PRIME your Industry for the Future

Public and private sector organizations in Europe and Central Asia will invest almost $1 trillion in information technology in 2021*. COVID-19 has accelerated the need to realize the full benefits of such critical investments in technology. Organizations that will succeed in the next normal are those that embrace technology innovation to deliver on economic and societal Purpose; develop Resiliency against short-term shocks and long-term stresses; re-Imagine their business; Master intelligence, operations, and experiences; and open up to dynamic Ecosystems.

The IDC Europe and Central Asia Industry Insights Awards clear the noise. They recognize truly groundbreaking and transformative projects that will PRIME the future of industries.

*Source: IDC's Worldwide ICT Spending Guide Industry and Company Size

The Four Award Categories




The future of mobility will be convenient, affordable, safe, and environmentally sustainable.

For this award category, we encourage you to apply if you are currently providing personal mobility products and/or services or if you are actively working on creating a value proposition for this space. Applicants can include automotive manufacturers, mobilityas-a-service data and service aggregators, transportation network companies, public and private passenger transportation operators (such as railways, airlines, public transit), utilities providing electric vehicle charging solutions, and payment providers.

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The future of wellbeing will be built around purpose, respect, inclusiveness, mastery, and efficiency.

For this award category, we encourage you to apply if you are currently providing wellbeing products and/or services, and equally, if you are actively working on creating a value proposition for this space. Applicants can include hospitals, public health authorities, health insurance providers, community care centers, nursing homes, wellness centers and other leisure outlets, real-estate developers, agriculture organizations, and manufacturers of consumer products that can improve people's mental, physical, and social wellbeing.

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The future of things will be connected, omni-available, recyclable-rematerialized-reusable, and experiential.

For this award category, we encourage you to apply if you are currently a designer, a manufacturer, an operator, or a service provider that designs, builds, operates and/or maintains "things, " regardless of whether you operate in process/discrete or B2B/B2C. More importantly, you have been working on a technology-driven initiative that is pushing the boundaries of what manufacturing can achieve, blending physical with digital, creating omni-availability, and prioritizing environmental sustainability from concept to commerce all the way to disposal.

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The future of shopping will be trusted, holistic, real time, ingenious, valued, and effortless.

For this award category, we encourage you to apply if you are currently a retailer, wholesale distributor, or manufacturer looking to create direct-to-consumer (D2C) experiences, regardless of the product or service you sell. More importantly, you have been working on a technology-driven initiative that is trying to innovate the shopping experience by blurring the lines of physical and digital and creating a needs-based/individualized shopping experience for customers and consumers.

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What's in it for You?

Each of the four category winners will receive




Coverage in a dedicated IDC case study report



Coverage in a press release and via IDC's social media channels detailing the outcome of the awards



Access to a personalized report – based on IDC PRIME selfassessment tool - that will enable you to review the readiness of your organization to embrace the next normal



A digital badge for use on your business website


Each shortlisted award entry will receive a digital badge for use on their business website and/or participants' personal online profiles and coverage in a press release and via IDC's social media channels detailing the outcome of the awards

Entry Criteria

  • For each of the four categories, IDC is seeking nominations for projects across public, private, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Projects or initiatives may be at the pilot stage, but they must:
    • Have started before December 2020
    • Have demonstrable outcomes
  • Anyone can nominate a project, including the implementing organization itself, an industry association, or the technology supplier.

How We'll Judge the Winners

The award judges (a panel of qualified, independent IDC Europe analysts and consultants) will rate each nominated project in four categories, based on the project’s Purpose, Resilience, Imagination, Mastery, Ecosystems

Purpose

  • Define your purpose
  • Apply it to your people, products, services, and enterprise growth

Resilience

  • Manage risks
  • Adapt to disruptions, restore operations, and capitalize on the changed conditions

Imagination

  • Create new business models
  • Reinvent the core
  • Innovate

Mastery

  • Deliver experiences at scale
  • Execute with excellence being driven by demand
  • Be data driven

Ecosystems

  • Create new value with ecosystems
  • Play your role
  • Share data, applications, and/or operations

Judges

Roberta Bigliani

GVP, Head of IDC Industry Insights Europe, Executive Lead of European Future of Work Practice, Executive Lead of European Future of Operations Practice

Joe Dignan

Head of IDC Government Insights Europe

Rod Hills

Business Development Director, IDC Insights Europe

Max Claps

Research Director, IDC Government Insights Europe

Nino Giguashvili

Senior Research Analyst, IDC Health Insights Europe

Nomination Deadline

To be considered for IDC's IDC Europe and Central Asia Industry Insights Awards, your nomination form must be submitted by October 31, 2021.

It is "PRIME" time.

Are YOU ready?


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