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19 Aug 2018

IDC Reaches Over 600 Asia Pacific Nominations for IDC Digital Transformation Awards 2018

IDC DXa regional winners will be announced at the Second IDC Digital Summit on 24th -25th October 2018

SINGAPORE, August 20th, 2018 – IDC Asia Pacific announced today that the number of nominations for its IDC Digital Transformation Awards 2018 (IDC DXa) has tripled from last year reaching a record high 680 nominations, with more than 400 unique projects submitted by multiple industries. IDC’s DX Awards recognizes outstanding organizations that have made critical breakthroughs in digital transformation across the Asia Pacific, spread across seven different categories.

“Being recognized as a winner at the IDC DX Awards program has become a critical benchmark for success in the Asia/Pacific region. Digital transformation is no longer a question to organizations in our region – it is now a race for digital and market leadership. The fact that we received over 600 nominations, shows the growing appetite of Asia/Pacific organizations to harness digital technologies to multiply innovation and accelerate businesses' transformation,” says Daniel Zoe Jimenez, Research Director for Digital Transformation Practice, IDC Asia/Pacific.

IDC’s DX Awards follows a two-phased approach for determining country and regional winners. Each nomination goes through an initial assessment carried out by both local IDC analyst with support from the regional team. The second phase of the assessment requires the country analysts and regional team to convene to review the nomination and the country/industry landscape. All winners from the country events will be automatically placed in the regional final. The regional panel of judges will comprise of IDC worldwide analysts, industry thought leaders, and academia. The DX projects will judge based on the nomination form, and the judges scoring from the country event.

Winners from all around Asia Pacific will join the Singapore winners at IDC's DX Summit and Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) Gala Night, where the regional winners will be announced for the categories of Digital Transformer of the Year; Digital Disruptor of the Year; DX Leader, Omni-experience Innovator, Talent Accelerator, Information Visionary, and Operating Model Master.

Figure 1 Join us unveil the best of the best in Asia Pacific at the regional event in Singapore on 25th October 2018.

The IDC DX Awards will be culminating event of the second IDC DX Summit 2018, one of the industry’s largest gathering of digital transformation leaders and new breed of digital players. IDC’s DX summit is host to more than 200 C-level executives from different lines of business (LOBs) across multiple industries, as well as the vendor and technology buyer communities. Join us for this 2-day event, which will feature technology tours, keynotes from industry innovation players, digital playgrounds, and best practices sharing. The IDC DX Summit and IDC DX Awards will happen on the 24th 25th of October 2018 respectively at the JW Marriott Singapore.

For event information about the DX Summit, please contact Inez Quek For queries about IDC DX Awards, contact Kar Leong Tew For media registration to this event, please contact Alvin Afuang or Tessa Rago Or visit the IDC DX Summit website HERE for more details.

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Regions Covered

Asia Pacific

Topics Covered

Digital transformation

For more information, contact:

Daniel-Zoe Jimenez
+65 6226 0330

Alvin Afuang
+63917 7974586

Theresa Rago
+65 9159 3053