26 Mar 2021

IDC India Opens Nominations for the Inaugural Future Enterprise Awards 2021

NEW DELHI, March 26, 2021 – Amid the largest pandemic the modern world has seen, organizations rose to the challenge to compete in a rapidly digitalizing economy and establish themselves as leaders in their respective markets. As digital transformation (DX) itself advances, IDC continues its annual search for digitally-resilient organizations and leaders in India and Asia/Pacific, re-introducing IDC Digital Transformation Awards as the IDC Future Enterprise Awards this 2021.

“The ability of an organization to transform into a Future Enterprise ensures resilience in dealing with future disruptions. This will help not only in responding to a crisis but also in capitalizing on new opportunities. In the last 12 months, several organizations have made significant fundamental changes to their business models. We intend to recognize and celebrate these organizations that are building the Future Enterprise,” says Vasant Rao, Managing Director, IDC India.

In its 5th year, IDC DX Awards has evolved to better capture the changing face of innovation and digital leadership in the next normal, aligning its categories and selection criteria to reflect how organizations will successfully bring their business into the Future. The IDC Future Enterprise Awards 2021 will feature the nine new digital agenda items characteristic of the Future Enterprise2. These are the new benchmarks for what it takes to lead in the next normal, and categories for the awards program: Nominate your project now by visiting www.idcdxawards.com.

Nominations are due on April 30, 2021 for the following categories:

• Best in Future of Connectedness

• Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure

• Best in Future of Digital Innovation

• Best in Future of Industry Ecosystems

Nominations for the following categories can be extended until June 30, 2021:

• Best in Future of Customers and Consumers

• Best in Future of Intelligence

• Best in Future of Operations

• Best in Future of Trust

• Best in Future of Work

• Special Award for Digital Resiliency

• CIO/CDO of the Year

• CEO of the Year

• Future Enterprise of the Year

Nominations are open to end-user organizations in both, private and public sectors. Visit the site HERE for more information on the nomination criteria.

In 2020, 16 organizations were awarded as IDC DXa 2020 India Country winners for excellence in their digital transformation efforts. The winners for India were chosen from over 250 Nominations representing more than 120 unique organizations for 10 categories. Some of the winners included Aditya Birla Sunlife Insurance, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Kotak Mahindra Bank, Amara Raja Group, Bajaj Auto Ltd, L&T Financial Services, Ather Energy, Godrej Construction, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, IndusInd Bank, MG Motor India Pvt Ltd, Grasim Industries Ltd. Hero MotoCorp, Piramal Glass, and Mahindra and Mahindra Limited.

The IDC Future Enterprise Awards will be shown as part of the IDC Originals to be showcased at this year's upcoming IDC DX Summit 2021 made possible through IDC's game-changing virtual events content hub, IDC Arena. Intuitive, data-driven, and built for maximum engagement, IDC re-imagines the future of events for the IT industry. For more information visit www.idcarena.com.

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For more inquiries about IDC Future Enterprise Awards, contact Shabi Hussain at sshussain@idc.com or Shivani Anand at sanand@idc.com . You can also follow IDC India’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages for regular updates.

About IDC

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