Award Categories 2022

  • ORG-WIDE AWARDS
  • INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

CHAMPIONS IN UNLOCKING CENTER VALUE

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This is a company-wide award that will recognize those companies that have rapidly evolved from being a pure-play cost center to a value creation center. This category will assess Global Centers of Excellence (GCoEs) on the nature and type of transformation, the drivers, the key milestones, and metrics achieved and the key outcomes – across ER&D, IT, BSFI, and GBS teams.

GREAT PLACE TO INNOVATE

2

This is a company-wide award to recognize companies that are focused on value creation from India and have made concerted efforts across five key areas: Organization Charter, Culture, Internal Programs & Processes, External Linkages, and Innovation Metrics. The assessment criteria will focus on how conducive the environment is for innovation and will also measure the pervasiveness of the innovative mindset and culture, across the GCoE.

BEST IN CLASS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (COE)

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This is a company-wide award that recognizes those India centers that are leading the way in driving innovation and research in specific technologies/processes, while facilitating collaboration across various business units. These COEs act as the 'go-to' teams for cutting-edge research and innovation in relevant areas, providing indispensable value to the parent organization. The assessment will be across two areas - Technology COE and Process/Functional COE.

PIONEERS OF INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

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This category is a company-wide award to recognize organizations that have established programs and are the gold standards for Inclusion and Diversity in India. The assessment criteria focuses on 6 major drivers of Inclusion - namely - People, Ecosystem, I&D Charter, Culture and Workplace Engagements. This assessment criteria will gauge the inclusive culture and approach promoted within the organization and the measures taken to address the larger socio-economic challenges of I&D.

EXCELLENCE IN TALENT ENGAGEMENT IN THE HYBRID AGE

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This is a company-wide award for organizations that have successfully managed to keep their workforce engaged, productive, and connected, post the pandemic in a hybrid work model. The assessment criteria will gauge the efficacy of the strategies implemented and the programs in place that measure the effectiveness of talent management and performance of employees and processes, as well as compensation and incentive programs.

BRAND BY DESIGN – EXCELLENCE IN EMPLOYER BRANDING

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This is a company-wide award that recognizes organizations that have successfully created a brand name in the talent market and are considered employers of choice. The assessment criteria will gauge the efficacy of organizations across various parameters including the company’s values, vision, culture and its dissemination across installed and potential talent as part of their Employee Value Proposition (EVP).

AATMANIRBHAR GCoE

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This is a company-wide award category that recognizes organizations that have created large-scale impact by conceptualizing, designing, developing, and manufacturing products from India. The assessment criteria will focus on the drivers, key metrics and milestones achieved, and the key outcomes derived through such technology innovations for both Software as well as for Hardware products.

NEXT GENERATION WOMEN LEADERS

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This category is an individual contributor award to felicitate women leaders in India, who have created large-scale impact through their business, leadership, and/or technology expertise. These women leaders have excelled at mentoring upcoming talent and serve as an inspiration for the industry for excellence in work. The category evaluates excellence shown across the dimensions of individual, organizational, and ecosystem development.

TECHNICAL ROLE MODEL

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This is an individual contributor award that recognizes those individuals who are technology stalwarts and have served by example and inspired individuals both within their organization and beyond, to follow a technical career path. As part of this award, we will also recognize individuals who have created a significant impact in the technologies of Artificial Intelligence/Big Data Analytics and Intelligent Automation.

LEADER EXTRAORDINAIRE

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This is an individual contributor award that recognizes leaders who have mentored and influenced other leaders from the ecosystem for them to be able to achieve positions of eminence either in India or Globally. This award category will look at the scale as well as the seniority of the leadership influenced by the leader extraordinaire.

WINNERS’ CIRCLE 2021

Vaibhav Kumar Somani

Collins Aerospace

TECHNICAL ROLE MODEL

Gowtham Chakkarapani

Continental Technical Centre India

TECHNICAL ROLE MODEL

Venkateswaran Perumal

Stryker Global Technology Center

TECHNICAL ROLE MODEL

Prasoon Kumar Sinha

Dell Technologies

TECHNICAL ROLE MODEL

FROM THE VAULT

Zinnov Awards 2021

350+

NOMINATIONS

150+

COMPANIES

8

CATEGORIES
46 LEADERS & INDUSTRY INFLUENCERS JURY MEMBERS

27

WINNERS