Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited (LTMRHL) has been conferred the SAP ACE Award 2015 in the ‘Strategic HR and Talent Management’ category. The award was received by S Ganguly, VP – Corporate HR and J.V.S. Ramakrishna, Enterprise IT in a ceremony held at JW Marriott, Mumbai in first week of December.
SAP ACE award is an industry benchmark to recognize the best of the best-run businesses in the Indian subcontinent. It honours business excellence achieved through the implementation of SAP solutions. L&TMRH is the only firm to win the award in HR category this year in the country, a press release said.
Its partner L&T Infotech has also been recognised for the implementation. “We are delighted to pioneer yet other recognition as part of our Smart Metro vision leveraging technology. To provide seamless customer experience, we have to have a smart, well skilled work force and a one shop stop platform for people and talent management. SAP has provided us the right platform to manage our human capital seamlessly,” said L&TMRHL MD and chief executive V.B. Gadgil.
SAP MD (Indian sub-continent) Deb Deep Sengupta congratulating L&TMRHL also spoke.
Established as the mark of technology excellence since 2006, SAP ACE has recognized and honored Indian businesses who have demonstrated the spirit of innovation and leveraged SAP solutions to transform themselves.
SAP ACE continues to keep pace with evolving business and technology landscapes. Integration of the SAP Performance Benchmarking program in the evaluation process and the independent jury panels have made ACE the most coveted award in the industry.
Indus Presents SAP ACE 2015 endeavors once again to recognize and reward the best in technology innovation and business transformation
The Award categories for SAP ACE 2015 are:
- Adoption of Technology in Line of Business Function
- Enterprise Wide IT Adoption
- Leveraging Analytics and Mobility
- SAP Project Implementation
- Innovation Driven Technology Adoption
- Industry Specific Technology Adoption
The 25 thought leaders were screened and shortlisted by Absolutdata Research & Analytics, using ‘Social Influencer Scores’ derived from statistical algorithms based on their respective digital activities. The Digitalists have a strong presence across social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter and blogs along with engaging with stakeholders on popular speaking forums and industry conferences.
“This year, SAP ACE Awards acknowledges Digitalist Thought-Leaders who are leveraging technology to drive massive business-transformation,” said Deb Deep Sengupta, Managing Director, SAP Indian subcontinent. “These Digitalists are front-runners in transforming the Indian business landscape through technology-adoption, and are the catalysts for shaping the ‘Digital India’ vision. It is our privilege to honour these stalwarts and exchange ideas that fuel the spirit-of-innovation.”
The leaders were vetted by a panel of nine eminent jury members including Ms. Ester Martinez, CEO & Editor-in-Chief at People Matters, Madhukar Kamath, Chairman DDB Mudra Group, Ms. Radha Ahluwalia, Managing Director at IMA India and V Sunil, Executive Director, Wieden and Kennedy.
The SAP ACE Awards is an annual ceremony, honouring companies, businesses and individuals who demonstrate the spirit of innovation by leveraging SAP solutions to transform their businesses. In true spirit of acknowledging the contribution of partners, SAP also felicitates implementation partners of winning projects who played a critical role and paved the way for customers’ success.