CIO 100 2010 - Transforming Business Through Innovation and Execution
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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS

Here are the CIO 2011 Award winning projects:

Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services (India) - 'Biz Connect':
This US$14.4 million 'Biz Connect' project combined technology including unified communications, RFID, green IT and biometrics, enabling financial services to be delivered to remote towns and rural villages via officers toting a hand-held GPRS - GSM based business device.

Marico (India):
A comprehensive upgrade of this global beauty and wellness products company's IT platform created strategic benefits across the company's entire value chain in the fast moving consumer good industry.

redbus.in (India):
This private inter-city bus operator moved its entire business onto the cloud to facilitate and drive its growth.

Land Transport Authority (LTA) (Singapore):
The PLANET (Planning for Land Transport Network) project is a data warehousing initiative designed to carry out advanced predictive algorithms of travelling patterns in Singapore whether by car, bus or train and the impact of traffic analytics on commuting.

Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore):
The bank introduced new mobile capabilities that include switching to iPhone as corporate device and creation of iPhone apps that serve internal users and customers.

A Great I.T. Honour

The annual CIO 100 index highlights the regional enterprises and organisations that have excelled through creative and innovative IT projects in the past year. Companies that achieve CIO 100 listing have broken new ground by using IT systems, initiatives and projects to provide added value to their customers.

Becoming a CIO 100 honouree gives an organisation greater regional and global visibility - yes, it's great PR. And companies on each year's CIO 100 index are then considered by our panel of independent judges for one of the year's five most coveted CIO Awards - the greatest honour bestowed upon any enterprise user of IT in the region.

If you make the CIO 100 2011 index, you will be joining some very esteemed company from past years. Past CIO Award winners have included some of the Asia Pacific's most progressive organisations.

Whether transforming existing IT infrastructure into an agile, real-time system, or successfully working new technologies into traditional business processes, enterprises that achieve listing in the CIO 100 index each year receive considerable acclaim. They can stand proud in their industry as inspiration and proof that striking new paths in information and communication technology use, yields business, greater profits and even social rewards.

The 2011 CIO 100 honorees and the five CIO Award winners will be featured in a very special annual edition - CIO Asia Volume 2, April 2011. Executives from the five winning companies will also be recognised among their peers and colleagues at the CIO Conference & Awards ceremony, to be held in Singapore, 8 March 2011.

For any queries regarding the CIO100 and CIO Awards nomination, please contact:
Jack Loo
Tel: +65 6395 8062
E-mail: cio_100@fairfaxbm.com

For more information on the 2011 CIO Conference & CIO Awards event, please contact:
Cheryl Hariman
Tel: +65 6395 8043
E-mail: cioconf_sg@fairfaxbm.com

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