INDUS and SAP present ACE Awards 2022

Since its inception in 2006, SAP ACE Awards have kept pace with the evolving market and technology landscapes and is today, considered as of one the most coveted recognitions in the industry.

The 2022 edition of SAP ACE features new Award categories aligned to the current business environments and also features a much easier to use, online interface, making your experience of filing nominations simple and efficient. However, SAP ACE continues to retain its stringent three-level evaluation process, with an eminent jury deciding on the final winners.

Presented by INDUS, the SAP India User Group, SAP ACE 2022 will feature multiple recognitions for technology led innovations across four segments – The Game Changer, The Disruptor and The Sustainability Champion.

Be a part of this celebration of innovation and excellence.

Timeline

ACE Awards 2022 Launch

Submissions Open across
award categories
July 18, 2022

Entry Submissions

Customer nominations
across categories
July 18 to September 9, 2022

Jury Process

Jury panel reviews and selects
winners in each category
September 12 to September 30, 2022

Winner Announcement

SAP ACE Awards 2022 Ceremony
and INDUS Conclave
October, 2022

Award Categories

Be a part of the most sought after and prestigious recognition of technology-led innovation.

The Game Changer Back to Category

Recognizes companies that have successfully demonstrated enterprise-wide transformation approach that has evolved implementation of complex projects, across multiple lines of businesses / functional areas.

  • A long-term transformation journey, involving implementation of complex projects across different lines of businesses
  • Demonstrated, measurable outcomes in multiple functional areas.
  • Use of SAP solutions and technologies to create new business models, innovate business processes in a pathbreaking fashion
  • Projects that have gone live after July 1, 2019 are eligible.

The Disruptor Back to Category

Recognizes companies have demonstrated cutting edge innovation and disruptively improved or transformed a specific Line of Business or functional areas – with measurable business outcomes.

  • Under this category, we have 6 different award categories covering different Lines of Business as listed below.
  • Significantly improves productivity, profitability or experience within a particular LOBs
  • Use of SAP solutions and technologies for demonstrated, measurable outcomes
  • Projects that have gone live after July 1, 2020 are eligible.
Best Customer Experience Management

Recognizes organizations that demonstrate a customer-first approach and mindset. These are businesses that have seamlessly created a customer experience through digital transformation. They created new channels of distributions or significantly enhanced the customer experience leading to gain in market share or increased customer satisfaction.

Best Human Experience Management

Recognizes organizations that demonstrate a shift from transactional human experience management to delivering engaging, individualized experiences. Creating a more flexible, engaged workforce ready for the future. These are leveraging technology in ways that shine a light to the future of work.

Best Procurement Transformation

Recognizes organizations that demonstrate transformational approach in building procurement excellence to deliver significantly improved cost & process efficiencies - leading to enhanced profitability, better supplier & customer experience or even new revenue streams for the company.

Best Supply Chain Transformation

Recognizes organizations that demonstrate transformational approach in building supply chain resilience to deliver significantly improved cost & process efficiencies - leading to enhanced profitability, better supplier & customer experience or even new revenue streams for the company.

Best Manufacturing Transformation

Recognizes organizations that have demonstrated innovation in manufacturing operations such as excellent implementations of Manufacturing Execution Systems, enhanced asset management – resulting in better operational visibility from shop floor to top floor, significant cost savings, improved product quality, faster time to market among others.

Best Finance Transformation

Recognizes organizations that have leveraged technology for finance transformation. These companies have demonstrated evolution of finance function within their organizations to drive better governance, enable real-time and holistic view of their business to make better, faster and intelligent data-driven decisions.

The Sustainability Champion Back to Category

Organizations that have built sustainability directly into their core business processes and have demonstrated sustainable practices reducing their negative impacts on the environment while still allowing the businesses to make a profit.

  • Demonstrated environmental sustainability practices such as socially responsible value chains, holistic reporting, circular economy
  • Use of SAP solutions and technologies
  • Demonstrated, measurable outcomes
  • Projects that have gone live after July 1, 2020 are eligible.

Judging Criteria

Judges will review and score the nominations to select the winners in each category based on a set of specific criteria. The judging criteria includes scoring on below parameters:

  • Use Case: Complexity, Scope and Business Criticality of the problem solved, how compelling an disruptive is the use case and does it drive significant change
  • Solution: Creative and Out of Box solution deployed in the project
  • Business Impact: Tangible outcomes, result of the project and magnitude of the outcome. Compelling and quantifiable results
  • Experience: Impact of project in improving lives of people and / or customer experience
  • Future impact: Impact on future revenue / profitability, new ways of doing business
  • SAP Architecture: Use of SAP technologies and solutions in the project. How well does the entry demonstrate a company’s journey to becoming an intelligent enterprise

Jury Members

Vijay Sethi

Chairman
INDUS

Umesh Mehta

Global Chief Information Officer
Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd.

Atul Govil

Chief Transformation Officer & Head (SAP & IT)
Corporate India Glycols

Puneet Agarwal

President - IT/Strategy/Business Unit [Promoter Family]
CJ Darcl Logistics Ltd.

Chander Khanduja

CIO
Luminous Power Technologies

CA Manoj Kumar

Head of Information Technology
HPCL Mittal Energy Ltd.

Yogesh Zope

Chief Digital Officer (Kalyani Group) & Sr VP
Bharat Forge Ltd.

Sandip Pradhan

Vice President - IT & CIO
Exide Industries Ltd.

Help Desk

For any help or assistance that you may seek during the entire nomination process, please feel free to get in touch with ACE Support Desk

SAP ACE Awards 2022 Support Team

Geetha V : +91 73384 48588

helpdesk@aceawards.in