The Best of the Best Felicitated at QAI's 6th IT Service Management Leadership Conference Awards 2013

The Best of the Best Felicitated at QAI's 6th IT Service Management Leadership
                            Conference Awards 2013

  PR Newswire

  BANGALORE, August 8, 2013

BANGALORE, August 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Wipro Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions and Microland Ltd. Win Top Honors

QAI ( ) , the world's leading consulting and workforce
development firm addressing operational excellence, announced the Awards for
excellence and innovation in IT Service Management at the 6 ^th  IT Service
Management Leadership Conference ( ITSM ) 2013 .

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Gayatri Prasad, Nidhi Sharma, Sobhita Phadnis, Praveen Kumar and Shreeshan
Rangayan from Wipro Ltd. emerged as the winners for their paper titled "
Headed for Transition! Are you ready? " The 1st Runner-Up position was duly
awarded to S. Chandramouli and Indira Srinivasan from Cognizant Technology
Solutions for their paper on " Strategy based Service Model - SbS Model using
DISCO PMO " . Dr. Rahul Vilas Ghodke and Vishal Dilip Sanghi from Microland
Limited secured the third spot with their paper titled " Service Integration
and Management ( SIAM ) - Managing the new wave of IT Ecosystem ". The awards
were given away at a glittering ceremony at the Le Meridien, Bangalore.

ITSM 2013 received author intent submissions by professionals from numerous
global companies across industries and sectors to compete for the awards at
the conference. After detailed paper evaluation rounds by internal technical
review committee, a subset of these submissions was shortlisted for
presentation at the conference.

The jury members were quoted as saying, "The concepts presented were
completely unique, original and well-articulated. The frameworks presented
were unique and have a high relevance to business, and converges the elements
of business and technology very well."

Commenting on the success of the sixth edition of ITSM, Mr. Navyug Mohnot,
CEO, QAI said, "To acquire a leadership position, it necessitates a strong
leadership commitment at the project as well as the organizational level, in
addition to knowledge of tools, techniques and approaches which are
transformational. ITSM 2013 ardently seeks to mould itself into a content rich
and comprehensive conference with focus on incorporating more network sessions
to promote interaction within conference attendees. Be it strategic outlook,
business and service operations challenges or emerging trends and technologies
- this conference has proven itself as the converging point for all.

For over 15 years, QAI has brought together international representatives and
recognized thought-leaders to share information, learn new software quality
processes, and discuss software practices through a number of prestigious
events like Project Management Leadership Conference (PML) , IT Service
Management Conference (ITSM) , Program and Portfolio Management Conference
(PPM) , High Maturity Best Practices Conference (HMBP) and the International
Software Testing Conference (STC) .

For further details on ITSM 2013 click  here . 

About QAI

QAI is a leading global consulting and workforce development organization
addressing 'Operational Excellence' in knowledge intensive service

QAI Global Services (QGS) provides advisory and consulting services, leading
to operational excellence in organizations. QGS engages with client
organizations for deployment of best practices and process improvement
engagements in areas including quality, innovation, project and programme
management, IT service management, testing and service excellence to name a

QAI Global Institute (QGI) is the workforce development division of QAI and
engages with individuals inside organizations and with professional
communities. The Institute, through learning design, training delivery,
competency assessments, development and certifications enables career growth
and equips individuals to help realize organizational goals.

QAI has trained over 1,60,000 professionals and certified over 40,000
professionals across the globe and is currently servicing over 300 clients in
over 35 countries. Our offices are located in USA, India, China, and

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