Infosys Among Top 20 Global Companies to Win the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Award 2008
Wins Award for the Fifth Time for Efforts in Organizational Learning
Bangalore, India - December 30, 2008: Infosys Technologies Ltd (Infosys) has been recognized amongst the top 20 global companies to be listed in the prestigious Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study, 2008. Infosys has won this award for organizational learning for its concerted effort over the last decade to provide an integrated knowledge management (KM) solution to meet the knowledge needs of the organization through content sharing, collaboration and professional networking. Infosys is a five-time Global MAKE Winner and one of only two Indian companies amongst global leaders to have won the award this year.
The Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) research program was established in 1998 by Teleos, in association with the KNOW Network to recognize companies that create shareholder wealth by transforming enterprise knowledge into superior products, services or solutions. The 2008 Global MAKE awards were chosen by a panel of Fortune Global 500 business executives, leading knowledge management and intellectual capital experts.
Infosys was the first Indian company to win the award in 2003. Infosys also gained the pride of place for India again as the first Indian company to be inducted into the Global MAKE Hall of Fame in 2005.
Speaking on the achievement, Principal Knowledge Manager, Infosys Group of Companies, Dr. J.K. Suresh commented, "We acknowledge with pleasure the recognition of Infosys as a Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise in the Global MAKE study, 2008. At Infosys, we consider knowledge to be critical to the delivery of value for customers. This has led to a strong focus on its effective exchange through various mechanisms for learning and collaboration amongst our employees, resulting in the development of robust and enduring knowledge networks across geographic, cultural and functional divisions. It is our strong conviction that such networks constitute an essential foundation for durable success and growth of Infosys."