Infosys Wins 2011 Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Award
The Award Recognizes Infosys' commitment Towards Building a Knowledge Based Approach for Execution Excellence
Bangalore, India, October 17, 2011: Infosys Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) has been announced as a winner of the prestigious Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) 2011 by Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network. This is the ninth time that Infosys has bagged the Asian MAKE Award which recognizes Asia's leading organizations for their ability to leverage enterprise knowledge to deliver superior performance in the areas of innovation, operational effectiveness and excellence in products and services.
The award was announced at the World Knowledge Forum (WKF) held in Seoul on October 12, 2011.
The panel of MAKE 2011 has recognized Infosys for its organizational learning. One of the defining aspects of Infosys knowledge management program is the way it has translated market developments and challenges into significant drivers of growth through an effective management of organizational knowledge. Predicated on the Learn Once, Use Anywhere motto, the company has evolved an integrated approach to the management of its knowledge capital focusing not only on the core dimensions of knowledge, people, technology and process but also on measurement, quality and maturity assessment.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Srikantan Moorthy, Senior Vice President and Group Head, Education & Research, Infosys Limited, said, "We are delighted to know that Infosys has been chosen for the Asian MAKE award for the ninth time now. In today's dynamic environment effective knowledge creation and flawless distribution are the hallmarks of sound leadership. At Infosys we have always strived to create an environment for collaborative knowledge sharing. We firmly believe that a strong Knowledge Management program will help us achieve our objective of offering world class services to our valued clients across the globe. We see this award as yet another milestone in our journey towards fulfilling this commitment."
Acknowledging the award Ms. A. Latha, Associate Vice President, Knowledge Management Group, Infosys Limited, said, "Our aim is to accelerate client satisfaction by creating a culture of collaborative knowledge sharing and by delivering knowledge-based solutions across the organization through effective systems and practices. We intend to heavily focus on promoting the culture of knowledge management across all levels as this initiative will play a pivotal role in adapting to changing technologies and scaling up our employee aspirations."
Infosys was chosen as a winner of this award from among 78 leading global organizations founded and headquartered in Asia. The panel consisted of Asian-based Global Fortune 500 senior executives and internationally-acclaimed knowledge management and intellectual capital experts. The panel has chosen the winners based on their competitive advantage in the areas of innovation, operational effectiveness, and excellence in products and services.
Infosys was the first Indian company to win the Global MAKE award in 2003 as well as to be inducted into the Global MAKE Hall of Fame in 2005. The company has been ranked among the Global MAKE winners seven times in the past and has also won the Indian MAKE Award six times previously.