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TPI Announces Winners of 2011 Americas Paragon Awards
Jul 12, 2011 (05:07 PM EDT)

Clients, service providers recognized for leadership in sourcing innovation, collaboration

STAMFORD, Conn., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TPI, an Information Services Group company (ISG) (NASDAQ: III) and the leading independent sourcing data and advisory firm in the world, announced the winners of the 2011 Americas Paragon Awards, which recognize organizations that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and best practices in sourcing and service management.

General Motors and Acxiom (database marketing) and Harris Corporation and Cognizant (software product engineering) received the Best Sourcing Relationship Award. The Best Sourcing Relationship Award recognizes collaborations between clients and service providers that demonstrate alignment of mutual objectives; a one-team culture; impact on business results of the client and on operational efficiencies for both parties; better-than-anticipated performance; and efficient cost-to-serve.

Symantec and HCL (major e-commerce initiative) received the Innovation Excellence Award. The Innovation Excellence Award recognizes a service provider's ability to introduce and implement innovation through achievement of client's commercial and performance objectives; service leadership through the introduction of new and/or innovative service approaches; and successful implementation of innovations.

"Last year, clients and service providers around the world committed to sourcing relationships worth nearly $80 billion," said Ron Janci, Partner & President, Americas, TPI. "Through their commitment to collaboration and innovation, the winners of the TPI Paragon Awards set the standard for excellence and leadership in this growing and dynamic industry, and we congratulate them on receiving this honor."

About TPI

TPI, an Information Services Group company, is the founder and innovator of the sourcing advisory industry and the leading independent sourcing data and advisory firm in the world. TPI advisors are expert at a broad range of business support functions and related research methodologies. Drawing on their deep functional domain expertise and extensive practical experience, they collaborate with organizations across all major industries to help them advance their business operations through the best combination of business process improvement, shared services, outsourcing and offshoring. For additional information, visit

About Information Services Group

Information Services Group (ISG), founded in 2006, is a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. ISG has three go-to-market brands: TPI, the leading independent data and sourcing advisory firm in the world; Compass, the premier independent global provider of business and information technology benchmarking, performance improvement, data and analytics services; and STA Consulting, a premier independent information technology advisor serving the public sector. The company has nearly 700 employees and operates in 21 countries. Based in Stamford, Conn., ISG has a proven leadership team with global experience in information-based services and a track record of creating significant value for shareowners, clients and employees. For additional information, visit