SAP ACE Awards
Customer and Jury Quotes on ACE
The essence of the SAP ACE awards is achieving business transformation. Every nominee for SAP ACE can be termed as a winner as they have, in some way, achieved business transformation and have been benefited. This is ofcourse not taking away the excitement of being awarded which is unparalleled.
“We are pleased to be recognized by SAP as the Best Pharmaceutical SAP Implementation in India. We have derived significant value from our SAP system and look forward to continuing to leverage the platform to improve productivity and deliver benefits to our business.”
- David Briskman, Vice President and CIO, Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited
“The SAP ACE Awards is a great way to recognize the work done by enterprises in deploying solutions to enable their businesses to achieve their objectives and do better.”
- S.Anantha Sayana, Head Corporate IT, Larsen & Toubro Limited
“SAP ACE is the forum of acknowledging the best and will encourage Corporates to take excellence in processes to higher levels.”
- V S Sundaram, Vice President – Modernization, Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited
“We are pleased to receive Jury Award for SAP Business One. We have implemented SAP Business One at Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai and USA. We are in the process of implementing SAP Business One at Indonesia and one more company at USA.”
- Rajesh Panchal, CIO, Pidilite Industries Limited
“This award is the result of several SAP implementations that we have put in place at TVS Motor Company to effectively manage the supply chain, which is a critical factor, especially for our new product introduction process.”
- T G Dhandapani, CIO, TVS Motor Company
“SAP ACE is a platform to recognize organizations that have demonstrated the effective use of technology for outstanding business transformation and it also strengthens SAP’s customer partnership – a win-win situation.”
- Amol Khisty, Head – Finance & Administration, International Water Management Institute
“SAP ACE 2007 is the first of its kind exclusive recognition and appreciation forum, in the area of enterprise-wide application systems. Receiving this award gives a real motivational booster for taking on new challenges and scaling to new heights of innovations.”
- Satej Revankar, Sr. General Manager – IT, Nitco Tiles Limited
“SAP ACE recognizes the best leveraging of a SAP solution to manage and drive the business, while supporting strategic decision making, business transformation and managing growth. This is a validation of our commitment to information technology as a key driver of business value addition.”
- Dian Gomes, Managing Director, MAS Intimates Pvt. Ltd.
“We consider SAP ACE as a platform where our project gets evaluated with best in the industry and also vetted by jury panel of experts. The commitments of SAP top management and the success stories of other awardees confirm that we have made a right choice in SAP as a business solution.”
- Sanjay Ghone, Vice President - Central Operation, Radhakrishna Foodland Pvt. Ltd.
“This award recognizes our efforts to ensure seamless coordination and synergies between the three components using IT. HCC is totally committed to using information technology to gain competitive advantage and to lay the foundation of growth for the future.”
- Satish Pendse, Chief Information Officer, Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.
“Recognition like winning the SAP ACE 2007 awards is applauding the team spirit within our organization, which believed in themselves to make it happen.”
- Mehul Shah, Managing Director, Encube Ethicals Pvt. Ltd.
“AT K.Raheja Corp. the vision & mission was to move over from traditional legacy processes to a more organized and compact set up. SAP has helped us achieve it. We thank SAP for recognizing our efforts and honoring us with the SAP ACE award.”
- Shailesh Joshi, General Manager, Information Technology, K. Raheja Corp Private Limited
“We view SAP as the best business support system in the ERP class of software available today. It has truly helped us manage the changes in the business processes.”
- Ravi Tandon, CIO Abhishek Industries
“The Implementation of SAP has enabled us to monitor and improve various operating parameters, across 15 locations in India. It has empowered our employees across various levels to simultaneously access 'end to end’ information across functions leading to transparency and ownership.”
- D P Modani, Jt President (F&C), Indian Rayon (A Unit of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd.)
“This initiative of SAP to “Celebrate Your Success" is a great innovation and could be an excellent platform to share Best Practice to encourage the Industry to excel.”
- Rajeev Wagle, CFO, Kuoni Travel (India) Pvt. Ltd
“SAP ACE awards are a nice initiative by SAP and we wish it more success in the years to come. Keeping the Focus always on the Internal and External Customers, we will implement Simple and Best Practices to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of our Business Processes through SAP.”
- V.N. Diwakar, Vice President - Business Development & Special Projects, SHV Energy Private Limited
“Implementing SAP in Dimexon Diamonds was a great challenge because of non-availability of industry vertical. Thanks to SAP for providing tools for development. Benefits are huge in terms of time saving and availability of accurate real time information to right people at any time across various global business locations.”
- Satyanarayan B., Vice President and CIO, Dimexon Diamonds Ltd.
The members of the jury also shared their views on SAP ACE
Mr. V.M. Venkatarajan, former IT Advisor – TVS Group, said, “For the SAP community, ACE is a commendable initiative from SAP India. The jury discussions we had during the evaluation process were very interesting and enriching. As a suggestion I think that SAP has focused a lot in R & D to enhance functionality--and adding some specific awards in future to focus on these enhancements will give further fillip to the award.”
“I have really enjoyed the jury discussions during ACE and feel that this Award would mean a good deal of encouragement for the SAP customers. Also as a part of the jury I feel that an interesting value addition to SAP ACE in the coming years could be to give more weightage to the innovation factor in SAP implementations.”
- R. Subramanian, Managing Director, Subhiksha Trading Services
“For the people who implement SAP, it is really a lifetime experience. You are so involved with it that when you get an award you feel great. Being in the jury panel, it has been a good experience discussing and deliberating on so many interesting SAP implementations.”
- Amit Mukherjee, Vice President and Group CIO, RPG Group
“SAP ACE is certainly an innovative initiative from SAP India to felicitate and encourage customers on their SAP implementations. One improvement could be to make the assessment more business-centric rather than project-centric and giving more weightage to the innovation element in SAP implementation.”
- Professor D. Krishna Sundar, Chairperson - ERP Center & Chairperson -CFC, IIM-Bangalore
“Last year ONGC won the Special Jury Award during the first ever SAP ACE. It's really a nice thing, because when you reward customers or recognize them, you clearly give them a boost---both for the implementation and the organization as a whole.”
T. Ravindran, General Manager, ONGC.