Winners Have Been Selected in IAOP’s Annual
Excellence in Outsourcing Award
Every Year, IAOP Honors Two Company Teams that Show
Exemplary Performance in Two Areas: Innovation and Best Practices
WINDERMERE, FL, Jan 19, 2017 – IAOP® today announced it has chosen two winners for its seventh annual Global Excellence in Outsourcing (GEO) award. Both winners will be announced during IAOP’s annual Summit, taking place this year, February 19-22, in San Antonio, Texas.
Both teams will present their award-winning submissions to event attendees during the event, which will include hundreds of outsourcing professionals from around the globe. In addition, IAOP will provide in-depth case studies of each winning submission. Don’t miss this unprecedented opportunity to attend the Summit and see these award-winning submissions. To attend this 20th-Anniversary edition of IAOP’s annual meeting, visit IAOP's website. Each team will be honored during a special luncheon award ceremony at the event.
"The early achievements gained through outsourcing are now commonplace,” said Bill Hall, Partner, Pretium Partners and Chair of IAOP’s Membership Committee. “Today’s greatest accomplishments are the result of the teams of people who creatively and effectively break new ground. Skilled people are the difference between routine results and breakthrough innovation or best practices. The GEO Award recognizes the people who made the difference. We are thrilled to honor both of these teams.”
IAOP started the award program to distinguish outsourcing professional teams at customer organizations who have advanced the field’s best practices, created innovative solutions and delivered great results for their companies.
“The GEO Award recognizes teams of people for creating exceptional accomplishments for their companies,” said Debi Hamill, IAOP CEO. “We are very excited to honor these teams. Their achievements in producing excellent business outcomes for their organizations have raised the bar for all of us.”
GEO Award Judging Panel
The 2017 GEO award evaluation team includes Beena George, Dean, University of St. Thomas; Olayele A. Adelakun, Associate Professor of IS, DePaul University; Kate Vitasek, Faculty, Graduate & Executive Education, University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business Administration; Dr. Mary Lacity, Curators' Distinguished Professor of Information Systems, College of Business, University of Missouri-St. Louis; 
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