Pravin Savant, Chief Technology Officer, Lowe India was felicitated in a grand ceremony at The Marriott, Pune.
IDG Indiaâs CIO magazine has awarded the CIO100 Award to Lowe Lintas at the 6th annual CIO100 awards in Pune on Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at the Marriott, Pune. The annual award program recognizes organizations that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). This year's award theme was "The Creative 100," which recognized a hundred IT leaders from leading Indian organizations for their creative use of enterprise technologies to meet their organizationsâ business challenges.
Lowe Lintas, is the leading Advertising Agency known for many famous creatives like âWhat an Idea, Jaago re & Daag Achhe haiâ. Lowe Lintas is also a leader in leveraging technology for business advantage. Loweconnect is the corporate intranet portal (based on MOSS 2010) which is used by Lowe Lintas team for various transactions as well as collaboration. The mix of base transactions like leave & attendance, polls & surveys coupled with creative content sharing and collaboration drives the steady usage of this platform with an average of 70%Â consistent usage. The business & IT team have also worked together on leveraging various variants of the portal framework which cover customer interface as well as an internal knowledge repository.Â There is a well-defined roadmap to further enhance this platform.
Pravin Savant, Chief Technology Officer, Lowe Lintas says âThis is clearly a case of sustained interest & drive - thanks to the Business Leaderâs vision of using technology to make a difference.
Vijay Ramachandran, Editor-in-Chief, IDG Media added, âOur congratulations to the winners of 2011, for not shying away from experimenting with new technologies or finding unique IT solutions to meet their business challengesâ