Technology Services World - TSIA 2012 Spring STAR Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

TSIA 2012 Spring STAR Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

12 Categories Announced, with December 21 Nominations Deadline

SAN DIEGO, CA, November 10, 2011 — The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), the leading association for today's technology services organizations, announced that it is now accepting nominations through December 21, 2011, for its Spring 2012 STAR Awards program.

The STAR Awards showcase technology companies who display exceptional leadership, innovation, and commitment to delivering world-class results. Companies seeking this award undergo a rigorous evaluation process, with the winners selected by TSIA's service discipline advisory board members. Since 1990, the STAR Awards have become one of the highest honors in the technology services industry, acknowledging the contribution of companies of all sizes to the continual improvement of technology services delivery industry-wide.

TSIA is pleased to announce 12 categories for which companies may be nominated:

For Education Services Members of TSIA:

  • STAR Award for Small Company Excellence in Education Services
  • STAR Award for Innovation in Education Services
  • STAR Award for Education Services Excellence in Enabling Customer Success

For Professional Services Members of TSIA:

  • STAR Award for Professional Services Excellence in Enabling Customer Success
  • STAR Award for Innovation in Professional Services

For Support Services and Field Services Members of TSIA:

  • STAR Award for Excellence in Customer Commitment
  • STAR Award for Excellence in Knowledge Management Practices
  • STAR Award for Excellence in Online Support
  • STAR Award for Excellence in Service Delivery Optimization
  • STAR Award for Excellence in Value-Added Support
  • STAR Award for Excellence in Use of Metrics and Business Intelligence
  • STAR Award for Excellence in Service Spare Parts Management

"Throughout the last 21 years, the TSIA STAR Awards program has grown in reputation, to become established as one of the technology services industry's most premier honors, " said J.B. Wood, president and CEO of TSIA. "Judged by a peer panel, these awards provide industry recognition of a company's exceptional capabilities in a particular operational or functional area of technology services. We look forward to honoring the winners of the Spring 2012 program."

Organizations may submit nominations now through December 21 by visiting the TSIA website or by contacting TSIA's Kathy Anderson at StarAwards@tsia.com. All winning organizations also will be featured in a TSIA research article highlighting their STAR Awards entries.

About TSIA
The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) is the leading association dedicated to advancing the business of technology services. Technology services organizations large and small look to TSIA for world-class benchmarking and research, exceptional peer networking and learning opportunities, and high-profile certification and awards programs. TSIA corporate members represent the world's top technology companies as well as scores of innovative small and midsize businesses in four major markets: enterprise IT and telecom, consumer technology, healthcare and healthcare IT, and industrial equipment and technology. TSIA brings the technology services industry together. www.tsia.com

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