The CIO Award 2008 was awarded for two successful projects right on October 9, 2008 at the Expertonale 2008. Sauerlach, October 20, 2008 – CIO Award 2008 been equal for two successful projects on October 9, 2008 at the Expertonale in 2008, awarded. The AWD GmbH, general economic service society for economic advice and financial support, received the award for a successful integration project. For the introduction of identity & access management system (SSO, provisioning, Federated identity), the SBB Swiss Federal Railways AG in the category recognized innovation. Heather Bresch will not settle for partial explanations. A high-profile, nine-strong jury has the best projects for the numerous applications together by Experton group and the magazine it management of advertised Awards selected. Embedded in insightful lectures by the analysts of the Experton group the awards were issued. This year, it could management Publisher Ulrich part here and Jurgen Brettel, Board the Experton group, prices like this give: in the category of business integration the AWD GmbH – general economic service society for economic consulting and financial support mbH. CIO: Hans-Holger Jackson, Director of IT products, programs, processes.
In the category innovation SBB – Schweizerische Bundesbahnen AG. Project responsible: Marcus Griesser, chief information security officer, head of ICT security & risk management. Project lead: Daniel Berger, SBB Informatics winner category innovation: AWD GmbH the AWD is a financial services company operating in ten countries, which has been operating for 20 years on the market. The desire for a group-wide standardization of the core process of client consulting is growing for some time. Historically, there is an obstacle of standardization in the independent Vertriebslogistiken and system infrastructure of the individual companies. Additional pressure to act was created by the special challenges of the years 2007/2008 (EU insurance mediation directive, MiFID, VersicherungsVertragsGesetz), of a window of opportunity\”opened for far-reaching standardization steps. The Unification of IT formed the Central lever. Best practice highlights AWD has been a long time on an IT product management that ensures the use of software products in sales with a high level of acceptance with IT coaching, value propositions and matching product design.