About the Awards

India DevOps Awards 2021 showcases outstanding achievement from organisations, personalities and solutions operating within the DevOps space.

Many organisations today now see the benefits of implementing a DevOps culture, with faster, more iterative software releases, more innovation, and an overall more nimble business being amongst the desired results. But the road to DevOps can be a rough one, as with any cultural change.

There are many different ways to move towards a DevOps culture, and India DevOps Awards are designed to recognise and celebrate the best of every organisation, team, individual, product and tool. With a range of categories covering every stage of progress across the industry, there is space for everyone to enter and have the opportunity to celebrate their success in DevOps.

The Awards are open to global businesses, companies & organisations, regardless of their size, stature and location worldwide



Why enter India DevOps Awards?

Entering India DevOps Awards is an opportunity to be acknowledged and rewarded. With such recognition comes confidence, fame for each individual, team, and organization.

  • Improve your company/individual profile
  • Acknowledgement and fame
  • Impress stakeholders
  • Networking

SELECTION CRITERIA

Entries for the India DevOps Awards will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Measurable Impact on Business Objectives - 25 points
  • Methods used - 25 points
  • Innovative tools and techniques - 25 points
  • Customer centricity - 25 points

All projects entered must have been completed within the last 12 months

Jury Members

Sudeep Chatterjee

Head of QA and Testing

 London Stock Exchange Group


Helen Beal

Chief Ambassador

 DevOps Institute


Andi Mann

Chief Technology Advocate

 Splunk


Sean Davis

DevSecOps Advisor

 TransUnion


February 18, 2021

Online

2 Individual
Categories

6 Corporate
Categories



Individual Award Categories

1. DevOps Leader of the Year
This category recognizes a leader who has the power of innovation to surpass every other competition that comes on his/her way to success

Judges will be looking for:
  • Consistent and outstanding leadership skills
  • Effective utilization of team and choosing right number and skill set of resources.
  • Proactive and lead through example
  • Motivating team and taking informative quick decisions.

2. DevOps Rising Star of the Year
Awarded to the most outstanding DevOps newcomer of the Year of the last 12 months, who has shown outstanding progression and commitment in the field of DevOps.

Judges will be looking for:
  • Proof of outstanding commitment and development in their new DevOps career
  • Evidence of a commitment to the greater DevOps community and dedication to championing DevOps practices
  • Testament of outstanding communication skills, with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Illustrations of procedures put in place to ensure high quality results
  • Examples of technologies put in place to ensure high quality results
  • Evidence of self-improvement and commitment to high standards

Who can apply?
Individuals or corporate team can directly apply for either of the above two categories or both. Agencies may apply on behalf of their clients, in that case an email approval from the brand owner must be attached with the application. In these cases separate certificates will be provided for the agency but the trophy will bear only the name of the client.

Corporate Award Categories

1. Most Innovative Project
Awarded to the project displaying the best use of innovation.

Judges will be looking for:
  • Illustrations of a successful DevOps project utilising innovative methods & techniques
  • Validation and metrics of project goals, impact & importance, incremental achievements and successful results
  • Proof of overcoming project challenges and obstacles
  • Detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices
  • Evidence of working closely with the organization to deliver the project on time and within budget
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards, while pushing the boundaries of innovation and creativity
  • A successful outcome that meets the aims and targets set

Winner

Vodafone

1st Runner-Up

Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited

2nd Runner-Up

TestingXperts

2. DevOps Team of the Year 2021
Awarded to the most outstanding overall DevOps team of the year.

Judges will be looking for:
  • Evidence of a cohesive team identity and unity
  • Outstanding communication demonstrated within the DevOps team and with other stakeholders
  • Evidence of achieving project aims and targets through effective team work
  • Commitment to the DevOps community
  • Evidence of a strong team ethos
  • Proof of continued commitment to improving, up-skilling and self-development

Winner

Infosys

Runner-Up

Vodafone

3. DevOps Tool/Product of the Year 2021
Awarded to the most productive tool that enhances the DevOps process.

Judges will be looking for:
  • Did the tool / product provide cost saving or revenue generation to the organization?
  • Did it improve productivity of the DevOps teams?
  • Did the product provide any “wow” factor that impacted customer (internal/external) business?
  • How did the product perform in terms of product adoption, ease of use, implementation. Is it referred/used in community and usage at various levels of ecosystem in the industry?

Winner

Infosys

4. Most Successful Cultural Transformation
Awarded to the most successful cultural transformation in a DevOps project.

Judges will be looking for:
  • Evidence of cultural transformation throughout a DevOps project
  • Proof of strong communication and collaboration
  • Validation of breaking down barriers and encouraging the sharing of responsibilities
  • Successful integration of teams and processes
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards

Winner

Vodafone

Runner-Up

Accenture

5. Leading DevOps Vendor
Awarded to the vendor organisation/service provider/consultancy who receives top marks for their product/service and customer service.

Judges will be looking for:
  • Evidence of a commitment to high quality and standards to customers
  • Proof of a commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Proof of value for money
  • Demonstration of DevOps thought leadership and contributing to the wider IT community

6. Best DevOps Consulting and Service Firm
Awarded to the best overall DevOps services operation and consultation.

Judges will be looking for:
  • Who are you working with, what are you doing for them, and what drives your perfect blend of incisive advice and guidance?
  • Is your guidance facilitating your client's DevOps transformation in order to increase the speed of delivery, improve release quality, cut costs, and minimize operational failures?
  • Evidence of your services and practices if you are delivering highest quality products and automating workflows through rapid and incremental iterations
  • Illustrations with good customer success stories from strategy to planning, maintenance to implementation whether you have done some or all of these to a high degree.

Who can apply?
Corporates (Brand Owners/Marketing team, CXO desk, HR, Program Managers) can directly apply for any of the above categories. Agencies may apply on behalf of their clients, in that case an email approval from the brand owner must be attached with the application. In these cases separate certificates will be provided for the agency, but the trophy will bear only the name of the client.

Important information

  • Do not submit marketing copy, it will not be accepted as an entry
  • Your entry must be specific to the category, do not enter the same submission across multiple categories
  • As this is an online event, entrants can be based out of any part of the world.
  • Nominees are expected to attend the virtual awards ceremony.

Important disclaimer

  • This stringent process means that each winner of an award has done so based purely on merit. So, regardless of company size, budget, customer base, market share, influence, vendor, academic, end user, consultant or otherwise; India DevOps Awards truly is an independent awards programme that recognizes and rewards outstanding achievements.




Submission Guidelines

Award submission guidelines:
1. More than one submission per category is allowed.
2. There can be more than one submission from a company.
3. The nominee must be an organization or individual as appropriate for the category
4. UNICOM program committee may invite people or organizations to nominate themselves, without guarantee or prejudice
5. Nominees must complete the nomination form and include all relevant information for validation and confirmation
6. There would be a nominal fee per category to ensure serious nominations (details given below)
7. All submitted proposals shall be referred to jury members who will be selecting the best 5 proposals in each category.
8.Your project will be evaluated based on the information you provide. We hence request you to spend comprehensive time in filling out the details pertaining to your project.
9. Once the proposal qualifies for the final nominations, the same shall be informed to you.
10. Winner's name shall be declared on the Awards day.
11. Winner's trophy and certificate shall be couriered to their respective company address.

Submission Deadlines:
Last Date of Submission is 5 February, 2021
For More Information :
Contact Debjoy by telephone at +91 95388 78795/99 or by email at debjoy@unicomseminars.org




Awards Price List


Application Type Description Standard Price
Single Application One pass for the nominated individual by company INR 10,000 + GST (≈ USD 135)
Two Applications Two passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 17,000 + GST (≈ USD 230)
Three Applications Three passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 23,000 + GST (≈ USD 311)
Four Applications Four passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 29,000 + GST (≈ USD 392)
Five Applications Five passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 35,000 + GST (≈ USD 472)
Six Applications Six passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 40,000 + GST (≈ USD 540)
Seven Applications Seven passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 45,000 + GST (≈ USD 608)
Eight Applications Eight passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 50,000 + GST (≈ USD 676)

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Judges/Jury Members

Become a Judge - India DevOps Awards 2021
Judging for India DevOps Awards 2021 will take place in January to February. You will be asked for approximately 8 hours remote judging over a 2-3 weeks period and one full day and Virtual attendance will be required on the Awards event day (Thursday, 18 February, 2021)

If you would like to be considered as a judge, please send an email with your bio and relevant work experience up to 500 words to contact@unicomlearning.com

Jury Members

Your submission should include:

  • Your experience, skills, expertise, in the software engineering market
  • Qualification
  • Any additional value you would add to the judging panel
  • A head and shoulder picture of yourself
  • Your full contact details to include company name and your job title
As an added benefit of being on the revered judging panel, you will be able to use the Awards logo and associate yourself to the program.





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redhat       syniverse       tech       ust global


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FAQs

  • Entering India DevOps Awards is an opportunity to be acknowledged and rewarded.
  • With such recognition comes confidence, fame for each individual, team, and organization.
  • Improve your company/individual profile
  • Acknowledgement and fame
  • Impress stakeholders
  • Networking
  • Just being shortlisted can boost your brand awareness and promote your business.
  • You have to register yourself for the selected category/categories (category details given in website) by paying a nominal fee. Once we receive your registration, we will send you the forms/s for the category/categories you have registered and provide you ample time to fill it and send us back.
    The ‘filled-in’ forms can be submitted either in pdf or word format and if you want to insert images within template, please make sure you insert limited in order to keep your entry simple and compact. Your project will be evaluated based on the information you provide. We hence, request you to spend comprehensive time in filling out the details pertaining to your project.
    I am afraid that would not be possible. No registration shall be entertained after the submission deadline.