|2013 Retail CIO Awards
RIS is proud to be producing its third annual awards ceremony honoring the most innovative and strategic CIOs in the retail industry. The RIS CIO of the year awards are designed to recognize outstanding leaders in the retail industry who have helped drive their organizations to new levels of differentiation and performance in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. The ceremony and dinner has quickly become the de facto awards program in the Retail Industry for CIOs.
The event will take place at a special ceremony during the RIS Retail Executive Conference June 19, 2013.
Judging the Winners
Judging will consist of RIS editorial staff combined with a hand-picked group of external judges. Each submission will be reviewed by a minimum of four judges and rated on a scale from 1 to 10. All scores will be kept confidential. They will not be released publicly, nor will they be discussed with any individual applicants.
Winners will be named in a special ceremony on June 19, 2013 during the Retail Executive Summit.
Nominations are Closed
1. CIO of the Year: Innovation
Awarded to the CIO that implemented an emerging technology* that drove ROI through top line growth, better customer satisfaction, or bottom line savings (business benefits a must)
2. CIO of the Year: Strategic Impact
Awarded to the CIO that implemented a project or initiative that is advancing their company in a new direction, market, or channel(s). (business benefits a must)
3. Retail CIO Rookie of the Year
Awarded to the CIO who has made a significant impact to their organization in the first year on the job. This can be through implementation of technology, leadership or management improvements or business/IT alignment.
4. Retail CIO Career Achievement (Selected by the Editors of RIS News)
Awarded to the CIO who has made a significant contribution to their organization and the industry for a minimum of 15 years.
*2012 Emerging Technology Categories include Mobile Applications (marketing, POS, payment, workforce enablement), Social Media (analytics, marketing, commerce), Cross Channel (pricing, fulfillment, marketing)