Birlasoft wins the Aegis Graham Bell Award (AGBA) for its intelliOpen™ solution

The jury members evaluated Birlasoft’s innovative solution, amongst entries from various global organizations based on the 5 critical comparisons of the innovation and jury decision matrix.
NOIDA, PUNE, India | March 11, 2021 : Birlasoft Ltd [BSE: 532400, NSE: BSOFT], part of the USD 2.4 billion diversified, The CK Birla Group has announced that its intelliOpenTM solution has won the Aegis Graham Bell Award, under the category of "Innovative Lockdown Management Solution for corporate." The 11th edition of AGBA is supported by the Ministry of Electronics & IT, NITI Aayog, Skill India, National Informatics Centers Service & Maharashtra State Innovation Society.
The award was presented at a virtual ceremony on 26th February 2021 by the Honorable Minister of Jal Shakti, Government of India, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in the presence of other renowned dignitaries from the industry and academia.
With the ongoing pandemic, to help customers overcome the lives v/s livelihood predicament and reopen their workplaces with confidence, Birlasoft rapidly build the intelliOpen™ solution for workplace health and safety. intelliOpen empowers organizations with touchless self-screening, thermal screening, social distancing, and contact tracing, all driven by real-time safety metrics reporting. Optional integration with time and attendance and Security Access systems deliver the value of a connected enterprise. intelliOpen is powered by Azure cloud which leverages Azure IOT, Azure Data Platform and Azure Cognitive services.
Birlasoft’s cloud-based platform has a suite of solutions that aim to deliver connected experiences with real-time insights across physical and digital worlds, bringing machines & humans together. It combines the power of digital technologies such as IoT, edge computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cognitive automation, and advanced analytics for holistic enterprise transformation
On winning the award, Dharmender Kapoor, CEO and MD, Birlasoft said, "We are delighted to receive this award for intelliOpen that delivers a much-needed defense for the return-to-work strategy. Birlasoft is guided by the Mission statement - Making Societies more productive by helping our customers run their business, and this solution embodies and delivers our mission in the true sense. We would like to dedicate this award to all frontline workers, healthcare professionals, emergency services and security personnel, IT professionals and our own employees whose tireless efforts have kept us all going through these testing times."
"Through the award-winning intelliOpen solution, we are committed to empower customers to make their facilities safer using digital technologies. We would also like to thank our strategic partner - Microsoft for their unparalleled support to bring this solution to the market at speed", said Ajit Singh Chawla, SVP & Global Head – Digital Business Unit, Birlasoft
virtually-held AGBA ceremony, on February 26
A glimpse of the citation and award shared by the Aegis Graham Bell Awards team
virtually-held AGBA ceremony, on February 26
A screengrab from the virtually-held AGBA ceremony, on February 26, 2021
About Aegis Graham Bell Awards
Aegis Graham Bell Award is a tribute to the father of the telephony and great innovator, Alexander Graham Bell. The Aegis School of Business, Data Science and Cyber Security has initiated this award to promote innovations and recognize the outstanding contributions by the innovators.
This award is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India; NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India is a policy think tank of the Government of India); Skill India (campaign launched by Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, the campaign is under Ministry of Skill development and Entrepreneurship); National Informatics Centre Services Incorporated (NICSI), an Government of India enterprise. Read more
About Birlasoft
Enterprise to the Power of DigitalTM
Birlasoft combines the power of domain, enterprise, and digital technologies to reimagine business processes for customers and their ecosystem. Its consultative and design thinking approach makes societies more productive by helping customers run businesses. As part of the multibillion-dollar diversified The CK Birla Group, Birlasoft with its 10,000 engineers, is committed to continuing our -year heritage of building sustainable communities.
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