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TBM Council Announces Winners of 10th Annual TBM Council Awards 

As TBM Council celebrates 10 years, award winners were recognized in eight categories ranging from IT Financial Leadership and Business Innovation to Cloud Transformation and Agile Evolution 

BELLEVUE, WASH. – November 9, 2022 The Technology Business Management (TBM) Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of TBM through education and standards that empower collaboration between IT leaders and business partners, today announced the winners of the 10th annual TBM Council Awards. 

The TBM Council Awards provide a front-row seat to the rapidly changing technology landscape. Among past nominees, we’ve seen mass migration to the cloud, adoption of Agile-at-scale approaches, and increased investment in digital platforms. These awards show us the formidable impact of TBM on businesses, their people, and their customers. Winners represent a diverse array of companies from around the world and across industry verticals, including healthcare, financial services, retail, manufacturing, logistics, and government. 

“On the 10th anniversary of TBM Council, having the opportunity to honor such leading-edge companies that have been able to achieve true business revolutions with TBM is an honor. It’s a true testament to the decade of collaboration and innovation that has come out of the Council and its members,” said Eileen Wade, general manager of the TBM Council. “TBM has proven to be a key discipline for the evolution and transformation of enterprises in their modernization efforts. We are proud of the winners of this year’s TBM Council Awards and how they continue to innovate their business practices and drive proven business value.” 

Nominees were evaluated for quantitative results like cost savings, as well as other factors including the ability of teams to shift money from run-the-business to change-the-business, fund innovation programs, optimize public cloud spending, and deliver high return on investment from project and product portfolios. 


Winners of the 2022 TBM Council Awards are: 


IT Financial Leadership 

This category recognizes an organization that uses TBM to satisfy corporate financial requirements for budgeting, forecasting and reporting while enabling an array of other business outcomes such as business innovation, service delivery, cloud transformation, or Agile evolution. 

Winner: John Deere 


Business Optimization 

This category recognizes an organization that has driven meaningful efficiencies in delivering technology to the business and/or in helping the business be more efficient through the use of technology. 

Winner: National Grid plc 


Service Excellence 

This category recognizes an organization that uses TBM to support the efficient delivery of shared technology services to line-of-business partners and consumers and to continuously optimize the cost to serve internal and/or external customers. 

Winner: BNY Mellon 


Business Innovation 

This category recognizes an organization that has been instrumental in driving one or more significant business innovations. These innovations drive noteworthy improvements in competitiveness, revenue growth, customer satisfaction/loyalty, and/or other corporate priorities (as opposed to technical goals). 

Winner: Stanley Black & Decker 


Cloud Transformation 

This category recognizes an organization that has made significant strides in transforming the way they develop and support business capabilities by using public cloud infrastructure, platforms and/or software. This may be in support of a cloud-first or cloud-native model. 

Winner: UBS 


Agile Evolution 

This category recognizes an organization that has made a shift from project- to product-centric investment models and empowered Agile teams to innovate within an overall financial investment framework supported by Finance and the TBM and/or lean portfolio management (LPM) program. 

Winner: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. 


TBM Pacesetter 

This category recognizes an organization that has demonstrated significant progress and value with TBM in a relatively short period of time. 

Winner: Transport for NSW 


Public Sector Excellence 

Government, education, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations face unique challenges to accomplish complex missions with limited resources. The TBM Council established the Public Sector Excellence Award to recognize organizations and leaders leveraging the TBM discipline to bring a consolidated, transparent view to their technology investments. 

Winner:  United States Secret Service 


About the Technology Business Management (TBM) Council 

The Technology Business Management (TBM) Council is a nonprofit business entity dedicated to advancing the discipline of TBM through education, standards, and collaboration. TBM connects business value to technology investments by giving finance, technology, and business leaders comprehensive visibility, benchmarking, optimization, billing, and planning of their investments regardless of technology stack, delivery, or development model. The TBM Council provides best practices for leaders to leverage so they can react quickly to changing market dynamics and optimize cloud and agile strategies to deliver on business objectives. Membership is open to qualified IT, finance, or business leaders and practitioners who meet applicable membership requirements. For more information or to join, please visit 




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