TBM Council Awards FAQ
What are the Technology Business Management Council Awards?
The TBM Council Awards honor IT and finance leaders for their use of Technology Business Management disciplines to create value for their organizations and people. The awards recognize these leaders for driving greater innovation, transforming their businesses, optimizing IT cost and delivery, improving enterprise agility and reshaping their portfolios. The awards also recognize leaders for contributing to the art and science of TBM by pushing its boundaries and educating others.
What are the qualifications for being a TBM Council Awards nominee?
The TBM Council Awards are reserved for individuals who qualify for TBM Council general membership. These include IT or finance leaders, managers or senior practitioners from organizations with greater than $10M in overall IT budget.
How do I enter the TBM Council Awards?
Nominations can be submitted throughout the year by filling out a brief submission form. In order to be consider for the 2017 TBM Council Awards, all nominations must be submitted by Sunday, April 30, 2017.
What is the selection process?
All nominees will receive instructions to complete the KPMG TBM Proficiency Assessment, a survey that should take between 15 to 25 minutes to complete and covers various aspects of TBM disciplines. The TBM Council and KPMG will determine the semifinalists from the assessment results. Semifinalists will participate in a one-hour phone interview to share their accomplishments and value created for their companies. Based on this interview, KPMG will complete an interview packet for each semifinalist. The packets will be presented to the Selection Committee, which will rate each one according to a predefined set of selection criteria. The finalists and winners for each award category will be selected based upon those ratings.
What is the KPMG TBM Proficiency Assessment?
KPMG LLP (U.S.) is an Alliance Partner of the Market Advisor to the TBM Council, as well as the TBM Awards Premier sponsor. Through this partnership, KPMG developed this assessment survey to evaluate the maturity of TBM practices, including:
- Data Quality
- Collecting and Maintaining Data
- Managing IT services to the Business
- Service Offerings
- Reviews and Monitoring
The assessment has been completed by more than 200 participants from more than 170 companies across nearly every industry vertical, providing a rich set of maturity benchmarks.
How will my KPMG TBM Proficiency Assessment survey data be used?
The survey results will be used to select semifinalists based on their overall maturity in TBM practices. The purpose is to ensure that accomplishments and value can be attributed to TBM practices.
The survey data will also be used, in aggregate, by KPMG to report on industry adoption of TBM practices, tools and data. No individually identifiable information from the survey will be shared with anyone outside of the Selection Committee, TBM Council or KPMG as required by the awards process, unless explicitly approved by you.
Where are the Technology Business Management Council Awards taking place?
The Technology Business Management Council Awards Gala will take place on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at the Wynn Las Vegas.
If I cannot attend the TBM Awards Ceremony can I still enter? Can I still win?
Yes, you can designate someone on your team to attend and accept the award on your behalf. If no one is available to accept the award, the TBM Council will choose a delegate to accept the award at the ceremony on your behalf.
What is the dress code for TBM Council Awards Gala?
The dress code is formal. For men, this can mean a tuxedo or a formal dark suit, white shirt, and conservative tie. Women will be wearing long dresses, dressy separates, or formal cocktail dresses.
What makes a winning entry?
Our selection committee gives preference to submissions that are able to show measurable and strong results, with an emphasis on business value and outcomes. However, no confidential information will be shared publicly without your review and approval.
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