Technology & Innovation Summit

Technology, Data, & Security Leaders

October 29, 2024  |  Sydney & Digital

The Technology Awards recognize high-performing organizations that have enhanced business outcomes with their IT capabilities.

Apply for the Forrester Technology Awards 2024

Technology Strategy Impact Award

The Technology Strategy Impact Award honors those remarkable IT organizations that have proven their mettle in aligning technology with the dynamic needs of the business. The winner will:

  • Enable capabilities: Demonstrate excellence in stabilizing, operating, and protecting the business. 
  • Amplify capabilities: Utilize automation, data and analytics, AI, and other technologies to optimize outcomes and drive business efficiency at scale. 
  • Co-create capabilities: Showcase the rapid development, delivery, and operation of new products, features, or services. 
  • Transform capabilities: Scale and rapidly deploy emerging technologies that create or disrupt new business models.

Submissions have been extended to Wednesday, 31 July. Please, submit all nominations to

Enterprise Architecture Award

Forrester is pleased to announce that this year’s EA Awards are co-judged by The Open Group, author of the TOGAF® Standard, which was developed by The Open Group Architecture Forum

The Enterprise Architecture Award is the only global awards program dedicated to recognizing excellence in enterprise architecture. The recipients of this award can showcase their EA practice’s material contribution to their firms in managing risk, driving cost efficiency, improving CX (including EX), and increasing revenue. The winner will demonstrate:

  • An EA roadmap that contributes to the high performance of its technology organization and the entire business 
  • EA practices driving change, growth, and differentiation through timely yet strategic decisions.   
  • An EA organization that embodies the six foundational priorities: valuable, influential, agile, accountable, innovative, and collaborative 
  • EA metrics that focus on customer outcomes and experiences.   

Submissions have been extended to Wednesday, 31 July. Please, submit all nominations to

Technology Awards FAQ

Do applicants need to be a Forrester client to apply? 

No, all enterprise organizations (of 1,000+ employees) are welcome to apply. 

Can technology vendors apply? 

High tech and services provider firms that compete directly in the technology and data space are not eligible for the awards but are welcome to nominate their clients, with their client’s written permission and agreement to the terms of the award. 

Can I access the questions ahead of submitting my application? 

Yes, the questions can be viewed by downloading the nomination packet. 

How do I submit my award nomination?

Email your completed nomination packet to for the Technology Strategy Impact Award and for the Enterprise Architecture Award.

How are the awards judged? 

Shortlisted nominees are selected on the qualitative and quantitative depth of their nominations. 

A judging panel of Forrester experts will shortlist organizations and then interview them, if necessary, to carefully select award recipients. 

A proprietary, quantitative, and qualitative scoring methodology will be applied to all applications. 

Are the details from the nomination made public? 

No. All responses are treated as strictly confidential. If we wish to use anything from our conversation in published research, we will ask for your explicit permission. 

When will winners be notified? 

Winners will be notified in August 2024.

How will the winner be recognized at this year’s Technology & Innovation Summit?

The winning organization will be interviewed on stage during a keynote and/or breakout session at this year’s event. 

Will the session be recorded? 

Yes, the keynote session with the winning organization will be recorded and accessible via the digital platform. The breakout session will not be recorded.

Does Forrester cover travel expenses for the winning organization? 

Forrester will cover a one-night hotel stay and provide complimentary access to the event for two executives from the winning company. 

Who is expected to attend from the winning company? 

Organizations that apply should be willing to have one senior executive, preferably the senior-most individual in technology participate in a discussion of their organization’s high-performance IT Strategy on stage at Forrester’s Technology & Innovation Summit.

What if my organization is not based in APAC?

Organizations can submit for the Technology & Innovation NA awards or Technology & Innovation EMEA awards.

Who can I contact with questions?

Technology Strategy Impact Award:

Enterprise Architecture Award:

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Technology & Innovation Summit APAC · October 29, 2024 · Sydney & Digital

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