NTT DATA Wins Seven Awards in Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence in Technology Awards

PLANO, TX – December 19, 2023 – NTT DATA, a global digital business and IT services leader, announced today it has won seven awards in the categories of Future of Work, Talent Management Technology and Talent Acquisition Technology in the 2023 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards™.

"The NTT DATA team appreciates the comprehensive recognition from Brandon Hall Group for our focus on the needs of clients, team members and society,” said Bob Pryor, CEO, NTT DATA Services. "We work continuously to be a trusted provider, an empowering workplace and an innovative corporate citizen. The awards are a testament to the diligence of our team and the value of their work." NTT DATA has been recognized with prestigious gold, silver, and bronze awards for excellence, highlighting comprehensive success in multiple categories.

Gold award for the following category:

  • Best Advance in Social Impact Innovation: This recognition is for NTT DATA’s efforts in promoting social impact innovation by using its technology and resources to support programs aimed at reducing hunger, promoting good health and well-being, supporting gender quality, developing affordable and clean energy, and more.

Silver awards in the following categories:

  • Best Advance in Employee Engagement Technology: The company implemented various engagement initiatives such as Unplugged and Stronger You, which focused on health, fitness, mental well-being, leadership, and productivity. Additionally, NTT DATA sponsored explorer Robert Swan's trek to the South Pole, inspiring the next generation of leaders to protect the environment and preserve Antarctica.
  • Advance in Business Automation: NTT DATA has developed Nucleus, a suite of software products and a cloud-based platform designed to automate enterprise outcomes in the domain of Business Automation. This solution has enabled our clients to reduce costs, optimize complex workflows across IT infrastructure and applications, enhance workplace experiences, and facilitate transformative outcomes.

Bronze awards in the following categories:

  • Best Advance in Recruitment Marketing Technology: To attract and retain top talent in a competitive labor market, it's essential to establish a strong employer brand. NTT DATA has achieved this by adopting a creative and engaging recruitment marketing approach and offering a culture that fosters innovation and career advancement.
  • Best Advance in Employee Referral Technology: NTT DATA's Double or Nothing Employee Referral Program is an effective way to attract top talent globally by motivating existing employees. With this program, NTT DATA aims to fill job openings with a stronger pool of qualified candidates and create a happier work environment.
  • Best Advance in Diversity and Inclusion Innovation: NTT DATA believes that diversity drives innovation and success. The company aims to create an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive by promoting education, awareness, openness, and flexible DEI journey paths. While proud of its progress, NTT DATA acknowledges that there is still much work to be done.
  • Leaders in Education Technology: This award recognizes the best e-learning, blended, flipped classroom solution or remote solution for transformative SAP learning.

"In our 30th year, the Excellence in Technology Awards continue to showcase the best innovations in learning, talent management, talent acquisition, HR, workforce management, and sales enablement technologies. We are proud to receive applications from a diverse range of organizations globally, reflecting the ever-evolving landscape of technology solutions" said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer and Leader of the Excellence Awards Program, Brandon Hall Group.

Entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts, and executives based upon these criteria: fit the need, program design, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits.

"Our awards program is distinguished by the thorough evaluation process led by industry experts. Judges meticulously score each entry, and our executive leadership team at Brandon Hall Group reviews and validates the judging and scoring. The level of the award is solely determined by the number of points, ensuring a fair and unbiased recognition of excellence in technology," said Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer, Brandon Hall Group.

Excellence Award winners are scheduled to be honored at Brandon Hall Group's HCM Excellence Conference, February 13-15, 2024, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. Select winners also will serve as presenters in breakout sessions, sharing their leading practices during the conference.

Visit Brandon Hall Exellence Award Winner website to view a complete list of winners.

About Brandon Hall Group™

Brandon Hall Group is the only professional development company that offers data, research, insights, and certification to Learning and Talent executives and organizations. The best minds in Human Capital Management (HCM) choose Brandon Hall Group to help them create future-proof employee development plans for the new era.

For over 30 years, we have empowered, recognized, and certified excellence in organizations worldwide, influencing the development of over 10 million employees and executives. Our HCM Excellence Awards program was the first to recognize organizations for learning and talent and is the gold standard, known as the "Academy Awards of Human Capital Management."

The awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully developed and deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results. We are honored to receive applications from organizations worldwide ranging from small, medium, large, and global enterprises to government, not-for-profits, and associations.


NTT DATA is a $30 billion trusted global innovator of IT and business services. We help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success and combine global reach with local client service in over 80 countries. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.  

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