CorpU, a leading talent development insight and education provider in the United States, announced today that the Connect Architecture program led by Infosys has been recognized as an “Exemplary” practice during the 14th annual CorpU Learning Excellence and Innovation Awards. Connect Architecture is a unique community-driven initiative to nurture and develop IT architects. A panel of independent judges from companies including Microsoft and Coca-Cola selected the winners.
The community enables IT architects to stay current with the latest functional and technical competencies through four levels of maturity Certified Professional, Impactful Practitioner, Trusted Advisor and Thought Leader.
The program also pioneered the ‘Aspiring Architect’ initiative, a first-of-its-kind in the IT industry that aims to train talented engineers to be world-class solution architects.
Connect Architecture is a joint program of Infosys Education and Research, Infosys Labs and the company’s Quality department. It includes more than 3,000 architects from across the company. This program extends to architects at the business partners and clients of Infosys as well.
“Connect Architecture is a vibrant community of IT architects at Infosys. This program nurtures and develops globally respected architects for Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise,” said S. D. Shibulal, Co-Founder, CEO and MD, Infosys.
“We congratulate Infosys for its commitment to innovation in corporate learning and talent development programs,” said Alan Todd, CEO, CorpU. “We’re pleased that the unique program created by Infosys was showcased at the Global Leadership Congress before an audience of industry leaders and peers.”
Partnering with the best faculty from the best universities, CorpU (corpu.com) brings a powerful new way to connect people to solve problems, generate ideas, teach and learn, and capture knowledge. Its Virtual Learning Communities integrate social media, web 2.0, cloud computing, and mobile technologies to seamlessly connect employees anytime, from anywhere, and on any device.
Infosys (infosys.com) partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth. That's why Forbes ranked Infosys #19 among the top 100 most innovative companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals.
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