Eaton 2020 Cio 100 Award
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Power management company Eaton has been named a recipient of IDG’s 2020 CIO 100 award. For more than 30 years, the CIO 100 awards have recognized innovative organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

Eaton was recognized for its comprehensive strategy to leverage augmented reality for driving internal productivity across its 300 global manufacturing sites, product engineering and field service teams.

Bill Blausey, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Eaton said: “This award validates our commitment to digitalization and our efforts to adopt emerging technology—like augmented reality—that improves efficiencies throughout our operations. As a result of this initiative, our team was able to improve production output and quality, reduce time to market for new product introductions and improve our competitiveness. We’re looking forward to deploying this technology on a broader scale in 2020.”

The annual CIO 100 Awards celebrate 100 organizations and the teams within them that are using IT in innovative ways to deliver business value by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth or improving relationships with customers.