tt100 it is focused on identifying exceptional Business Leaders who through innovation, tenacity and a belief in people, have been able to take their organisations to new levels of competitiveness. The programme seeks to identify role models within the Management of Innovation and Technology domains who have demonstrated their excellence in co-creating new workplace realities.
Awarding business since 1991
Since its inception in 1991, tt100 has emerged from being merely an Awards function, to one where the adjudication process has moved towards gaining a quantitative and qualitative assessment of what drives the role models who have qualified from the adjudication process.
From adjudication to Innovation
The key drivers which determine the potential for these organisations to maintain and improve their competitive advantage are depicted in the TIPS framework, which is used to adjudicate entrant companies. In the past 27 years, this process had been refined to the extent that organisations now use the metrics to manage and lead their operations.
To make the best of our resources it’s important that we foster strong and sustainable partnerships between government, universities, and industry. This is precisely why the tt100 Awards programme is so valuable. It helps identify – and I quote from the awards programme – “South African role models, who through innovation, tenacity and a passionate belief in people, have been able to take their organizations to a new level of competitivenessNaledi Pandor MP
Naledi Pandor MP, Minister of Science and Technology and keynote speaker tt100 2017.