Whirlpool winner of the Digital Edge 50 Award


In recognition of its Whirlpool Cloud Internet of Things Infrastructure Platform Project, Whirlpool Corporation has received the 2018 Digital Edge 50 Award from IDG Enterprise and CIO Magazine. The Whirlpool Cloud Project, launched in 2016, will allow Whirlpool Corporation to deploy connected products around the globe, delivering advanced appliance features more quickly by reducing digital capability development cycle times.
The Digital Edge 50 Awards, distributed by IDG Enterprise and CIO Magazine, is given to companies that have leveraged digital technologies to achieve innovation for their business. Selected by a panel of industry experts and business and technology executives, winners demonstrate greater customer engagement, higher sales conversions and new products, as well as revenue and profit growth.
Whirlpool Corporation will be formally honored as a recipient of this award at IDG’s AGENDA18 Conference, taking place March 19-21, 2018 in Miami.
«We are honored to be recognized for bringing consumer-focused innovation to our products, simplifying the lives of our customers – said Mike Heim, corporate vice president and global chief Information Officer at Whirlpool Corporation. – With a quickly expanding portfolio of connected products, we saw the need for a secure technology platform solution that could keep pace with innovating for what really matters in day-to-day life, allowing consumers to personalize their in-home experience in a way that helps them care for their families. We are proud of this project and the team behind it.»