Award2013JISA AWARDS is a new award program honoring creators of management systems as well as intellectual property, technical know-how, etc. in all aspects of the product life cycle of information systems which have high creativity and global competitiveness. Established in 2011, it has been presented by Japan Information Technology Services Industry Association, generally known as JISA -- a representative body that includes 530 regular members comprised of leading system integrators, computer system designers, software development and related service enterprises, data processing service providers, systems operation and management service vendors, 30 local representative IT associations, and 50 associate members.

By helping the Japanese economy improve global competitiveness to realize knowledge-based society, JISA aims at lifting up the position of Japan's IT industry to establish it as a brand. As part of making it come true, the association set up JISA AWARDS to let its member companies compete in high creativity and global competitiveness for the winning. Recognized as JISA AWARDS WINNER, your company could be set apart from your competition by showing innovation and leadership to the industry.

In December 2012, JISA AWARDS 2013 Screening Committee chaired by Dr. Ken SAKAMURA, a professor at the University of Tokyo who's well-known as the originator of the real-time operating system architecture TRON, rigorously screened 9 entrants at first until 4 finalists were left, and then selected 2 of the most innovative creators as follows:


QUALICA Inc. to create "AToMsQube"

This is a cloud-based comprehensive support system for production management that is a core business of manufacturing. A variety of technologies piled up on QUALICA who's familiar with manufacturing, and its extensive know-how that has been cultivated in the management business, are poured into the product. "AToMsQube," in particular, is suitable for manufacturing of processing and assembling in the fields of mechanism and transport equipment. As of now, it has 56 clients at home and abroad. For more information, please contact AToMsQube Promotion Dept. at sales_atoms@qualica.co.jp.

Yamato System Development Co., Ltd. to create "WarehouseVisible@Web"

This full-fledged cloud-based warehouse management system was born from the scene of the Yamato logistics. Its functions are provided as a standard feature of common logistics to achieve operational efficiency. Corresponding to the three languages of Japanese, English and Chinese, it reduces inventory through centralizing your management by making warehouse information everywhere visible at your website. It has already been delivered to many clients at home and abroad, such as in Hong-Kong. For more information, please contact the company at e-logi@nekonet.co.jp.


SCSK Corporation to create "CARDSavior"

This is a joint-use cloud service to detect fraudulent use of credit card by assessing in real-time the status of a huge volume of credit card transactions. With the characteristics of implementing "technology to analyze transaction credibility" the patent of which belongs to SCSK, and of jointly using information of the past fraudulent cases that each credit card company has, "CARDSavior" protects its user credit card companies from many crime cases. For more information, please contact Mr. Yudai Suzuki, Financial Systems Business Group at yudai.suzuki@scsk.jp.

NS Solutions Corporation to create "hifive"

This is an open source platform for Web application development with HTML5. Considering the entire system including server-side, it helps you realize higher agility in system development, improving the productivity and maintainability even in a big project. For more information, please contact the company at hifive-users@googlegroups.com.

JISA AWARDS 2013 Screening Committee Members

>>Dr. Ken SAKAMURA, Professor in the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo

>>Mr. Mikio AOYAMA, Professor in the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering at Nanzan University

>>Ms. Miwako DOI, Chief Advisory Engineer, Toshiba Corporate Research & Development Center

>>Mr. Yusaku NAKATA, Director, Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan

>>Mr.Takeshi NATSUNO, Distinguished Professor in the Graduate School of Media and Governance at Keio University

For inquiries about JISA AWARDS, please contact Public Relations & Services Dept., Japan Information Technology Services Industry Association (JISA) at