UK IT Awards Shortlist 2015

Personal Excellence Awards

Business Analyst of the Year 

Anup Kumar, Talreja Wipro
Ian Robinson, Royal Mail Group
Debbie Muldoon, BT
Daniel Arrowsmith, National Grid
Simone Torino, UK Power Networks
Sid Shakya, BT
Andrew Perkins, Post Office

CIO of the Year

Tom Clark, Leeds Building Society
Angela Morrison, Direct Line Group
Steven Capper, AECOM
Dan Fiehn, MarkerStudy Group
Bob Paton, Accenture
Damian Bowen, NTT DATA
Gerhard Naegele, Volkswagen Group UK
James Robbins, Northumbrian Water Group
Alison Fitzgerald, London City Airport
Ian Turfrey, City & Guilds

Digital Professional of the Year

Jody Kennedy, Safetybank
Toni Calder, UK Power Networks
Chris Morris, The Xenon Group

IT Apprentice of the Year

Scott Walker, Plymouth University
Simon Coish, Amicus ITS
Oliver Pope-Mostowicz, IBM
Yasmin Stageman, IBM
Anthony Scanlon, Lloyds Banking Group
Kieran Brown, AXA PPP healthcare
Javier Damas, Herbert Smith Freehills
Nicole Covey, IBM
Thomas Cope, IBM
Ryan Allan,  Accenture

IT Manager of the Year

Beverley Wells, Virgin Media
Ruth Allen,  University of Derby
Anthony Smith, Northumbrian Water Group
Anna Watson, o2 (Telefonica UK)
Thomas White, Accenture
Ceri Lambdin, Landmarc Support Services
Jenny Martin, Sparkle CS
Rajinder Tumber, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Mark Sicklen, AECOM

IT Service & Support Professional of the Year

Phil Blavins, University of Derby
Archana Yadav, Portaltech Reply
Kieran Brown, Lloyds Banking Group
Alistair James, Lloyds Banking Group
Mandeep Dhadda, University of Derby
Sam Measures, Markerstudy Group
Thomas Sykes, UK Power Networks
Safina Begum, NTT Data
Stephen McBride, Domino's Pizza Group
Andy Crossman, Virgin Media

Young IT Professional of the Year

Ryan Atwell, Barclays
Ryan Mangan, Systech IT Solutions
Vidhyalakshmi Karthikeyan, BT
Kevin Condliffe, Telefonica (o2) UK
Daniel Hill, Lloyds Banking Group
Rebecca Abrahams, Mitie - Integrated Facilities Management
Jamie Edge, Barclays Bank
Ahmed Mohamed, BT
Charlotte Prior, Content Guru
Remya Nair, AECOM

Organisational Excellence Awards

Best Place to Work in IT 2015

Box UK
National Grid
Yorkshire Building Society
Zen Internet
Zurich Insurance

IT Project Team of the Year

British Gas
Cofely Workplace (North Tyneside Council Partnership)
Company85 and London City Airport
The‎ Digital Transformation Service: Access NI Disclosure Project
The Digital Transformation Service: General Register Office Northern Ireland GeNI project
Landmarc Support Services
Lloyds Banking Group
Travis Perkins Group
UK Power Networks
Welsh Water

IT Team of the Year
Gala Tent
Lloyds Banking Group (CITSD)
Lloyds Banking Group (IT Operations)
Sparkle CS
The Danwood Group
University of Derby
Virgin Media

Security Team of the Year

Northumbrian Water Group
Portaltech Reply
UK Power Networks

Services Company of the Year

Experior Group
Green Fields Technology
Version 1
Zen Internet

Small Supplier or VAR of the Year

Binary Tree
M&M Contractors
Metronet UK
Really Simple Systems
Solar Communications

Technology Innovation Excellence Awards

Business IT Innovation of the Year

Atradius Credit Insurance N.V
KCOM Group
National Institute of Health Research - Clinical Research Network
Thomson Reuters
UK Power Networks
Virgin Media

Cloud Provider of the Year

Clear Books
Content Guru
Six Degrees Group

Infrastructure Innovation of the Year

Kingston University
Pure Storage
Tectrade & Kingston University
VIRTUS Data Centres

Mobile App of the Year

EMIS Health
Heathrow Airport
JBW Group
National Grid

Security Innovation of the Year

AirWatch UK
BT, Assure Ethical Hacking for Vehicles
BT Global Services, Data Protection as Service
Egress Software Technologies
Integral Memory

UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

CNS Group - Next Generation Penetration Testing
Funding Options
Mercato Solutions KnowledgeKube
Peppermint Technology
Ormsby Street
Zeel Solutions

Project Excellence Awards

Best not for profit IT Project

Welsh Water, The NEWID Programme
Creative Skillset & IndigoBlue, Hiive
The Science & Technology Facilities Council & Tessella, Mantid - An Open Source Software Framework for high-performance computational analysis and visualisation of scientific data.
Cabinet Office, Home Office & Indigo Blue, National Fraudulent Identity Document Database
SEND Consortium & Connect, SENDirect
MSM Software, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)
Orbis, Office 365 for schools to empower teaching and learning
YHA & Indigo Blue, Customer First
Met Office, Space Weather Visualisation and Alerting
Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Papworth Hospital's electronic medical records system

Best use of Cloud Services

National Rail Enquiries & Content Guru
British Gas, Environments as a Service on the Cloud, Azure Migration
Home Office, EBSA
Thames Tideway Tunnel, Thames Tideway Tunnel's implementation of Netsuite, A three generation cloud ERP and finance system - in partnership with Accenture; helping to deliver a cleaner river Thames.
National Institute of Health Research
University of Dundee & Box
Greencore & Adapt, Greencore
Loughborough University, A new cloud-based platform to deliver long-term archiving and discovery of academic research data
Stevens and Bolton, Project Concur

Big Data/Analytics Project of the Year

Network Rail & CSC
Northumbrian Water, Sewer Network Information Performance Reporting project (SNIPeR)
Virgin Media, TiVo Viewing data exploitation
Marks and Spencer, BIG DATA
BT, Line Test OK (LTOK) Project- A new approach to fixing Broadband faults on copper lines.
North of England Commissioning Support, RAIDR (Reporting Analysis and Intelligence Delivering Results)
Markerstudy Group, Big Data Insight Project
Met Office, Space Weather Visualisation and Alerting
Adstream & Pentaho, Pentaho analytics transforms Adbank 5
British Gas, Smart Metering

Digital Project of the Year

CDDV, S10 - A groundbreaking international 3D scanning project to digitally document World Heritage Sites.
Creative Skillset & Indigo Blue, Hiive
Camelot UK Lotteries, Project Spark - The New UK National Lottery Website & Digital Platform
John Lewis, John Lewis Search and Navigation Project
Thomson Reuters, OpenWeb
AXA PPP healthcare, Claims platform modernisation
HMRC Digital & Equal Experts, HMRC Multi-Channel Digital Tax Platform (MDTP)
British Gas, Online Employee Experience Platform Uplift
Experian - CE Programme
Swan Housing & Safetybank, Safetybank - transforming health and safety standards at Swan Housing's Oldchurch Park Project

Network/Infrastructure Project of the Year

Heathrow Airport & Fujitsu, Heathrow Terminal 2 "The Queens Building" - Network Integration
EarthStream & Green Fields Technology, EarthStream global infrastructure project
Royal Opera House & Dell, Deployment at the Royal Opera House
Marstons Telecoms & SSE Enterprise Telecoms, SSE Enterprise Telecoms delivers ultra-resilient UK network for Marston's Telecoms
Company85 and London City Airport, London City Airport 'Smart Airport Experience'
Deluxe Media Acton & Avere, Deluxe Media Deploys Avere for Fast, Highest-quality Broadcast Content Preparation: 33% Productivity Gain, 500% More Delivery Capacity
Sudlows, The Carbon Neutral Data Centre

Workplace Transformation Project of the Year

The Clancy Group, ClancyMobile
Network Rail & CSC
Landmarc Support Services, Landmarc e-working project
Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Workplace Transformation Project
Epic ELM C.I.C & Ancoris, 'Epic's transformation of employee led youth support services with life changing results
North Tyneside Council Partnership & Cofely Workplace, Robotic Automation Processing for Revenue & Benefit Services. Creation of a virtual workforce for the public sector
Western Power Distribution & Good technology
NHS Shared Business Services
Marston Holdings, Marston Optimise
Kingston University & VMware UK