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Personal Excellence

Business Analyst of the Year

Adam Blair, National Grid
Donna Carey, Telefónica
Simon Hancock, Nationwide Building Society
Ian Head, Nationwide Building Society
Harish Krishnan, Heathrow Airport
Ben Murray, Nationwide Building Society
Vimla Narain , UK Power Networks
David Ovien, Financial Conduct Authority
Shane Pillay, Lloyds Banking Group
Rituraj Saikia, Wipro

CIO of the Year

Debra Bailey, Nationwide Building Society
Alison FitzGerald, London City Airport
Sean Harley, Ascential
David Henderson, Global Radio
Jody Kennedy, Olive Communications
Mayank Prakash, Department for Work and Pensions
Andrew Quail, SGN
Dave Roberts, Radius Payment Solutions
Steve Townsend, Transport for London
Neil Williams, University of Derby


IT Apprentice of the Year

Arif Ahmed, BigHand
Winifred Bullock, Barclays
Emily Carr, Accenture
Zachary Clifford, Royal Exchange Manchester
Amy Hart, HMRC
Luke Hebditch , John Lewis Partnership
Aaron Kinchen, IBM
William Murphy, IBM
Bobby Southern, Barclays
Alex Watling, Accenture


IT Manager of the Year

Katy Axtell, SGN
Matthew Birkin, University of Derby
Darren Blumenthal, Accenture
Peter Booth, Lloyds Banking Group
Kelly Francis, Belron International
Anuj Goel, Wipro
Elena Kvochko, Barclays
Marta Muszynska, AECOM
Hiran Pattani, Ascential


IT Service & Support Professional of the Year

Nazir Anwar, Lloyds Banking Group
Mandy Brooker, AXA PPP healthcare
Karen Crowley, Wipro
Mark Gilbert, Ascential
Sheeju, Jeyalin, Allianz Insurance
Anthony Marriner, Northumbrian Water Group
Matthew Oldroyd, Lloyds Banking Group
Tomas Satala, University of Derby
Jessica Wesley, Datto EMEA
David Wheeler, Nationwide Building Society


Security Professional of the Year

David Emm, Kaspersky Lab
Anthony Smith , Northumbrian Water
Edward Tucker, HMRC
Rajinder Tumber, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Binraj Xavier, Allianz Insurance


Young IT Professional of the Year

Jozef Dobos, 3D Repo
Josh Hart, Epos Now
Graham Newton, National Grid
Joanne, Powell, O2 Telefónica
Byrion Smith, Global Radio
Srinivas Sunkari,
Liam Sutcliffe, Content Guru
Gary Vermeulen, British Gas
Laura Whelton, Specsavers
Lianlong Wu, NYSE Euronext



Organisational Excellence

Best place to work in IT 2016

Fujitsu Services
University of Derby
Zen Internet


IT Project Team of the Year

British Gas
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
Heathrow Airport
Lloyds Banking Group
NI Direct Digital Transformation Service
Virgin Media
Vodafone and Centrica
Wesleyan Assurance Society


IT Team of the Year

Certas Energy UK
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
Lloyds Banking Group
North of England Commissioning Support
Superfast Essex - Essex County Council
University of Derby
Yodel Delivery Network


Services Company of the Year

ECS Security
Masergy Communications
Metronet UK
NG Bailey
Zen Internet


Small Supplier or VAR of the Year

DTP Solutionpath
House Builder XL
Turnkey Consulting
Vizual Management Solutions


Project Excellence

Best IoT Project of the Year

BT & Dartt, IoT-enabled Hypercat Logistics Support Services
Fujitsu, Automated Airport APU Monitor
Hitachi, VIRDICT
Nutanix, Stockport Council's Digital by Design
Radius Payment Solutions, Kinesis Telematics
Rentokil Initial with PA Consulting, Cloud Connect Rentokill initial - PestConnect/HygieneConnect
UK Power Networks, Overhead Line Fault Location Project


Best Not for Profit IT project

Action for Children/Mendix Technology, Safe Service Application
BBC Learning, BBC micro:bit
Fairtrade Foundation, ICC (InfoCentre & Connect)
HMRC, Digital Mail Service
IndigoBlue, Office of National Statistics & IndigoBlue: Elecronic Data Collection
National Centre for Universities and Business and Tessella,
NaviSite & SRD Technology, Safeline help more abuse survivors with cloud
Qualifications Wales, The QiW Project
The Digital Transformation Service Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Digital Transactional Toolkit
The Office of the Committee for Home Affairs, States of Guernsey, AMIS (Amalgamated Management Information Systems)


Best Use of Cloud Services

Advanced, Thames Tideway Tunnel
British American Tobacco, Enhanced Productivity in the Cloud (EPIC)
Conosco, Anya Hindmarch - hybrid cloud and on-premise server
Content Guru, storm Assist 
FinancialForce, Crunch implementation of FinancialForce Accounting
Heathrow Airport, Integrated Talent Suite
Kainos, Kainos and The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
SapientNitro, RBS DigiDocs
Zadara Storage, BASE Media Cloud


Big Data/Analytics Project of the Year

AkzoNobel and Tessella, Intertrac Vision
Belfast Metropolitan College, Management Information Project
British Gas, Technical Revenue Assurance Project
Centrica, The Data Journey to a Smart, Efficient Home
Project EU, Innovation in Business Analytics
University of Derby, University of Derby Big Data Project
Virgin Media, Project Lighting, Beyond DNA
Yodel Delivery Network, MI Programme


Cybersecurity Project of the Year

HMRC, Cyber Security Command Centres
Nationwide Building Society, Security Operations Centre (SOC) 
University of Derby, University of Derby Information and Cyber Security Enhancement Project


Digital Project of the Year

Financial Times, FT Digital Entitlements Platform
HMRC, Personal Tax Account
Lloyds Banking Group, Project Halogen (Apple Pay)
Nationwide Building Society, Digital Originations Tactical Transformation (DOTT)
Northumbrian Water Group, WeLiveWater Website
Specsavers, Digital Precision Eyecare
UK Power Networks, Multi-channel proactive customer messaging for power cuts
Virgin Trains, Automatic Delay Repay (ADR)
Virgin Trains, Digital Ease of Boarding Systems (DEBS)


Workplace Transformation Project of the Year

Allstate Northern Ireland, CompoZed
BT Lancashire Services, BT/Lancashire Criminal Justice Transformation
Heathrow Airport & CapGemini, Heathrow Operation Transformation (APOC - Airport Operations Centre) Project
Lloyds Banking Group, Lloyds Banking Group Hive - an implementation of Jive
Melin Homes, Melin creating an agile workforce
Virgin Media, JABBER
Virgin Media, JIVE at Virgin Media
Virgin Media, Mobility and PDA Replacement
VMware AirWatch / Arriva Trains, VMware AirWatch helps Arriva UK trains empower its workforce with mobility



Technology Excellence

Business IT Innovation of the Year

British Gas, Pulse Multi-channel Service Platform
BT Lancashire Services, BT / Lancashire Criminal Justice Transformation
Northumbrian Water Group, Transferred Drains & Sewers (TDS) inferred mapping of the network
Scale Computing
Show My Homework, Show My Homework
Gala Technology, SOTpay
Zizo Software, Zizo Data Platform


Cloud Innovation Provider of the Year

Ancoris, Ancoris Maps for Housing
BlackLine, BlackLine's Enhanced Finance Controls and Automation Platform
BT, BT Secure Cloud
Egress Software Technologies, Egress Switch
entrustIT, 3D Desktop
OCSL and Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Cloud Route & Cloud Control Portal 
UK Cloud


Infrastructure Innovation of the Year

Agilitas, Inventory-as-a-service
Future Facilities, 6SigmaDCX 10
HM Land Registry, Land Registry's Common Technology platform
SSE Enterprise Telecoms, connectivity underpinning growing demand in the City of London's highly competitive investment banking sector
Tegile Systems
UK Power Networks, Kent Active Systems Management (KASM)
Yodel Delivery Network, Halo Strategic Cloud Platform


Mobile App of the Year

Accenture, Fiat Pocket Showroom App
Allianz Insurance, Claims First Notice of Loss App
Allstate Northern Ireland, MyECC
GForces Web Management, NetDirector® Vision
JLL, Inspection Tool
MindLink Software, Secure & Compliant Messaging for Business 
National Grid, Maintaining Customer Service During a Gas Supply Failure
SapientNitro, SpeakEmoji
Specsavers, Home Hearing Screener
Specsavers, Digital Precision Eyecare


Security Innovation of the Year

BT, Security Analytics Suite
Glasswall Solutions, Glasswall Enterprise Security Platform
HMRC, Phema
Huntsman Security, Huntsman Analyst PortalTM Part of the Huntsman Security cyber security suite
Infosec Cloud, End User Security Awareness Training and Testing Service
LogRhythm, LogRhythm Security Intelligence Platform
Metronet UK
Surevine, Threatvine


UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

British Gas, Local Heroes
Darktrace, Enterprise Immune System
Digital Courtrooms
Donorfy, "Doing good just got better."
My Wealth Cloud
Ormsby Street
Smartology, SmartMatchTM