The judges have made their verdicts and the shortlist for the UK IT Industry Awards 2018 is here.

Have you made this prestigious list?  Find out below!



Personal Excellence

Business Analyst of the Year

Margaret Battensby, HMRC
Danielle Harley, Allianz Insurance
Charles Jenkins, QBE
Nicola Joy, QBE
Arjun Kondisetti, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Kamini Kumaran,BP
Ranvir Rai, Deloitte MCS
Su Taylor, University of Derby
Jason Wood, Nationwide Building Society

CIO of the Year

Dr Jacob Abboud, Allianz Insurance
Steven Capper, Royal BAM Group
Richard Corbridge, NHS Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Adam Gerrard, Yodel Delivery Network
Ian Penny, Hiscox
Chris Reynolds, Pennine Care NHS FT
Duncan Stott Kier
John Sullivan, Virgin Trains

IT Apprentice of the Year

Chris Bubloz, Brighton & Hove City Council
Michael Griffin, Lloyds Banking Group
George Hudson, Mirus IT
Charlie Lennon, risual
Blake Meyrick, HMRC
Gus Parkhouse, IBM
Alex Pedersen, Allianz
Robin Proudfoot, National Grid
Thomas Sherlock, IBM UK
Hannah Surry, Lloyds Banking Group

IT Manager of the Year

Gaurav Bhardwaj, BP
Paul Calvert, NHS North of England Commissioning Support
Mark Castro, Daisy Group
Chrissie Felthouse, University of Derby
Laura Firth, Allianz Insurance
Adam Hett, Picsolve International
Tim Piper, QBE
Andrew Sheppard, HMRC

IT Service & Support Professional of the Year

Sam Dart, Sovereign Housing Assocation
L J Doherty, Lookers Plc
John Fenlon, QBE
Nick Gee, risual
Vivek Goyadani, Mastek
Rhys Harris, Content Guru
Melanie Holley, Radius Payment Solutions
Olly Hosken, HMRC
Hari Lodhia, University of Derby
Dumitru Reaboi, Plan-Net

Young IT Professional of the Year

Richard Baines, HMRC
Sebastian Gallego Jimenez, QBE
Piotr Grzeskowiak, Automation Logic
Anna Hackett Boyle, Automation Logic
George Hill, HMRC
Harry McLaren, ECS Security
Rachel Rajkumar, Content Guru
Alin Rohnean, Atkins
Ekaterini Tasiopoulou, IBM
Alex Young, ECS Security

Organisational Excellence

Best place to work in IT 2018

Automation Logic
Box UK
Datto, Inc.
Mirus IT Solutions
Royal College of Nursing
Softcat Plc

Development Team of the Year

EA Games and CloudBees
Picsolve International
Royal London
The Accenture London Liquid Studio and CloudBees
Yodel Delivery Network

IT Project Team of the Year

Anglian Water
Driver and Vehicle Agency (Northern Ireland)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise in partnership with Gatwick Airport
Kainos in partnership with the Driver Vehicle Standards Agency
Lloyds Banking Group
Lookers Plc
Post Office

IT Team of the Year

Deutsche Bank
Heathrow / Capgemini
HMRC - The Platform Group
Picsolve International
Royal London
Surrey County Coucil
Virgin Trains
Vodafone UK

Services Company of the Year

DCSL Software
Derive Logic
MANAGED 24/7 Ltd
Mirus IT Soultions
Retail Assist Limited
Sopra Steria

Small Supplier of the Year

DCSL Software
REPL Group

Project Excellence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Machine Learning (ML) Project of the Year

Barclays - GTIS Enterprise Data Analytics and Reporting team
MMT Digital - Vodafone TOBi Sales Chatbot
Kainos and DVSA - Intelligent Risk Ratings that Improve Road Safety
Luminance Technologies - Luminance - the AI platform for the legal profession.

Best IoT Project of the Year

BT - IoT Security Platform
BT - SeeSense Smart Cycling Manchester
Heat Genius - Genius Control saves taxpayer's money with automatic heating controls
IMS Evolve - IMS Evolve IoT Energy Solution

Best Not for Profit IT Project of the Year

Belfast Health & Care Trust - NISTAR eHealth Solution
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust - Digital Ward - Therapeutic and physical Observations
Edinburgh Napier University - LapSafe Self-Service Laptop Loans Project
Egress Software Technologies - Operation SNAP
HMRC - Portal Rehoming Project
Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust - PPM+ - An Electronic Health Record
NHS NECS - NHS Wi-Fi - Paving the way for Digital Patient Care
Pennine Care Foundation Trust - Improving Community Clinical Recording and Information Exchange
Post Office - Network Transition Programme
Sovereign Housing Association - Sovereign Housing Customer Portal

Best use of Cloud Services

Serco & Content Guru - storm Citizen Engagement Hub
CTIL - City of London Wireless Concessions
Daisy Group - Costain
HMRC - Portal Rehoming Project
Royal Dutch Shell - Travel and Entertainment Next Generation Project at Shell
Welsh Revenue Authority - Welsh Revenue Authority and Kainos
Yodel Delivery Network - Project Nubilum

Cybersecurity Project of the Year

ECS Security Ltd - Managed Security Service for a Luxury Goods' Retailer
HMRC - SMiShing
Radius Payment Solutions - Project Obsequio
Royal London - User Behaviour Analytics (UBA)

Digital Project of the Year

Anglian Water - Developer Services Digital Transformation Programme
Box UK/RS Components - RS Components DesignSpark
BP - BPMe - Fuel Payment
Hermes UK - HERMES UK Digital advancement programme - Digital Futures.
Together - Digital Transformation of Broker Portal
University of Derby - Portal Replacement Project (UDo)

Enterprise Data / Analytics Project of the Year

BT and ThoughtSpot - BT Billing Analytics
Gatwick Airport - Operational Performance Management (OPM) System Upgrade
HMRC - Threat Hunting
Orwell Group with Hortonworks
SIG - SIG moves to hybrid cloud architecture with SnapLogic
Tessella and Centre for Ecology & Hydrology - NERC DATALABS - Virtual Research Environment for Environmental Science
Travelport - Rich Content and Branding (RC&B) Data Analytics project.
University of Derby - Learning Analytics and Machine Learning to improve Digital Teaching Practice
Zurich Insurance UK - Data Transformation - The Strategic Data Asset

Workplace Transformation Project of the Year

Driver and Vehicle Agency (Northern Ireland) - The Driving Examiners' Digital Solution (DEDS)
Heathrow Airport Ltd - Digital Workplace Programme
HMRC - HMRC Workplace Transformation
Silver Peak, Mazars deploys hybrid WAN with Silver Peak SD-WAN solution


Technology Excellence

Business IT Innovation of the Year

360Globalnet - 360SiteView
Centrica - Global Supply Chain planning implementation for Centrica HIVE
Evo-soft - Evo-auction from Evo-soft Limited
Thoughtonomy - The Virtual Workforce
ServiceNow - Virgin Trains: Redefining the Rail Experience
Speechmatics - Speechmatics' Automatic Speech Recogniton feature - Custom Dictionary

Cloud Innovation Provider of the Year

Atmosera - Three-Tier Azure Management Suite
Serco & Content Guru - storm Citizen Engagement Hub
CTERA Networks - CTERA 6.0 Enterprise File Services Platform
MuleSoft - Titan release of Anypoint Platform
Natterbox Ltd - Natterbox Advanced Voice Services
UKCloud - UKCloud's Multi-cloud platform
Version 1 - Cloud Innovation & Customer Success - Migrating Oracle to Public Cloud

Infrastructure Innovation of the Year

Agilitas IT Solutions - Agilitas' Inventory-as-a-Service
Cohesity - Cohesity's webscale data platform redefines the secondary data landscape
Delphix - Delphix Dynamic Data Platform
Excelero - Excelero NVMesh
Runecast - Runecast Analyzer
Silver Peak - Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN Solution
Travelport - Next Generation Search

Mobile App of the Year

Autocab - Autocab Passenger App & iGo network
DMI - Ubamarket and DMI Reimagine the In-Store Shopping Experience
HMRC - HMRC Mobile App
NutraTech Limited - Nutracheck
Totalmobile and Allianz

Security Innovation of the Year

CensorNet - CensorNet Unified Security Service (USS)
Cofense - Cofense human phishing defence solution
CyNation - CyDesk
Digital Shadows - Digital Shadows SearchLightTM
Egress Software Technologies - Egress user centric data security platform
Endace - Endace / EndaceProbe Analytics Platform
RepKnight - BreachAlert dark web monitoring platform
Tessian (formerly CheckRecipient)
XQ Cyber - CyberScoreTM

UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

Automation Logic - Automation Logic Cloud Platform Innovation.
CloudApps- SuMo by CloudApps - Sales Improvement you can Measure
Collision Management Systems - Collision Management Systems (CMS) risk management and crash detection
Droplet Computing - Application Delivery Redefined
Evident Proof - 
Primary Goal Ltd
systemsync solutions ltd - pensionsync
Thoughtonomy - The Virtual Workforce


Vendor of the Year 2018

Content Guru
Egress Software Technologies
Mastek Limited
Sopra Steria