Ladies And Gentlemen...Your 2017 UK IT Industry Awards Winners Are...


Thousands of IT professionals from across the nation descended on Battersea Park Events Arena in London for the 2017 UK IT Industry Awards.

It then fell on host, top comedian Rob Beckett, to announce the 25 winners of this year's prestigious awards.

Here is the full list of winners:


Organisational Excellence


Best Place to Work in IT 2017

Winner: RockIT
Highly Commended:


IT Project Team of the Year

Winner: HMRC - Automation Delivery Centre (ADC)
Highly Commended: SGN


IT Team of the Year

Winner: AO 
Highly Commended: Lloyds Banking Group - Colleague IT Service Desk (CITSD)


Services Company of the Year

Winner: Retail Assist
Highly Commended: Zen Internet


Small Supplier or VAR of the Year

Winner: Maximise IT Solutions
Highly Commended: Cisilion


Personal Excellence


Business Analyst of the Year

Winner: Stefan Witkowski, Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Highly Commended: Drew Dadds, Financial Conduct Authority


IT Apprentice of the Year

Winner: Mike Murray, HMRC
Highly Commended: James Dermody, Royal Air Force Museum


IT Manager of the Year

Winner: Joanna Connew, HMRC
Highly Commended: Lucie Ryan, Vodafone UK


IT Service & Support Professional of the Year

Winner: Sarah Ford, Barclays UK Technology
Highly Commended: Natalie Trindle, Wipro


Young IT Professional of the Year

Winner: Giulio Bontadini, Procter & Gamble
Highly Commended: Damon Neale, Mediate Solutions


Project Excellence


Best IoT Project of the Year

Winner: BT - BT Sense
Highly Commended: IMS Evolve - Dell EMC / IMS Evolve Cold Chain IoT Solution


Best 'Not For Profit' Sector IT Project

Winner: Lifetime Learning Charity - Developing Software to Transform Progress Analysis to Support Special Schools
Highly Commended: HMRC - HMRC Columbus Programme


Best Use of Cloud Services

Winner: Home Office - Immigration Technology Cloud Transformation Project
Highly Commended: SGN - Totally Cloud, Totally Transformed


Big Data / Analytics Project of the Year

Winner: The Improvement Service - Data Hub
Highly Commended: Financial Conduct Authority - FCA Order-Book Project


Cybersecurity Project of the Year

Winner: SGN - How Cyber Security is Future Proofing Our Business
Highly Commended: University of Derby - Project HORUS


Digital Project of the Year

Winner: Fat Media - YOTEL Website Development by Fat Media
Highly Commended: Equal Experts - Informa & Equal Experts


Workplace Transformation Project of the Year

Winner: Heathrow Airport - Digital Workplace Programme (DWP)
Highly Commended: Co-op Funeralcare / Equal Experts


Technology Excellence


Business IT Innovation of the Year

Winner: Gatwick Airport
Highly Commended: Maximise IT Solutions


Cloud Innovation Provider of the Year

Winner: Natterbox
Highly Commended: Ascertia


Infrastructure Innovation of the Year

Winner: Romonet
Highly Commended: Sudlows


Mobile App of the Year

Winner: risual 
Highly Commended: Dogfish Mobile


Security Innovation of the Year

Winner: Glasswall Solutions
Highly Commended: Egress Software Technologies


UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

Winner: BigHand
Highly Commended: iStorage


Vendor of the Year 2017


Winner: Kainos
Highly Commended: Amazon Web Services


And Finally...


CIO of the Year

Winner: Tom Meade, Registers of Scotland
Highly Commended: Dave Roberts, Radius Payments Solutions