TechWeek Announces Strong Shortlist For Tech Success Awards

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Is your name on the shortlist? Soon the winners of this year’s Tech Success awards will be revealed

TechWeekEurope has published a list of the front-runners for our Tech Success awards, which honour innovative IT projects in the UK.

The companies shortlisted for the second annual Tech Success awards have used technology to deliver business benefits in the public and private sector, across a range of areas, and the final winners will be announced on Monday 2 December at 3pm in a webcast.

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The hotly contested Tech Success Awards recognise end user companies that have got worthwhile IT projects implemented in seven major categories: most innovative project, best cloud project, best mobility project, best big data project, best public sector project, best efficient/green project, best security project and best open source project.

The shortlisted candidates are as follows:

  • Innovation: Go-Ahead Group, Buckinghamshire County Council, Westminster City Council
  • Open Source: Metaswitch, South Worcestershire ICT Shared Services, North Devon Homes and Nexenta
  • Cloud: Cancer Research UK, Buckinghamshire County Council, The Green Deal Finance Group
  • Big Data: NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre, Bywaters
  • Security: Go-Ahead Group, BMI Healthcare, Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Mobility: SitexOrbis, Westminster City Council, Solhull Council
  • Public Sector: Blackburn IT Services Ltd, City of York Council, West Middlesex Hospital
  • Efficiency/Green: this year the judges decided not to award this category.

The Tech Success judging panel is made up of industry experts: Peter Judge, Editor at TechWeekEurope UK; Lorenzo Cavallaro, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of Information Security in the Information Security Group (ISG) at Royal Holloway, University of London; Ian Osborne, project director at techUK; Clive Longbottom, co-founder at Quocirca; Liam Newcombe, technical director at Romonet; Mark Taylor, CEO at Sirius; Vince Holton, owner of Incisor TV; and Mark Young, editor at Nimbus Ninety.

Last year the first Tech Success awards honoured IT staff in the UK who created innovative projects that benefitted their organisations. Winners included Jaguar Land Rover, Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust (CHUFT), and a Cadoxton Primary School, Wales. All of them used technology in new ways that showed how IT can help any organisation perform better.

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