The UK IT Industry Awards 2016 - tonight's the night!

Charlee Gothard
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The great and the good of the UK's tech sector will gather in central London this evening

The shortlisting process is complete, and we're happy to reveal the contenders in every category for the 2016 UK IT Industry Awards in full.

The highlight of the industry's social calendar, we can't wait to see you all on 16 November at Battersea Park Events Arena for another glittering evening.

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UK IT Industry Awards 2016 shortlist

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
• Riturak 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
• Emma MacPherson, The Danwood Group
• 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


Organisation Excellence

Best place to work in IT 2016

• Anaplan
• Company85
• Fujitsu Services
• Kainos
• Memset
• Salesforce
• University of Derby
• Zen Internet

IT Project Team of the Year

• British Gas
• BT
• 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

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

Services Company of the Year

• Ancoris
• Company85
• ECS Security
• Littlefish
• Masergy Communications
• Metronet UK
• NG Bailey
• risual
• RockIT
• Zen Internet


Small Supplier or VAR of the Year

• Cisilion
• DTP Solutionpath
• House Builder XL
• hSo
• Memset
• Panintelligence
• Sumerian
• Turnkey Consulting
• Vivantio
• Vizual Management Solutions


Project Excellence

Best IoT Project of the Year

• BT & Dartt, IoT-enabled Hypercat Logistics Support Services
• Fujitsu, APU Energy Usage Monitor
• Hitachi Consulting and Pentaho, VIRDICT
• Nutanix
• Radius Payment Solutions, Kinesis Telematics
• Rentokil Initial, Cloud Connect: The next-generation Internet of Things platform for Pest Control
• UK Power Networks, OHL Fault Location Concept and Directional Earth Fault Passage Indication

Best Not for Profit IT project

• Action for Children/Mendix Technology, Safe Service Application
• BBC Learning, BBC micro:bit
• Fairtrade Foundation, Replacement of Main Line of Business Application. named ICC
• HMRC, Digital Mail Service
• IndigoBlue, Office of National Statistics & IndigoBlue: Elecronic Data Collection
• National Centre for Universities and Business and Tessella,
• NaviSite, Safeline with SRD and NaviSite's cloud solutions
• 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
• 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
• Auto Windscreens, The Big Data MI Project
• Belfast Metropolitan College, Management Information Project
• British Gas, Technical Revenue Assurance Project
• Centrica (with Hortonworks as technology partner)
• Project EU, Big Data Project
• University of Derby, University of Derby Big Data Project
• Virgin Media, Beyond DNA
• Yodel Delivery Network, MI Programme

Cybersecurity Project of the Year

• HMRC, Cyber Security Command Centres
• Nationwide Building Society, Security Operations Centre (SOC) Project
• 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)
• LV=, Innovate - Digital Project of the Year
• Nationwide Building Society, Digital Originations Tactical Transformation (DOTT)
• Northumbrian Water Group, We Live Water 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 Service's Modernisation and Digitisation of Lancashire Constabulary's Case and Custody systems
• Heathrow Airport & CapGemini, Heathrow Operation Transformation (APOC - Airport Operations Centre) Project
• Lloyds Banking Group, Lloyds Banking Group Hive - an implementation of Jive
• Melin Homes, Digital Transformation
• Virgin Media, JABBER
• Virgin Media, JIVE at Virgin Media
• Virgin Media, Mobility and PDA Replacement
• VMware AirWatch, 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, ICT System Integration of the Criminal Justice System and National Interface
• NetSupport
• Northumbrian Water Group, Transferred Drains & Sewers (TDS) inferred mapping of the network
• Scale Computing
• Show My Homework, Show My Homework
• Gala Technology, SOTpay
• Weaveability
• Zizo Software, Zizo Data Platform

Cloud Innovation Provider of the Year

• Alfresco
• 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
• Fairsail
• OCSL and Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Cloud Route & CloudControl Portal Drive Efficiencies of 40% in the NHS
• Skyscape Cloud Services
• Vivantio

Infrastructure Innovation of the Year

• Agilitas, Inventory-as-a-service
• Future Facilities, 6SigmaDCX 10
• HM Land Registry, Land Registry's Common Technology platform
• Memset
• Nutanix
• 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)
• VMTurbo
• 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® 360
• JLL, Inspection Tool
• MindLink Software
• National Grid, Maintaining Customer Service During a Gas Supply Failure
• SapientNitro, SpeakEmoji
• Specsavers, Specsavers Home Hearing Screener
• Specsavers, Digital Precision Eyecare - a game-changer for optics!

Security Innovation of the Year

• BT, Security Analytics Suite
• Databarracks
• 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
• Pirean
• Surevine, Threatvine

UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

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

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