2021 Finalists



Congratulations to all our 2021 finalists 


The winners will be announced at a glamorous awards ceremony on Wednesday 13 October in London.

We have a range of packages available which includes your table for the evening as well as your finalist artwork to highlight and elevate your well-deserved place on the shortlist.

>> Go to the finalist packages << 


Organisational Excellence


Best Place to Work in Digital - SMEs

Velez Managed Services

Liftshare Group

Foods Connected

Softwire

Coderus

Zaizi

The Data Shed

Vertigo Ventures

UST

Capito Ltd

 

Best Place to Work in Digital – Large Organisations

University of Edinburgh

CDL

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Chainalysis

NatWest Group

Thoughtworks

 

Digital Service Company of the Year

Foods Connected

Pufferr

Purechannels

Person Centred Software

Coderus

IPification

Biye Biye

Intoware

Amplitude

 

Digital Transformation of the Year - SME

Pufferr - Pufferr for New Bond Street Pawnbrokers & Angus Lift Trucks

iPensions Group - Transforming pensions for the digital age - Hrishi Kulkarni & team

Ciptex - How Ciptex Race helped Debt Free London overcome Covid 19 Lockdown

env0 - JFrog Infrastructure as Code Automation with env0

 

Digital Transformation of the Year - Large Organisations

DWP Digital - Communication and Collaboration Services

Content Guru

Lloyds Banking Group - Core Platforms - Fraud & Disputes Transformation

Tata Consultancy Services - TCS IT Department Transformation

FieldHouse Associates - Texthelp website transformation

Britannic Technologies - Queen Mary University of London

TSB Bank PLC - TSB Smart Agent

Pret A Manger - Pret's Digital Transformation

Sainsbury's - Sainsburys Habitat

Sainsbury's - Bottom of Funnel Transformation

 

Development Team of the Year

Vodafone UK and Sandhata Technologies - Vodafone Integration Team (TIL)

Salt Communications

App Sapiens - App Sapiens Development Team

Runecast Solutions

Luminance - Luminance Cambridge R&D hub

Sainsburys - eCommerce Development Team

 

Project Team of the Year

Pufferr

Vodafone UK and Sandhata Technologies - Vodafone Integration Team (TIL)

University of Edinburgh - LearnFoundations: Students co-creating online learning in the pandemic

Cognizant - Digital Transformation Programme for Oxford University Press

Foods Connected

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency - Duplicate V5C

Proposo - Customer Research & Brand Repositioning for a Global Fin-Tech Company

 

Digital Team of the Year

Lloyds Banking Group - CRM Centre of Excellence

Total Systems - bluescape Development Team

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency - Vehicle Change of Address

Iceland Foods Ltd. - Iceland.co.uk

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - In-house eHospital digital team

Arup - Digital Development Team

Pret A Manager - Pret's Technology team

University of St Andrews - Service Delivery Team, IT Services

 

Personal Excellence


Digital Ambassador of the Year

Philippe Guenet - Henko

Rui Pedro Silva - ERIKS NV

Jane Young - Smartway2

Laura Middleton - London Borough Waltham Forest

Sal Kimmich - Sonatype

 

Digital Hero of the Year

Paulette Watson - Academy Achievers

Stevie Ward - PC Gamer/Future Publishing

Jess Gilbert - Softwire

Fateha Majid - BiyeBiye

Owen Youngman - Coderus

 

Young Digital Professional of the Year

Ejay Nsugbe - Nsugbe Research Labs

Heather Lockley - DWP Digital

John Bailie - Salt Communications

Michael Foreman - Total Systems

Orianne Auger - Luminance

Kara Thurkettle - Coderus

Jazmin Pallo - UST

Jake Collins - NatWest

Sheetal Dash - Citi

 

CDO of the Year

Navdeep Reddy - Enplug

Rui Pedro Silva - ERIKS N.V.

Santosh Menon - Vodafone UK and Sandhata Technologies

Kate Platonova - HSBC

David Devany - Iceland Foods Ltd.

Andrew Winnicki - Discovery

 

CTO of the Year

Lukas Oberhuber - Simply Business

Andy Brown - Mobliciti

Patrick Keehan - Salt Communications

Tim Conroy - Experian

Hrishi Kulkarni - iPensions Group

Brian Sullivan - Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

 

Project Excellence


Best Automation Project

Pufferr - Pufferr for New Bond Street Pawnbrokers & Angus Lift Trucks

Vodafone UK and Sandhata Technologies - TIL Transformation Project

Cognizant Worldwide Limited - RPA at BT

Tata Consultancy Services - TCS Intelligent Automation of Enterprise IT Operations leveraging Ignio

Net Natives - AT Still University

Sainsbury's - AJ – an NLP-powered automated customer contact colleague

 

Best Small-to-Medium Digital Project

Pufferr - Pufferr for New Bond Street Pawnbrokers & Angus Lift Trucks

B&H Worldwide - Changing a business perception on data with Qlik technology

Semantrica - Project Vana

Tiga Creative Marketing - Clevertouch

HR Wallingford - D-MOSS Dengue Fever Early Warning System

Purechannels - Waterfall: Solution Launch and Pipeline Development

Technology Transformation Group - Brexit app for agriculture imports & exports

Vertigo Ventures - ImpactTracker

 

Best Large Enterprise Digital Project

Foods Connected

Purechannels - Arrow/Dell: The Power Of...

KPS - The Body Shop - Pioneering a new online presence

 

Best Public Sector Digital Project

North Lincolnshire Council - Hospital to Home

The National Police Coordination Centre (NPoCC) and Informed Solutions - Digital Policing

Amido - How we helped NHS 24 to rapidly scale during COVID-19

Ordr - Ordr Systems Control Engine (SCE) for University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

HMRC - Customer Insights Platform

Broxbourne Borough Council - One Broxbourne

Cognizant - RegData Data Collections

London Borough of Camden - Camden insights

Cheshire East Borough Council - MyCareView with NHS App

 

Best Not-for-Profit Project

South West Grid for Learning - ProjectEVOLVE

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Tackling COVID 19 on the Front Line

Open Kitchens - Open Kitchens combines technology and community to deliver, quite literally, results.

HR Wallingford - D-MOSS Dengue Fever Early Warning System

CDL - Settled

Cognizant - Cognizant Assist

UST - WeClass - Tech We Can

Platform.sh - Comic Relief

Sovereign Housing Association - Dynamics 365

 

Big Data/IoT Project of the Year

HomeLINK Technologies Limited - Internet of Things Integration - Wolverhampton Homes

HR Wallingford - D-MOSS Dengue Fever Early Warning System

Avanade - Smart Building Accelerator

Tata Consultancy Services - TCS IUX

Tempcover - Data-driven CRM campaign

 

Machine Learning / AI Project of the Year

Nsugbe Research Labs - The prediction and control of preterm pregnancies using AI and Cybernetics

Speechmatics - Hydra Project

Factmata - Factmata Narrative Monitoring

Publicis Sapient and Lloyds Banking Group - Delivering successful outcomes, leveraging Artificial Intelligence

Kaluza - Kaluza's vehicle-to-grid technology

Kaluza - Kaluza: Orkney SMILE project

UST - A managed service for MLOps with xpresso.ai

Thames Tranformation Limited and Technossus UK Limited - Intelligent OCR

InvestCloud - InvestCloud's AI Next Best Action

Direk - SIMS - Smart Indoor Management System

 

Mobile Project of the Year

Mobliciti - Refreshing the Macfarlanes Fleet During National Lockdown

Softwire - LNER

Coderus - Coderus & INEOS TEAM UK - 36th America's Cup Tactical App

Salt Communications

 

Security Project of the Year

The Gym Limited - No-touch Secure Access Control for 600,000 members

Salt Communications

Tata Consultancy Services - OneTCS OneSecurity

N2WS - N2WS Backup & Recovery

swIDch - OTAC (One-Time Authentication Code)

 

New: Most Successful Environmental Project

Cameo - Asset Repair

Liftshare Group - Mobilityways

Semantrica - Project Vana

Informed Solutions - Improving the UK’s Air Quality

Kaluza - The Kaluza platform

 

Special Award: Most Successful Project in the Pandemic

Worcestershire County Council - Here to Help - Worcestershire County Council’s Community Response

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust- Tackling COVID-19 on the Front-line

Tata Consultancy Services - TCS Secure Borderless Workspaces™ (SBWS™)

Inoapps - Havering and Newham Council Oracle Transformation

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - MyChart patient portal

Hermes Parcelnet - 5-year plan in 5 months

Iceland Foods - Iceland.co.uk

iPensions Group - Technological transformation

Sainsbury's - Feed the Nation

NatWest - Cora AI-powered Digital Assistant - Pandemic response

London Borough of Waltham Forest - The Community Help Network