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




The Data Shed

Vertigo Ventures


Capito Ltd


Best Place to Work in Digital – Large Organisations

University of Edinburgh


Zurich Insurance Company Ltd


NatWest Group



Digital Service Company of the Year

Foods Connected



Person Centred Software



Biye Biye




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

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


Runecast Solutions

Luminance - Luminance Cambridge R&D hub

Sainsburys - eCommerce Development Team


Project Team of the Year


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 and Sopra Steria – 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