Categories

Outstanding Contribution to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging in the Industry

Overview

This award will honour an individual or organisation for outstanding work in putting diversity higher up the agenda and promoting the values of equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Criteria
  • Nominated Company/Individual Name:
  • Nominee Website/LinkedIn:
  • Nominee Representative Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by: (Name/Job Title)
  • Your Email:
  • Why do you feel the nominated individual should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

Data Leader of the Year

Overview

The Data Leader of the Year award recognises a technology leader who has demonstrated successful results in delivering innovative data technology projects within the last 2 years.

These results can include:

  • Successful deployment of data technologies that improve how their organisation or company manages data.
  • Building effective data strategies that enhance decision-making with data.
  • Furthering knowledge, awareness and education around the management of data and related technologies within the organisation.
Criteria
  • Nominated Name:
  • Nominated Company Name:
  • Nominee Website:
  • Person who would accept award:
  • Entry Submitted by:
  • Your Email:
  • Description the Key Data Project : 500 words maximum
  • Describe the biggest challenges with the Data project and how it was solved? 500 words maximum
  • Describe what is innovative about this Data project and how it solves a business problem: 500 words maximum
  • Describe the measurable business results of the Data project: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the nominated project Data leader should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

Outstanding IT Contribution to Sustainability

Overview

The outstanding IT contribution to sustainability award, honours the achievements of organisations that have successfully planned and executed a sustainability initiative(s) through the use of IT.  Entries should demonstrate how using technology and innovation to drive a sustainable initiative within an organisation has produced a range of benefits for the organisation and/ or communities. The initiative or project could address any/or all of the three pillars of sustainability: Economic, Environmental, and Social (Profits, Planet and People).

Criteria
  • Nominated Company/Project Name:
  • Nominee Website:
  • Nominee Representative Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by:
  • Your Email:
  • Project Description: 500 words maximum
  • Describe the biggest challenge with this project and how it was solved? 500 words maximum
  • Describe what is innovative about this project and how it solves a business problem: 500 words maximum
  • Describe the measurable business results of the project: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the nominated company or individual should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

AI Project Leader of the Year

Overview

This category is open to both the private and public sector. This award recognises a professional who has demonstrated outstanding innovation with the deployment of an AI Project within their own or a client’s organisation.

The judges will look at products/services, client testimonials, examples of ROI achieved and tailored customisations in specific enterprise environments.  

Criteria
  • Nominated Name:
  • Nominated Company Name:
  • Nominee Website:
  • Person who would accept award:
  • Entry Submitted by:
  • Your Email:
  • Description the Project : 500 words maximum
  • Describe the biggest challenges with the AI project implemented and how it was solved? 500 words maximum
  • Describe what is innovative about this AI project and how it solves a business problem: 500 words maximum
  • Describe the measurable business results of the AI project: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the nominated project leader should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

IT Support Company of the Year

Overview

This award celebrates a Managed IT Services and IT Support Company that has excelled in the delivery of service support for industry within the technology space.

The judges will look at client testimonials, support services offered and tailored customisations in specific enterprise environments that have delivered savings and cost efficiencies for clients.

Criteria
  • Nominated Company Name:
  • Nominee Website:
  • Nominee Representative Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by:
  • Your Email:
  • IT Support Company Description: 500 words maximum
  • Describe what key challenge the IT service company oversaw within the last 2 years and how they solved a key business problem: 500 words maximum
  • Describe the measurable business results of the project: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the nominated company should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

Start-Up Technology Company of The Year

Overview

Emerging technologies are the life-blood of the industry . Our Start-Up Technology Company of the Year Award recognises the best in emerging technologies and  future disruptors within the sector including: Advanced Robotics, AI, BIO -Tech, Biometrics, 5G, Quantum Computing, Blockchain, Augmented Virtual Reality…..

Entries will be judged on their innovation and creativity as well as their approach in successfully delivering and deploying their solutions to market

Criteria
  • Nominated Company/Individual Name:
  • Nominee Website/LinkedIn:
  • Nominee Representative Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by: (Name/Job Title)
  • Your Email:
  • Why do you feel the nominated individual/company should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

Crisis Leadership Award

Overview

The Crisis Leadership award recognizes an individual that has demonstrated critical thinking, innovation and leadership during a crisis that ensured that their organization was able to respond, recover and resume business operations following the incident.

Criteria
  • Nominated Individual Name:
  • Nominee Website:
  • Nominee Representative Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by:
  • Your Email:
  • Project Description: 500 words maximum
  • Describe briefly the Crisis Faced? 500 words maximum
  • Describe how the individual’s response embodied innovation through their strategy, business practice, risk based planning and operational processes and ensured business continuity around the crisis. 500 words maximum
  • Describe the measurable business results of the response: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the nominated company or individual should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

Future IT Leader of the Year

Overview

An individual who has progressed rapidly in the last 2 years and demonstrated both business value and innovation through the use of technology in any of the following areas

  • Delivering effective IT or technology strategies.
  • Improving decision-making with technology
  • Implementing new tech innovation in the business that create business value and drive efficiencies and cost savings
  • Driving awareness and education around technology.
Criteria
  • Nominee Name:
  • Nominee Linkedin:
  • Nominee Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by: (Name/Job Title)
  • Your Email:
  • Description of Nominee’s Contribution to the Industry to date: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the Nominee should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

Security Leader of the Year

Overview

This category is open to both the private and public sector and honours a Security Leader that has demonstrated excellence, leadership and has promoted strong and innovative security practices. Judges will assess the candidates’ innovative approaches to security and the impact of their policies, procedures and projects within their organisation. 

Criteria
  • Nominee Name:
  • Nominee Company:
  • Nominee Linkedin:
  • Nominee Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by: (Name/Job Title)
  • Your Email:
  • Description of Nominee’s Contribution to the Industry to date: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the nominee should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

IT Leader of the Year: Non-Profit Sector

Overview

IT Leader of the Year, Non- Profit Sector. This category is open to nominations from across the organisation. The award recognises a member of staff who has made a difference for their non-profit organisation’s technological advancements — whether that’s implementing a new tech service, app or platform, or finding tools that help the team analyse donation data more effectively.

Criteria
  • Nominee Name:
  • Nominee Linkedin:
  • Nominee Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by: (Name/Job Title)
  • Your Email:
  • Description of Nominee’s Contribution to the Industry: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the Nominee should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

CIO/IT Leader: Government / Public Sector

Overview

CIO/IT Leader of the Year in the Government/ Public Sector will demonstrate how they have positioned the role of CIO strategically within the organisation. They will be able to show innovation and key successes achieved in the past 12 months and into the future and show how this fits with the organisation’s overall business strategy. They will be judged on their innovation and creativity in planning and deploying their enterprise systems, future technology goals, management philosophies, and service to the organisation.

Criteria
  • Nominee Name:
  • Nominee Linkedin:
  • Nominee Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by: (Name/Job Title)
  • Your Email:
  • Description of Nominee’s Contribution to the organisation: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the Nominee should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

CIO/IT Leader of the Year: Private Sector

Overview

CIO/IT Leader of the Year Private Sector will demonstrate how they have positioned the role of CIO strategically within the company. They will be able to show innovation and key successes achieved in the past 12 months and into the future and show how this fits with the company’s overall business strategy. They will be judged on their innovation and creativity in planning and deploying their enterprise systems, future technology goals, management philosophies, and service to the business.

Criteria
  • Nominee Name:
  • Nominee Linkedin:
  • Nominee Email (if available):
  • Entry Submitted by: (Name/Job Title)
  • Your Email:
  • Description of Nominee’s Contribution to the Industry: 500 words maximum
  • Why do you feel the Nominee should win this award? 500 words maximum
  • How did you hear about the CIO & IT Leaders Awards?

Lifetime Achievement Award

Overview

Judges choice: The winner will be nominated by the judges and chosen by an anonymous ballot