Outstanding IT Initiative Award

140329-006 - resized for edpThis category seeks to find the company that has successfully used new technology from cloud computing to mobile devices in order to address business challenges and improve day to day operations.
Judges will focus on how companies have been able to deliver efficiencies, capture and derive value from IT, and how they have used that to empower their teams.
Entries may be around data capture and therefore targeting customers more effectively or introducing anti-cyber crime
solutions to protect their clients or any other customer relevant technology solution.
It is aimed at companies that have successfully introduced IT initiatives to address business challenges.
Last year’s winner Norwich-based Liftshare.com was lauded for the way it had used IT to mature into a business employing 30 people using technology to establish how new services can be delivered and also to generate new revenue streams.
Christopher Cooper, director at Computer Service Centre, said: “In today’s world of rapid technological change keeping on top of IT has never been more important.
“This award is aimed at companies that have successfully introduced IT initiatives to address business challenges. Recently
we deployed a series of new highly available computing clusters and improved our data centre connectivity. All of these investments enable Computer Service Centre to be the leading independent IT supplier in the region.
In this ever changing environment, the business is a shining example of how an IT outsourcer needs to continually invest in people and infrastructure, if it is to properly support its clients.
Computer Service Centre is proud to be supporting the Outstanding IT Initiative award
as ultimately, IT is paramount for any successful business.”

Award Criteria

Has your company embraced technology to boost the bottom line and create a better business?  Judges will be looking for businesses that have become more efficient and productive through their use of IT. This could include a paperless office, remote working, effective use of software or the web to drive the business forward. The business may have recently grown as a result of IT investment or used technology to support business growth.

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