The DevOps Industry Awards 2018 finalists have been announced!

    The DevOps Industry Awards 2018 finalists have been announced!

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    DevOps Industry Awards

    On the 16 October 2018, Millenium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington, London, The DevOps Industry Awards will be celebrating companies and individuals who have accomplished significant achievements when incorporating and adopting DevOps practices.

    After 48 hours of tough debate and expert analysis, our team of 12 independent judges reached their final conclusions and decided which teams and projects are worthy of being finalists!

    Best DevOps Automation Project

    Showing demonstration of impactful automation in a project; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results; evidence of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of tooling/resource choice and evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards, here are the finalists for the best use of automation in a DevOps project:

    • A1QA
    • Infosys Limited
    • Liverpool City Council and Alemba Limited
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Mortgages DevOps
    • MagenTys
    • NewDay Ltd
    • Noesis
    • WhiteSource software

    Best DevOps Cloud Project




    Presenting demonstration of successful cloud adoption in a project; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful result; proof of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of tooling/resource choices and evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards, the finalists for the best use of cloud technologies in a DevOps project include:

    • Accenture
    • Tata Consultancy Services
    • Cognizant
    • Infostretch
    • Just After Midnight
    • NHS Digital – Digital Delivery Centre
    • Sysdig, Inc.
    • Sainsbury’s in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services

    WhiteSource DevOps Manager of the Year

    Providing evidence of continued, excellent leadership skills; proof of a commitment to the greater IT community and dedication to furthering DevOps; a testament of outstanding communication skills, with both internal and external stakeholders; examples of procedures put in place to ensure high-quality results and evidence of self-improvement and commitment to high standards, the potential winners to be awarded as the most outstanding individual manager or team leader over the last 12 months are:

    • Cognizant
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Mortgages DevOps
    • IndigoBlue
    • Standard Bank
    • The Telegraph
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Platform DevOps

    Infosys DevOps Team of the Year

    Judges looked for evidence of continued, first-rate communication in-between both team members and with other stakeholders; examples of achieving project aims and targets through effective teamwork; proof of a commitment to the greater IT community and dedication to furthering DevOps; demonstration of strong team ethos and evidence of problem-solving and self-improvement within the team. They chose the below finalists for the most outstanding DevOps team over the last 12 months:

    • ADP UK
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Mortgages DevOps
    • News UK – Times Tooling Team and ECS Digital
    • Standard Life and Tata Consultancy Services
    • The Telegraph
    • Vodafone UK
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Platform DevOps

    Best Use of DevOps Technology

    Displaying demonstration of the appropriate and successful use of technology in a project; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results; evidence of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of technology choices; evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards, judges decided the below companies are worthy of being potential winners for the best use of technology in a DevOps project:

    • ADP UK
    • BT Group  – Openreach
    • Cumulus Networks
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Platform DevOps
    • QArea
    • Sky
    • Vodafone UK in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services Limited
    • The Telegraph
    • Twistlock

    Best Overall DevOps Project – Public Sector

    Below are the finalists for the best DevOps project in the public sector because of showing a demonstration of a successful DevOps project utilising a best practice method/technique; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results; evidence of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices and evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards:

    • Etain
    • IndigoBlue
    • NHS Digital – Digital Delivery Centre

    Best Overall DevOps Project – Finance Sector

    For this award, it was important the companies showed to the judges a demonstration of a successful DevOps project utilising a best practice method/technique; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results; evidence of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices and proof of commitment to industry best practices and standards. Here are the finalists:

    • Brickendon Consulting
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Platform DevOps
    • Capgemini UK
    • Charles Schwab Corporation
    • Deutsche Bank AG and Infosys Limited
    • Infosys Limited
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Mortgages DevOps

    Best Overall DevOps Project – Entertainment/Media Sector

    Finalists for the best DevOps project in the entertainment/media sector had to show a demonstration of a successful DevOps project utilising a best practice method/technique; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results; evidence of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices and evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards. The finalists include:

    • Accenture in partnership with British Telecom
    • DevOps Live with Docker
    • Sky
    • test IO
    • The Telegraph

    Best Overall DevOps Project – Communication Sector

    Judges decided the below companies were worthy of being finalists for the best DevOps project in the communication sector after they showed a worthy demonstration of a successful DevOps project utilising a best practice method/ technique; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results; evidence of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices and evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards:

    • Accenture & Vodafone
    • Cognizant
    • Infosys Limited
    • Infostretch

    Compuware Best Overall DevOps Project – Retail Sector

    Finalists for the best DevOps project in the retail sector were chosen over their demonstration of a successful DevOps project utilising a best practice method/technique; verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results; evidence of overcoming project challenges/obstacles; detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices; evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards. Congratulations to the finalists:

    • Infosys Limited
    • Tata Consultancy Services

    Most Successful Cultural Transformation

    For the most successful cultural transformation in a DevOps project award, the finalists below showed a proof of cultural transformation throughout a DevOps project; evidence of strong communication and collaboration; demonstration of breaking down barriers and encouraging the sharing of responsibilities; successful integration of teams and processes and evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards:

    • Credit Suisse
    • F5 Networks
    • Infosys Limited
    • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Platform DevOps
    • Scott Logic
    • Shell
    • UST Global
    • Verizon

    Leading DevOps Vendor

    Last but not least, after showing evidence of a commitment to high quality and standards to customers; commitment to customer satisfaction; evidence of value for money and demonstration of DevOps thought leadership and contributing to the wider IT community, the judges decided to pick the below companies as finalists for ‘Leading DevOps Vendor’:

    • CA Technologies
    • CyberArk
    • DBmaestro
    • Electric Cloud
    • GamingWorks
    • InfluxData
    • Mindshare PR
    • NS1
    • Perforce Software
    • Rackspace
    • Redgate Software
    • Synopsys
    • Sysdig, Inc.
    • Tricentis

    With all votes now cast – it’s time to look forward to the awards night itself! We, at 31 Media, look forward to seeing you there!

    DON’T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR TABLE! 

    Written by Leah Alger