2019

2019 Finalists

2018

Best DevOps Automation Project

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

Best DevOps Cloud Project

  • Vodafone in partnership with Accenture
  • Aviva
  • Cognizant
  • Infostretch
  • Just After Midnight
  • NHS Digital – Digital Delivery Centre
  • Sysdig Cloud-Native Intelligence Platform
  • Sainsbury’s in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services

Whitesource DevOps Manager of the Year

  • Aniruddha Godawale, Cognizant
  • Robert Eriksson, Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Mortgages DevOps
  • Brett Delle Grazie, IndigoBlue
  • Lucian Craciun, The Telegraph
  • Phani Kumar, Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Platform DevOps
Infosys DevOps Team of the year
  • 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

  • ADP UK
  • BT Group  – Openreach
  • Outbrain with Cumulus
  • 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

  • Etain
  • Metropolitan Police in Partnership with IndigoBlue
  • NHS Digital – Digital Delivery Centre

Best Overall DevOps Project – Finance

  • 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 and Media

  • British Telecom in Partnership with Accenture
  • DevOps Live with Docker
  • Sky
  • test IO
  • The Telegraph
Best Overall DevOps Project – Communication
  • Vodafone in partnership with Accenture
  • Cognizant
  • Infosys Limited
  • Infostretch
Compuware Best Overall DevOps Project in the Retail sector
  • Infosys Limited
  • Tata Consultancy Services
Most Successful Cultural Change
  • Credit Suisse
  • F5 Networks
  • Infosys Limited
  • Lloyds Banking Group – Group Transformation – Platform DevOps
  • Scott Logic
  • Shell
  • Schroders in partnership with UST Global
  • Verizon
Leading DevOps Vendor
  • CA Technologies
  • CyberArk
  • DBmaestro
  • Electric Cloud
  • GamingWorks
  • InfluxData
  • Chef
  • NS1
  • Perforce Software
  • Rackspace
  • Redgate Software
  • Synopsys
  • Sysdig, Inc.
  • Tricentis
2017

Best DevOps Automation Project

  • Automic In Partnership With TASC
  • BT
  • Barclays
  • Keytorc
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • UST Global

 

Best DevOps Cloud Project

  • Centrica
  • Cognizant
  • Trainline.com

 

DevOps Manager of the Year

  • Centrica
  • Lloyds Banking Group

 

DevOps Team of the Year

  • Cognizant
  • Critical Media
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Perfecto

 

Automic Best Use of DevOps Technology

  • Actifio
  • Barclays
  • Centrica
  • Cognizant
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Nomura
  • QArea
  • Tricentis

 

Best Overall DevOps Project – Public Sector

  • Infopulse
  • NHS Digital

 

Best Overall DevOps Project – Finance Sector

  • Allianz Insurance
  • Banco Santander
  • Brickendon Consulting
  • Lloyds Banking Group

 

Best Overall DevOps Project – Entertainment/Media Sector

  • CloserStill Media
  • Infosys

 

Best Overall DevOps Project – Communication Sector

  • Accenture In Partnership With Vodafone
  • Infosys
  • Liberty Global

 

Best Overall DevOps Project – Retail Sector

  • John Lewis In Partnership With Cognizant
  • Infosys

 

Most Successful Cultural Transformation

  • Barclays
  • Brickendon Consulting
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Scania In Partnership With Perforce Software

 

Leading DevOps Vendor

  • Aqua Security
  • CA Technologies
  • OpsGenie
  • Plutora
  • Puppet
  • Redgate Software

Sponsored by

NTT Data Most Innovative Project

Awarded for the best software testing project in an agile environment.

Judges were looking for:

  • Demonstration of a successful DevOps project utilising innovative methods & techniques
  • Verification and metrics of project goals, impact & importance, incremental achievements and successful results
  • Evidence of overcoming project challenges and obstacles
  • Detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices
  • Proof of commitment to industry best practices and standards, while pushing the boundaries of innovation and creativity

Finalists in this category are:

  • Aon
  • J.P.Morgan
  • Pure Storage
  • Royal Bank of Scotland in partnership with Infosys Limited
  • SoulCycle
  • Techmahindra Limited
  • UK Home Office in partnership with Accenture
  • Mabl

Best Use of Security in a DevOps Project

Awarded to the DevOps project with the best use of security.

Judges were looking for:

  • Demonstration of effective security planning and implementation, from inception, to maintenance and monitoring in a project
  • Verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results, with metrics and empirical evidence
  • Evidence of collaboration with teams to review risks as well as implement and maintain appropriate controls
  • Proof of overcoming project challenges and obstacles
  • Detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of tooling/resource choices
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards

Finalists in this category are:

  • Aviva in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services
  • BMO Financial Group
  • JDA Software
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • NHS Digital
  • ValueLabs LLP

Best DevOps Cloud Project

Awarded for the best use of cloud technologies in a DevOps project.

Judges were looking for:

  • Demonstration of successful cloud adoption in a project
  • Verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results
  • Proof of overcoming project challenges/obstacles
  • Detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of tooling/resource choices
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards

Finalists in this category are:

  • Vodafone in partnership with Accenture
  • Boots in partnership with UST Global and Accenture
  • Fidelity International
  • John Lewis & Partners
  • NIX
  • Schroders in partnership with UST Global
  • TestingXperts

Best DevOps Automation Project

Awarded for the best use of automation in a DevOps project.

Judges were looking for:

  • 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 choices
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards

Finalists in this category are:

  • Aviva in partnership with Wipro
  • Brickendon
  • British Telecom
  • British Telecom in partnership with Infosys
  • Diffblue
  • Home Office in partnership with Capgemini
  • Infosys Limited
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • PA Media Group

DevOps Manager of the Year

Awarded to the most outstanding individual manager or team leader over the last 12 months.

Judges were looking for:

  • Evidence of continued, excellent leadership skills
  • Proof of a commitment to the greater IT community and dedication to furthering DevOps
  • Testament of outstanding communication skills, with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Examples of procedures put in place to ensure high quality results
  • Evidence of self-improvement and commitment to high standards

Finalists in this category are:

  • Leslie Wastie, Capgemini
  • Matthew Donovan, Cognizant
  • Cesare Baroni, IBM CIO Finance and Supply Chain
  • Terry Marsh, Lloyds Banking Groups
  • Krishna Munagala, ValueLabs LLP
  • Eduardo Ortega, NTT Data

Sponsored by

ValueLabs DevOps Newcomer of the Year

Awarded to the most outstanding DevOps Newcomer of the Year of the last 12 months, who has shown outstanding progression and commitment in the field of DevOps.

Judges were looking for:

  • Evidence of outstanding commitment and development in their new DevOps career
  • Proof of a commitment to the greater DevOps community and dedication to championing DevOps practices
  • Testament of outstanding communication skills, with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Examples of procedures put in place to ensure high quality results
  • Examples of technologies put in place to ensure high quality results
  • Evidence of self-improvement and commitment to high standards

Finalists in this category are:

  • Cassie Haw, Capgemini Platform Engineering Practice
  • Conor Halpin, Cognizant
  • Fabian Basciani, J.P.Morgan
  • Vikalp Bhatt, Lloyds Banking Group

DevOps Team of the Year

Awarded to the most outstanding DevOps team over the last 12 months.

Judges were looking 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 team work
  • Proof of a commitment to the greater IT community and dedication to furthering DevOps
  • Demonstration of a strong team ethos
  • Evidence of problem-solving and self-improvement within the team

Finalists in this category are:

  • Aviva
  • BASF in partnership with Infosys Limited
  • Capgemini Platform Engineering Team
  • ValueLabs LLP
  • giffgaff in partnership with NTT DATA

Sponsored by

Capgemini Best Use of DevOps Technology

Awarded for the best use of technology in a DevOps project.

Judges were looking for:

  • Demonstration of 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

Finalists in this category are:

  • Swisscom in partnership with Accenture
  • Brickendon
  • Ciklum
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Vodafone UK in partnership with MMT Digital
  • NIX
  • Zensar Technologies

Best Overall DevOps Project – Finance Sector

Awarded for the best DevOps project in the finance sector.

Judges were looking for:

  • 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
  • Proof of commitment to industry best practices and standards

Finalists in this category are:

  • IBM CIO Finance and Supply Chain
  • Infosys Limited
  • ING Turkey
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Moody’s
  • Moogsoft
  • Nationwide
  • NewDay

Best Overall DevOps Project – Entertainment/Media Sector

Awarded for the best DevOps project in the entertainment/media sector.

Judges were looking for:

  • 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

Finalists in this category are:

  • British Telecom in partnership with Accenture
  • Adstream
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Channel4 in partnership with Piksel
  • Continium Enterprise DevOps Services
  • Infosys Limited
  • Sky UK

Best Overall DevOps Project – Communication Sector

Awarded for the best DevOps project in the communication sector.

Judges were looking for:

  • 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

Finalists in this category are:

  • British Telecom in partnership with Accenture
  • British Telecom e-Serv India Pvt. Ltd. in partnership with Accenture
  • British Telecom in partnership with Infosys
  • Vodafone in partnership with MMT Digital
  • NOS in partnership with Noesis
  • Sky UK
  • Vodafone UK in partnership with Sandhata Technologies
  • giffgaff in partnership with NTT DATA

Best Overall DevOps Project – Retail Sector

Awarded for the best DevOps project in the retail sector.

Judges were looking for:

  • 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

Finalists in this category are:

  • TJX. Companies in partnership with Accenture DevOps Studio
  • Boots in partnership with UST Global and Accenture
  • Bacardi in partnership with EPAM Systems
  • Infosys Limited
  • John Lewis & Partners in partnership with Cognizant
  • ValueLabs LLP

Most Successful Cultural Transformation

Awarded for the most successful cultural transformation in a DevOps project.

Judges were looking for:

  • 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
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards

Finalists in this category are:

  • Met Office in partnership with CACI
  • Severn Trent Water in partnership with Cognizant
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Smart Pension
  • Telstra in partnership with Infosys Limited
  • ValueLabs LLP
  • Verizon

Sponsored by

Infosys Leading DevOps Vendor

Awarded to the vendor organisation/service provider/consultancy who receives top marks for their product/service and customer service.

Judges were looking for:

  • Evidence of a commitment to high quality and standards to customers
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Evidence of value for money
  • Demonstration of DevOps thought leadership and contributing to the wider IT community

Finalists in this category are:

  • Broadcom
  • Capgemini – Platform Engineering Practice
  • Compuware
  • DBmaestro
  • ECS Digital
  • Moogsoft
  • NS1
  • Synopsys, Inc.
  • Tricentis
  • OpsRamp
  • Dotscience
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