Last night the DevOps Industry Awards came together at the elegant and ideally situated Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, in the heart of London, to celebrate significant achievements, teamwork and innovation.
The glittering awards gala was launched for the first year, and what a success it was, recognising exceptional efforts of individuals and teams when undergoing digital transformation projects.
The famous British voice-over for the X-Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and Family Fortunes, Peter Dickson, fantastically hosted the event, before being accompanied on stage by members from the Judging Panel: Paula Cope, Global Head of QA at TRICAP; Shamim Marzai, CTO at Mumsnet; Keith Watson, Director of DevOps iHCM ADP; James Betteley, Consultant at Contino; Sudeep Chatterjee, Global Head of QA and Testing at Lombard Risk and Amparo Marin de la Barcena, Certification Governance Director at Banco Santander.
The first award of the evening was for the Best DevOps Automation Project, which was awarded to Barclays.
Cognizant were then awarded for having the Best DevOps Cloud Project.
The Best DevOps Manager of the Year winner was Mark Howell from Lloyds Banking Group.
The team at Lloyds Banking Group were honored with the DevOps Team of the Year award.
The next award on the night recognised Lloyds Banking Group as having the Automic Best Use of DevOps Technology.
The sixth award was awarded to Banco Santander, who took home Best Overall DevOps Project (Finance Sector).
NHS Digital took home the award for Best Overall DevOps Project (Public Sector).
Infosys was awarded Best Overall DevOps Project (Entertainment/Media Sector).
Judges felt that Accenture was deserving of the Best Overall DevOps Project (Communication Sector).
The Best Overall DevOps Project (Retail Sector) was awarded to Infosys.
Barclays was happily awarded for Most Successful Cultural Transformation.
DevOps Industry Awards sponsor, CA Technologies, was awarded Leading DevOps Vendor.
Last but not least, Automic took to the stage to present the final, overall award, which was awarded to the well deserved team, Barclays, for Most Successful Cultural Innovation.
About The DevOps Industry Awards
The DevOps Industry Awards celebrates the very best professionals and outstanding achievements in the DevOps community.
A full list of the finalists in each category can be found here.
31 Media, organisers of The DevOps Industry Awards, The European Software Testing Awards, The National Software Testing Conference, The Software Testing Conference NORTH and publishers of TEST Magazine, DevOps Online and Software Testing News would like to thank all attendees, their sponsors (CA Technologies and Automic) and Event Partner, Puppet, for their on-going support.
Written by Leah Alger