The Digital Leaders programme recognises the importance of Leadership in driving forward digital transformation in the UK. This award is for an individual whose actions in the past year have made them standout as a Digital Leader in the transformation of their sector.
Increasingly solutions are not developed or delivered by one sector alone whether public or private, but require cross-sector collaboration. This award is for a digital product or service that in the last year has had a measurable impact and delivered real outcomes.
SMEs in the UK are developing innovative digital services and products that are increasingly being recognised for overall economic development. This award is for SME organisations that in the last 12 months have delivered digital impact in their chosen sector.
The transformation of Public Services, charities and SMEs has been transformed by the creation of new financial products by the growing Fintech Sector. This award is for a product or service that in the last year that has been used to innovate or transform a public or non-profit services.
The Charity Sector has been behind other sectors in embracing Digital Transformation despite the strong evidence of its benefits. This award is for Charities who have in the last year demonstrated the transformative power of digital to change themselves or their services to their beneficiaries.
From Basic Digital Skills and apprenticeships to executive training and formal education; the digital skills gap is recognised as holding back UK plc. from it’s full potential. This award is for a product or service, which in the last year has delivered a real impact on its intended Skills sector.
The Digital Transformation of Public Services in the UK remains a key part of the modernisation of Public Services from Central and Local Government; to Health and blue light services. This award is for a public sector product or service that has shown an innovative approach during the last year that has seen measurable impact and outcomes.
Some of the greatest innovations in Digital Public Services have come from the Local Government Sector. This award recognises those Councils that over the last year have delivered measurable digital transformation either internally in their organisation or in the way they are providing their public services.
Moving public data to the cloud, the increasing number of cyber attacks and the need to develop new skills and systems within organisations as well as the “human factor” are all now high profile challenges to Cyber Resilience. This award is for a product or service, which in the last year has delivered a measurable impact or outcome in this area.
The Internet of Things and connectivity of devices has transformed the opportunity for the creation of Smart Cities in the UK through good planning and fitting technology into the public realm. This award is for an initiative or product that in the last year can demonstrate sustainable impact in this agenda.