Some of Scotland’s best digital technology companies gathered last night in Glasgow to celebrate ScotlandIS’s eighth annual Digital Technology Awards. The event was an opportunity to showcase and highlight the very best of tech excellence within the Scottish digital community.
The 12 awards given out recognised and rewarded outstanding firms from fields ranging from social care to geology, all of which exemplify innovation, expertise, commercial success and ambition.
Polly Purvis, ScotlandIS chief executive, said: “This year’s awards showcase the outstanding range of emerging digital technology firms and those businesses that are going on to grow and scale. It also highlights the innovative digital technologies are enabling within established firms in a range of sectors.”
And the Winners Are
Best B2B Technology Product / Service – Free Agent
Best B2C Technology Product / Service – Arnold Clark
Best Financial Services Product / Service – Beeks Financial Cloud
Best Public Sector Product / Service – Mind of My Own
Best Education Provider / Training Programme – CodeClan
Transformational innovation through data – Urban Tide
Outstanding Marketing Performance of the Year – Ideagen
Leadership Award – Callum Sinclair, partner and head of technology, Burness Paull
Digital Agency of the Year – iProspect
Digital Technology Business of the Year (Large, 101+ staff) – Craneware
Digital Technology Business of the Year (SME, less than 100 staff) – Beeks Financial Cloud
Digital Technology Business of the Year (Emerging, less than 10 staff and less than
4 years of age) – Cognitive Geology
The Full 2018 Judging Panel
Martin Mutch – Chairman, Founder of QikServe and current chair.
Jude McCorry – Head of Business development at the DataLab
Maggie Morrison – Vice President, Public Sector at CGI Scotland
Alan Bonner – Founder and past CEO at Pinnacle Technology Group plc
Kenny Fraser – CEO at Triscribe, founder and CEO of Sunstone Communications Ltd
Paul Neeson – Principle, Scottish Equity Partners
Richard Marshall – General Manager, Scotland, Chelsea Apps Factory
Joe Pacitti – Managing Director, CeeD Scotland and Chair, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Scotland
Mike Crockart – Transformation Lead, The Scottish Government
The night went off without a hitch in front of an audience comprised of the Scottish tech industry. Not only was it a highly enjoyable evening it was also an excellent opportunity for informal networking on the part of the attendees.