Awards
The CIS Technology Excellence Award

The CIS Technology Excellence Award identifies and recognises an organisation’s focus on advancing their business through the use of Information Technology.

Entries are Closed

Entry to the Oxfordshire Business Awards 2018 will open on Wednesday 6 December 2017. Entries close on Friday 9 March 2018, with all second stage application forms being completed and submitted by Friday 16 March 2018.

Areas of focus include, but are not limited to a continued use of best practice including, remaining at the leading edge of technology including improved customer experience through the use of IT, consolidation of systems, efficiency increases through the use of IT systems or a digital transformation project.

This Award is open to any organisation irrespective of size or market sector.  The business must show a consistent investment in best practice technology. 

The use of best practice technology should have a measurable outcome which can be demonstrated for example through USP’s, KPI’s, customer retention or satisfaction, operational efficiencies or increase in sales etc.

Applications should give a clear description of the reason for adoption of the technology selected, including the steps taken pre and post implementation. The use of IT should have a continued measured outcome and be able to demonstrate a clear roadmap for its implementation. The judges will be looking for unique offerings either in the vertical market you are in or how the IT or technology has been adopted or implemented to suit your business. 

Evidence in support of the application is welcome, including: business plans, supporting financial information, marketing, deliverable results or case studies.