GoCardless, Splunk and Wayra were among the big winners at the techies 2017 last night, Techworld’s annual awards to celebrate innovation, disruption and entrepreneurship across the UK technology scene.
A number of startups won awards including Moneybox, Dataiku, Metail, Satchel and Genius Hub, while GoCardless and RNF Digital Innovation were handed prizes in recognition of their development teams.
Splunk managed to scoop three awards including Best Cloud Technology of the Year, Best Security Technology of the Year and The techies 2017 Grand Prix award.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists were honoured for their pioneering use of tech for the Panama Papers project, which required them to analyse 2.6 terabytes of data and 11.5 million files. Northern Ireland’s Digital Transformation Service was recognised for its work to digitise citizen services.
Wayra received the techies 2017 gong for incubator of the year, while WPS Office Software and DocuSign received awards for their mobile tech products. Acuvate Software won the Best Use of Emerging Tech category – its first ever award.