- Thames Water wins two titles and two highly commended at UK IT Industry Awards
- Winning entries include app to help reduce supply interruptions for customers
firm is investing £249 million to transform the way it works through IT and tech
Thames Water’s digital team is celebrating after winning two awards: ‘data science project of the year’ and the ‘digital transformation project of the year’ at the UK IT Industry Awards in London.
The awards, organised by BCS – the British Computer Society – set a performance benchmark in IT, recognising exceptional people, projects and technology innovation.
Thames Water provides water and wastewater services from London in the east to Swindon in the west, and continues to develop, adopt and embrace new technology in a £249m digital programme to help its customers and the environment.
Data Science Project of the Year
Digital Transformation Project of the Year
Two other Thames Water finalists were highly commended: Armna Iqbal (‘Rising star of the year’) and Andrea Norris (‘IT service and support professional of the year’)
Mike Potter, Thames Water’s digital transformation director, said: “With 15 million customers, we’re on a mission to transform the way we work through technology.
“We’re committed to working with our customers and front-line staff to co-create the apps and digital tools we need to ensure that our network is working efficiently.
“Being nominated as finalists in no less than seven categories in the UK IT Industry Awards – and coming away with two awards and two highly commended – is a huge acknowledgement of the hard work of the team, the leap the organisation has made to new agile ways of working and the high quality of the apps we’ve been developing, and the tools at our disposal.”