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Past Event - ICT Value Awards 2015 Winners

ICT VALUE AWARDS (ICTVA) 2015
RECOGNIZING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CHAMPIONS 2015
Official Trophy Sponsor: Safaricom


The ICT Value Awards avails a unique opportunity to organizations and individuals to reflect on their technology triumphs and to renew commitment to a better and brighter future in ICT. As usual, the ICT Association of Kenya appreciates the call to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding contributions that have inspired excellence within the ICT industry.

The Winners are

Category

Winner

Award of Excellence

Business Solution Excellence Award

Tezza Business Solutions

 

Best ICT Infrastructure Provider

Bell Atlantic Communication Limited

Spytrack and Surveillance

Best Enterprise Solutions Provider

Technology Today

Ujuzi Software Solutions Limited

Digital Lifestyle Excellence Award

Safaricom

 

Digital Inclusion Excellence Award

ICT Authority

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services(KUCCPS)

Best use of ICT in Education Award

Mount Kenya University

eMobilis Mobile Technology Institute

Best use of ICT (Ministry Category)

Ministry of Land, Housing & Urban Development

eCitizen Platform (Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government)

Huduma Kenya (Ministry of Devolution and Planning)

Best use of ICT (State Corporation Category)

Women Enterprise Fund

National Council for Law Reporting (Kenya Law)

ICT Company of the Year Award

Empire Microsystems

 

Best use of ICT in Financial Services

Harambee SACCO

Equitel

Digital and Virtual Learning Excellence Award

Virtual Varsity-Mount Kenya University

Digital School-Kenyatta University

Best use of ICT in Insurance

BRITAM Group Limited

 

Best use of ICT in Health

mHealth Kenya

 

Best use of ICT for Public service

Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority

 

Digital Entrepreneur Award

Kelvin Macharia Kuria (Sunrise Tracking)

Eric Kinoti (Shade Systems)

ICT News Excellence Award

Nation Media

Royal Media

Academic Solutions Excellence Award

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services(KUCCPS)

Higher Education Loans Board

Enterprise System Excellence Award

Mount Kenya University – Student Management Information System

 

ICT Leadership award

Eng. Wainaina Mungai

Dr. Cathy Mwangi (mHealth Kenya)

Eng. Victor Kyalo (ICT Authority)

Kuya, Peter Mutunga (DHL)

 

ICT Manager of the Year award

Martin Omido (Harambee Sacco)

Owen Sakawa (Brighterlite Kenya Ltd)

Best use of ICT in Counties Award

Kericho County

Wajir County

Kiambu

Social Media Excellence Award

Kenya Red Cross Society

FixMyWard.org

Overall ICTVA 2015 Winner

Mount Kenya University

 

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Past Event - The 2014 ICT Value (ICTVA) Awards

Theme: Recognizing Digital Transformation Champions 2014

The ICT Association of Kenya takes pride to celebrate the following organizations and persons who were voted for their inspiration and excellence under the various categories. Overall Winners in each category were feted at the Gala Dinner to be held on Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi. The winners are

Category

Category Champion

Award of Excellence

Best use of ICT in Counties Award

Kitui County

Elgeyo-Marakwet County
Kericho County
Wajir County
Narok County

Best use of ICT in Education Award

Mount Kenya University

 

Digital  and Virtual Learning Excellence

Virtual Campus (Mount Kenya University)

 

Best use of ICT (Ministry Category)

Ministry of Devolution & Planning

Ministry of Land, Housing & Urban Development

Best use of ICT (State Corporation Category)

Women Enterprise Fund

 

Digital Content Excellence

National Council of Law Reporting

 

Best Use of ICT in Media

Royal Media Services

 

Best Business Solution Award

Novel Technologies

 

Digital Inclusion Excellence Award

Communications Authority of Kenya

 

Best Mobile Network Service Award

Tangaza Mobile

 

Audio-Visual Solutions Excellence Award

Spytrack and Surveillance

 

Best Mobile Money Solution Award

Tangaza Pesa (Mobile Pay)

 

ICT Company of the Year Award (SME)

Empire Microsystems

Seven Seas Technologies

Distinguished Scholar Award

Prof. Jason Kitheka
Prof. Meoli Kashorda

 

Best use of ICT in Banking

Family Bank

 

Best use of ICT in Insurance

Jubilee Insurance

Invesco Assurance Ltd
Kenya Orient Insurance Ltd

Best use of ICT in Health

Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)

mHealth: Kenya

Best use of ICT for Public service

Huduma Kenya (Ministry of Devolution and Planning)

IFMIS (National Treasury)

Best ICT Infrastructure Provider

 

 

Best Enterprise Solutions Provider

Fintech Kenya Ltd

BTI Millman

Best Internet Service Provider

Liquid Telecom

 

Digital Service Provider of the Year

East Africa Data Handlers

Onfon Media

Academic Solutions Excellence Award

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS)

Teachers Service Commission

ICT Leadership award

Hon. Ann Waiguru
Hon. Charity Ngilu
 Mr. Oscar Ikinu
Mr. James Mworia
Mr. Francis Wangusi

ICT CEO of the Year

Mr. George Njoroge

 

ICT Manager of the Year award

Mr. Joseph Komba Mworia
Mr. James Muritu

 

Social Media Utility Award

Kenya Red Cross
Mr. Larry Madowo

 

ICT Woman of the Year award

Dr Cathy Mwangi

Emma Ngute
Eunice Mulwa

Overall Winner-ICT Value Awards

Mount Kenya University

 


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2013 ICT Champions Gala Awards Winners

The outcome of the 2013 ICTVA Awards Competition is as follows:

ICT VALUE AWARDS (ICTVA) WINNERS LIST 2013

CATEGORY

WINNER

Best use of ICT -Parastatal - State Agency

Kenya Power
Kenya Revenue Authority

Best use of ICT Ministry Category

The National Treasury

ICT Company of the year award

Empire Microsystems Ltd

Best Business solution award

iSolutions Associates

Best use of ICT in Insurance

BRITAM

Best use of ICT in Banking

Family Bank

BPO Training Excellence award

Kenya Methodist University

Best use of ICT in Education Award

Mount Kenya University

Best use of ICT (Digital Content Category)

Nation Media

Best use of ICT in Media

Standard Media Group

Excellence in Use of ICT (Broadcasting)

Royal Media Services

Best use of ICT in Health

Aga Khan University Hospital

Best use of ICT in counties award

Kiambu county

Best Mobile Apps award

Mpesa - Safaricom

Social Media Star Award

Kenya Red Cross
Dennis Itumbi

Best use of ICT for Citizen Engagement

Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)

Best ICT lifestyle award

OLX Kenya

Best Innovation Award

Safaricom Kenya

Best Digital Inclusion Award

Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET)
Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK)

ICT woman of the year Award

Judy Mwende Gatabaki

ICT Manager of the year award

Joseph M Komba
Maurice Okello
James Muritu

Distinguished Scholars Award

Dr. Gilbert Barasa Mugeni
Prof Gregory Wanyembi
Prof Robert Gateru
Dr. John M. Kihoro
Prof Timothy Waema

Lifetime ICT Achievement Award

Hon.  Eng. James Rege
Dr. Bitange Ndemo
Hon. Mutahi Kagwe
Hon. Samuel Poghisio

ICT value Award – Overall Winner

Mount Kenya University

The 2013 (ICTVA) Awards Summary

The 2013 ICT Value (ICTVA) Awards were presented at a lavish Dinner at the Intercontinental on Wednesday, December 18 2013. Various high ranking government officials also attended the colorful Awards ceremony dubbed ICT Champions @50 which was presided over by the Leader of Majority in Parliament Hon. Aden Duale. These inaugural awards were a resounding success with over 200 senior ICT professionals in the gathering that included Members of Parliament, Permanent Secretaries, University Vice Chancellors, CEOs and County Executives.

The awards sought to recognize and celebrate excellence in the ICT sector, rewarding professional achievements and outstanding impacts in the industry. They recognized the very best achievements including the rising stars in the industry as well as multiple entities that are of growing importance in the ICT sector.

The 2013 Judging Panel comprised of six judges all of whom are individuals with a strong ethos for ICT excellence. These are:

  1. Dr. Eng. Thomas Senaji- Kenya Methodist University
  2. Dr. Tonny Omwansa-University of Nairobi
  3. Mr. John Walubengo-Multimedia University
  4. Dr Sanjeeva Shukra- BCI International
  5. Dr. Nixon Muganda-University of Cape town
  6. Prof. Elijah Omwenga-University of Nairobi

The following aspects among other considerations formed the key basis of the assessment criteria:

  1. Unique value proposition
  2. Business potential of the solution (Universality) including its ability to be exploited through different platforms
  3. Operational capacity including key manpower experiences, technical and technology knowledge and strategic collaborations
  4. Best practice in usage of ICT
  5. Improved efficiency and effectiveness in offering Services
  6. Excellent Return on Investment
  7. Well implemented and able to show result of implementation
  8. Reduction in Business Operation Cost
  9. Increased Business Efficiency and improved Revenue
  10. Use of ICT as a strategic business tool
  11. Good user feedback
  12. Indicative Results Before and After Implementation
  13. Creativity and appeal

The judging criterion also paid regard to the following fundamentals;

  1. Outstanding commitment to the ICT industry through continuous product innovation Demonstration of outstanding technology acumen and creativity
  2. Risk-taking initiatives which have fundamentally altered the status quo paving way for novel solutions
  3. Proven track record of finding new and better ways of doing business thus continually pushing the boundary in the ICT industry
  4. Excellent use of Technology in problem-solving
  5. Exemplary service to the ICT sector, through philanthropic initiatives and efforts to foster a positive environment

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