Microsoft Digital Britain Awards: call for entries

Microsoft has teamed up with a selection of businesses to create the Digital Britain Awards.

They will recognise and promote leading British companies that are achieving quantifiable business success through adoption and exploitation of information technology and the internet within their organisation.

An award presentation and gala dinner will take place on 8th June at 7.00pm at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington.

Awards Categories:

There are fifteen Digital Britain Awards, divided into the following five categories. Entry for the awards is FREE.

To find out more about the awards in each category and to nominate your business, access the Digital Britain website at

Knowledge Management Business Awards:
Best use of IT for improved decision making
Best use of IT for enhanced innovation
Best use of IT for maximising customer value
Best use of IT for continuous improvement

Knowledge Management Technology Awards:
Best collaboration solution
Best data warehousing/business intelligence solution
Best content & document management/workflow solution
Best customer relationship management solution in association with Management Consultancy magazine.
The award recognises the best IT solution to deliver:
a positive and consistent customer experience across multipleaccess channels
seamless integration of front and back-office legacy systems
sales, marketing and customer service benefits

E-Commerce Awards
Best consumer e-commerce site
Best business e-commerce site
Best value chain solution

Best e-procurement solution in association with Financial Director magazine.
The award recognises the best use of IT to improve:
Corporate purchasing efficiencies
Organisational effectiveness
Customer/supplier collaboration

Public Sector Award
Best use of IT by public sector organisation

Microsoft Awards
Best knowledge management solution built on the Microsoft platform
Best e-commerce solution built on the Microsoft platform

Entry Process:
All entries must be completed via the web entry form on at
Entry is FREE.
Complete the entry form, indicating which categories you wish to enter, before 28th April 2000.
Judging of entries will take place on 9th May 2000.
Shortlisted entries will be announced by mid May 2000.
Winners will be announced at a prestigious evening ceremony at theRoyal Garden Hotel, Kensington, London on 8th June 2000.

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