Last night, leading technology business BigHand, won the UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award at the
2017 UK IT Industry Awards. The Awards are a platform for the entire profession to celebrate best practice,
innovation and excellence.
For the UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship category, the judges looked for a new product or service that has
delivered measurable benefit for customers and can demonstrate the potential to be an important product
for customers worldwide. BigHand was recognised for its task delegation tool, BigHand Now, and the notable
results it has delivered for its customers in the legal industry.
Ian Churchill, CEO of BigHand comments: “We are delighted to have been awarded the UK Innovation and
Entrepreneurship Award. At BigHand, we are proud to have a customer-led product strategy, and it’s fantastic
to receive recognition for creating the tools that help our customers to deliver their services with ease.”
Paul Fletcher, Group Chief Executive Officer of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT said: “The standard of
applications we received this year was outstanding, showcasing some of the brightest and best in our industry.
The winners stood out as exceptional and inspiring, and should be very proud of their success.”
Stuart Sumner, Editor of Computing, added: “Very well done to the winners and those who were highly
commended on their achievements. The UK IT Industry Awards are rigorously judged and truly celebrate
innovation and professionalism in IT today. To emerge as a winner or runner up is a major accomplishment.”