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Computerworld Excellence Awards 2008 open

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 27-Feb-2008 16:14

Are you involved in the New Zealand IT landscape? I just got a notification that the Computerworld Excellence Awards 2008 is now open for entries.

According to the e-mail, the Computerworld Excellence Awards is "calling for entries from ICT professionals who can demonstrate an outstanding application of technology".

The Computerworld Excellence Awards website lists these categories:

  • CIO of the Year
  • ICT Educator of the Year
  • Young ICT Talent
  • Excellence in the Use of ICT for Customer Service
  • Excellence in the Use of ICT in Government
  • Excellence in the Use of ICT in Health
  • Excellence in Infrastructure Innovation
  • Excellence in the Use of ICT in an SME
  • Best Mobile, Wireless or Telecommunication Solution
  • Best Sustainable ICT Project
  • Innovative Use of ICT
  • Most Successful Project Implementation
  • Overall Excellence in the Use of ICT


  • This year Computerworld has introduced some new awards, including for the ICT Educator of the Year, Excellence in Infrastructure Innovation and Best Sustainable ICT Project. I would like to see something for technology startups as well - although some could claim "Innovative Use of ICT" could fit the category.

    Three of these are individual awards (ICT Educator of the Year, Young ICT Talent and CIO of the Year) and the others are team awards.

    Final submissions due by Friday 11 April.

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