Our IT Team has been shortlisted for a Housing Heroes award 2014

04 April 2014

We're pleased to announce that our IT team has been shortlisted for the IT team of the year award at this year’s Housing Heroes awards.

The awards, organised by Inside Housing and the Charted Institute of Housing shine a light on the 'unsung heroes' of the housing world, recognising and rewarding them for their contribution in making housing such a vibrant and caring sector.

The team has been shortlisted for all the work they’ve achieved in completing our transformational ‘Take on the Future’ programme. The programme saw us refocus our area, reshape our services, and refresh our ways of working. This included the relocation of over 400 staff from six offices into one central office. The IT team kitted out the brand new office with the latest technology, equipped all staff with mobile devices and applications, and implemented a unified communications solution, making it easy for staff to talk to each other.

They also centralised the IT infrastructure which saves thousands of pounds each year.

Mandy Garrett, Head of IT said “It’s fantastic that the team have received recognition for the work they’ve achieved this year. I’m proud of my staff, for their can-do attitudes, their creativity and their belief. Nothing phased them, and they surpassed all expectations.

Through the successful delivery of Take on the Future, we’ve shown that we’re a sector leader and innovator in our approach to technology and how it can lead business transformation. We’re massively proud of what we’ve achieved.”

The winner of the award will be announced at the award ceremony in Manchester on Monday 23 June.


To read more about the awards, click here


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