Medallists of the e-GIF Awards 2005

e-GIF Accreditation Authority Public Sector Award

Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council is the largest of 32 local authorities in Scotland with a total of 79 wards. The Council is responsible for the delivery of all local authority services to the city and its 600,000 residents. The City Council is one of Scotland's largest organizations with approximately 36,000 employees and a gross annual budget of over £2.4 billion. The Council's e-Government Technical Strategy "enabling a 21st Century City" highlights the importance of Interoperability to the achievement of its Access Glasgow vision for employing technology to meet its Key Objectives for both the City and its people.

Essex County Council / BT Partnership

Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest local authorities in England and Wales, serving a population of around 1.3 million and employing some 40,000 staff. BT Consulting & Systems Integration carries out major projects for public sector organizations and employs more than 700 people with skills and experience in this market. Essex County Council currently works in Partnership with BT Consulting & Systems Integration to radically transform the way information technology is used within the organization, realise new opportunities and improve service delivery to the citizens of Essex.

Department for Education and Skills - Data Services Group

The Department for Education and Skills was established with the purpose of creating opportunity, releasing potential and achieving excellence for all. Our aims are to give children an excellent start in education, to enable young people to equip themselves with life and work skills and to encourage adults to achieve their full potential through learning. The DfES Data Services Group was one of the first public sector organizations to achieve full e-GIF Accredited status.

Adapters Club (ODPM National Project)

The Adapters Club is an ODPM sponsored project working with suppliers and local authorities to define common integration definitions that can be utilised to build standardised adapters relevant across multiple local authority and public sector organizations, to reduce their implementation costs and encourage common disciplines. The Adapters Club facilitates the discussion, definition and development of e-GIF compliant XML schema, which are mapped to business transactions defined within the esd-Toolkit to ensure the widest possible applicability and reuse.

e-GIF Accreditation Authority Private Sector Award

Lorien Public Sector

Lorien Public Sector is Lorien Group PLC's channel into the public sector, delivering a broad but focussed range of flexible IT and business driven services in support of the core e- delivery, operational and legislatively led initiatives facing customers within both local and central government. Our consultancy and delivery services can be procured either on a fixed Price or on a T&M (Time & Materials) basis. Lorien Public Sector are founding Sponsors of the e-GIF Accreditation Authority.

Parity

As the UK's leading IT training company, Parity excels at instructor-led training and tailored training programmes, offering a range of learning solutions devised to meet the unique nature of our clients' requirements. Whatever your business objectives, we can help you manage the skills you need, through skills audit and consultancy, graduate development, blended learning, outsourced learning and managed services. Whether your training needs are complex or straight-forward, involve many or few, Parity is confident that we can make the difference.

Logica CMG

LogicaCMG is a major international force in IT services and wireless telecoms. It provides management and IT consultancy, systems integration and outsourcing services to clients across diverse markets including telecoms, financial services, energy and utilities, industry, distribution and transport and the public sector. LogicaCMG employs around 21,000 staff in offices across 35 countries and has more than 40 years of experience in IT services. Headquartered in Europe, LogicaCMG is listed on both the London and Amsterdam stock exchanges.

DPS Software

DPS Software provides the legal and commercial market, with a family of applications that provide comprehensive electronic case and file management solutions for any are of procedural work. Their solutions integrate document assembly, task and work management, email, and scanned documents and images. Team Talk their digital dictation solution has full work flow management and team working facilities. It can either be used as a stand alone dictation management solution or integrated with their case systems. DPS are a Microsoft Certified Partner and all their products use MS SQL as the database engine.