2019 InfoTech WNY BETAS Nomination Categories

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Category This award will honor and recognize...

Student in Technology

A student who distinguishes his or herself in technology studies, demonstrates solid academics, and possesses good character.

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Woman in Technology/ Small -Medium Size Business

A Woman in the WNY Technology Industry who designs and/or conceives innovative technological concepts that are proven through her accomplishments. A Woman who has accelerated and advanced her career beyond typical performance expectations (including work in the community). Company of 100 employees or less.

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Woman in Technology/ Large Business

A Woman in the WNY Technology Industry who designs and/or conceives innovative technological concepts that are proven through her accomplishments. A Woman who has accelerated and advanced her career beyond typical performance expectations (including work in the community). Company of 100 employees or more.

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Social Media Award

The purpose of the Social Media Award is to recognize companies that have made significant contributions to their success through exemplary social media achievements and customer engagement. 

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Best Website

A website is not just a digital business card; it must be a unique experience that has to be quick, responsive and well designed to lead customers to you. We will be judging based on great content, structure and navigation, along with functionality, stunning visual design, and of course easy to use and fast to load!  

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 I.T. Leader/ Small - Medium Size Business

The Technology Leader of the Year award recognizes a business information technology professional responsible for an IT department within small to medium companies. This deserving person is a self-aware, authentic leader who empowers their staff, promotes an awesome, collaborative workplace culture, and leverages technology to solve real business problems. Typically senior IT executives, including CXO, CIOs, CTOs, VP/Director of IT, CISO, or similar. Company of 100 employees or less. 

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 I.T. Leader/ Large Business

The Technology Leader of the Year award recognizes a business information technology professional responsible for an IT department within large businesses. This deserving person is a self-aware, authentic leader who empowers their staff, promotes an awesome, collaborative workplace culture, and leverages technology to solve real business problems.  Typically, senior IT executives, including CXO, CIOs, CTOs, VP/Director of IT, CISO, or similar. Company of 100 employees or more.

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Tech Culture of the Year - Start Up

The Tech Culture Award honors a Technology company that fosters a creative, collaborative workplace culture that has helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage. Employees love coming to work and their customers know it!

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Tech Culture of the Year - Established

The Tech Culture Award honors a Technology company that fosters a creative, collaborative workplace culture that has helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage. Employees love coming to work and their customers know it!

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Community Leadership in Technology

Community Leadership Award recognizes an individual for their role as a community leader and actively volunteers in professional service to the broader IT community. This leadership may be demonstrated in a variety of ways, through both formal and informal roles, including appointed, elected, or volunteer positions within the WNY Community.  Contributions are expected to be at a level beyond an institution, with broad reach across the professional community.

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Innovative Technology of the Year

The Innovative Technology of the Year Award recognizes the best and most innovative product in the areas of software development, cloud computing, big data analytics, and machine learning. This technology showcases the best product available coming out of the WNY Technology Community.

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Project Manager of the Year powered by PMI Buffalo

In honor of excellence in project management, the Project Management Institute Buffalo Chapter (PMI Buffalo) is sponsoring the Project Manager of the Year award. 

The Project Manager:

Worked on a project that primarily occurred during the last year

Demonstrated exceptional leadership and communication skills with project stakeholders

Demonstrated exceptional strategic, business and technical contribution to the project

Demonstrated knowledge and implementation of the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) methodologies

Preferably but not required: PMI (Project Management Institute) member in good standing

Preferably but not required: Holds a PMP (Project Management Professional) certification or similar training/credentials (PMI-ACP, CSM etc.)

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