4TH EDITION (2014)
Winners & Finalists by Category
Category – Best B2B Application
Winners – Concessionaire Analyser – Shireburn Software
Shireburn’s Concessionaire Analyzer is the first software solution in the world that allows airports to control, manage, analyse and ultimately boost their non-aeronautical revenues, which today accounts for 44% of airport revenues globally. A world first and already operational at Malta International Airport, St.Maarten International Airport , Gibraltar International Airport and more recently at Keflavik Airport in Iceland. Through comprehensive data collection of sales Concessionaire Analyzer commands strong reporting capabilities which enable airports to better understand sales and revenue patterns.
Finalists – 2x Software, 6PM
Category – Best eGovernment Initiative
Winners – eForms – MITA
The eForms platform is the Government‘s central infrastructural building block aimed to enable the migration of paper-based and public-services, traditionally offered through front offices, to electronic means. The platform is a workflow- based application which allows Government to Citizen,vernment to Business and Government to Government interactions 24 by 7 from anywhere with an internet connection. Developed by MITA, eForms provides an unprecedented functionality which allows citizens to view progress at every stage of the application.
Category – Best eCommerce Site (B2C)
Winners – Mothercare – KPMG Crimsonwing
Driven by its vision to offer a world class multi-channel experience to their customers worldwide Mothercare aims to generate significant proportion of total sales by 2015.Committed to reach this target Mothercare International has commissioned Crimsonwing to develop a state-of-the-art e-Commerce platform which besides includes all regular functionalities one would except from a premium platform it also incorporates a live chat functionality as well as a ‘collect in store‘ facility.
Finalists – Laferla Insurance – ICON, Express Group – ICON
Category – Best Use of the Cloud
Winners – eCabs – iMovo
Whilst you may still initiate the taxi booking process through a telephone call, the rest is left to a booking-engine developed by iMOVO, which is fully integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and PBX telephony application. So, each time a customer calls the system automatically brings up the relevant customer details. The booking-engine is fully integrated with GPS and google maps technology which enable the tracking of each cab. Using a geo-fencing system, a personalised SMS is sent to waiting customers alerting them that a pick-up is imminent.
Finalists – MITA, Webit
Category – Best Use of Social Media
Winners – Public Broadcasting Services (Eurovision Song Contest) – MPS
Dubbed, the most successful social media campaign by the participating countries during the last edition of the Eurovision, PBS’s innovative approach of using a series of mini competitions managed to engage wide audiences across no less than 63 countries. Using Twitter, Facebook and YouTube the campaign was monitored through various A/B testing in order to optimise efforts and marketing budget spending as the campaign unfolded. The Selfie contest stood out particularly with approximately 35000 unique views and 500 entries who knew that their image would be seen by some 100 million viewers. Surely, this campaign was a feather in the cap of MPS Marketing and Communications.
Finalists – iMovo, New York Best – Anchovy
Category – Best App
Winners – Island Hotels (iCaterer) – Mangion & Lightfoot
Thanks to iCaterer app marrying couples can now plan, select and price various wedding catering packages. This very engaging and informative interface provides a step- by- step process for the selection of venue, date, menu and packages. Developed by Mangion & Lightfoot, this app is designed both as a strong brand builder for clients’ usability as well as a business tool where its analytics provide management with information that will enable it to refine its offerings based on customers’ insights.
Finalists – University of Malta – Alert, General Soft Drinks – Seasus
Category – Most Innovative Solution
Winners – Laferla Insurance – ICON
Built on ICON’s award-winning SNAP content management system this platform has taken the client’s quotation experience to the next level where users can watch pricing of services changing in real-time thanks to a dynamic quotation and discounting system. Hosting a wide range of insurance products that can be purchased online renewals can be seamlessly affected on line whilst full transaction histories are only a couple of key strokes away.
Finalists – eCabs – iMovo, Express Group – ICON
Category – Best MBA Dissertation
Winner – Ms Sharon Grima, Winning Solution Writeup
Finalists – Arthur Gerada, George Spiteri
Category – Best BSC Dissertation
Winner – Ms Rachel Bugeja, Winning Solution Writeup
Finalists – Jessica Montebello, Jean Paul Grech