Celebrating Inspiration, Innovation & Growth – [email protected] ICT Awards 2014

Celebrating Inspiration, Innovation & Growth - P@SHA ICT Awards 2014 | PakistanTribe.comKARACHI – The Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES ([email protected]) celebrated its 11th annual [email protected] ICT Awards 2o14 at a grand gala event on November 15, 2014 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi.

Leading dignitaries from the Pakistani ICT sector gathered along with representatives from foreign missions, government, academia and the business sector at yet another dazzling awards night that lauded the innovative achievers from amongst Pakistan’s ICT sector.

The [email protected] ICT Awards aim to provide recognition to the software and service applications by providing them an opportunity to gain local, regional and international exposure; acknowledging creativity, innovation and excellence in Pakistan’s Information and Communications Technologies sector.

“As always we received an overwhelming number of amazing entries this year as well. It is so exciting to see such brilliant work being done in the country. However, this year we are pleased to have innovators from Peshawar join the list of winners from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad highlighting the amazing pool of talent from all corners of Pakistan.” said Jehan Ara – President of [email protected] “More young people are creating really innovative solutions for the world market and are managing to attract investment for their ventures,” she added.

Chairman [email protected], Dr. Shoab A. Khan was of the opinion that the emphasis on research and innovation is impressive and is improving Pakistan’s stature as a source of technology and creativity. “The public and private sector institutions need to join hands to ensure that this specialized field benefits Pakistan through the creation of high value jobs and efficiency of government and business processes,” he said.

Panels of judges from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad faced quite a challenge as they judged some of the finest software products and service offering from Pakistan. This year the [email protected] ICT Awards announced 49 exceptional entries as the best innovators in the 17 product and 15 service categories.

The winners from the product categories of the [email protected] ICT Awards 2014 will be part of the [email protected] delegation from Pakistan that will compete at the APICTA (Asia Pacific ICT Awards) in Jakarta, Indonesia against 17 IT economies including Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Key stakeholders from the IT Community who were present at the [email protected] ICT Awards 2014 event and the Conference highlighted the need for policies that facilitate the growth of the ICT sector and did not hamper its development. Emphasis on the grooming of talent to enable companies to scale and the need to explore a changing export landscape were also part of the discourse.

[email protected] ICT Awards 2014 Winners’ List

Health & Well Being

Winner

Product: CureICE

Company: CureMD

Runners Up

Product: CloudClinik

Company: INFOGISTIC

Product: mHealth Solution

Company: FINCON Services

Inclusion & Community

Winner

Product: FESF

Company: Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF)

 

Financial Industry Application

Winner

Product: Unison 2.0

Company: Avanza Solutions

 

Runner Up

Product: PayAxis Payment Gateway

Company: TPS Pakistan

 

Security

Runner Up

Product: T-Cloud

Company: Tranchulas Pvt. Ltd.

 

E-Learning

Winner

Product: Pashto Dictionary

Company: Broadway Solutions

Runners Up

Product: Maktab.pk

Company: Quest Entertainment

Product: EduStars

Company: A2Z Creatorz

Application Tools & Platforms

Winner

Product: Remote Interview

Company: PiLabs

Runner Up

Product: IRIS 4.0

Company: TPS Pakistan

 

Media & Entertainment Technology

Winner

Product: VASI

Company: TechArete and BurqStream

Runner Up

Product: Ingrain

Company: Eyedeus Labs

Government & Public Sector

Runners Up

Product: Electronic Voting Machine (EVM)

Company: AKSA – SDS

Product: Software System for Pensions

Company: Abacus Consulting

Tourism & Hospitality

Winner

Product: EatOye!

Company: EatOye!

 

Sustainability & Environment Technology

Runner Up

Product: Jul Bhuj

Company: Zaheen Machines

Research & Development

Winner

Product: Safer Mines

Company: NUST

Runners Up

Product: Frame Store Timing Card

Company: AKSA-SDS

Product: Panoscan

Company: BurqStream

Start-Up

Winner

Company Deal Today

Runners Up

Company: Eyedeus Labs

Company: Bookme

Tertiary Student Project

Winner

Product: Smart Steth

Company: NUST

 

Runners Up

Product: AdMonSoft

Company: NED

Product: TRex Tremor Reader

Company: NUST

School Project

Winner

Product: Automatic Papers

Company: KITE

Mobile Application

Winner

Product: Olaround

Company: Bramerz

Runner Up

Product: Intellistats

Company: Arbisoft

 

Gender Diversity

Winner

Company: NetSol Technologies

 

Runners Up

Company: WeRPlay

Company: Bramerz

 

BPO

Winner

Company: Systems Limited

Social Media (IT Company)

Winner

Company: PakWheels.com

Runner Up

Company: EfroTech Services

 

Animation

Winner

Product: Transformers Battle Masters Ad (3D)

Company: Ice Animations

Brand Management

Winner

Company: Lumensoft Technologies

 

Runners Up

Company: Systems Limited

Company: Invest2Innovate

CSR

Winner

Company: Launchpad Interactive

Runner Up

Company: Lumensoft Technologies

 

Managed Services

Winner

Company: Viper Technologies

Runner Up

Company: DotZero

 

Project Management

Winner

Company: TPS Pakistan

 

Runner Up

Company: Sefam Pvt. Ltd.

 

Service Innovation

Winner

Company: INFOGISTIC

 

Export Growth

Winner

Company: WeRPlay

 

Runner Up

Company: NetSol Technologies

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