Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The 2019 Umbraco Award Winners

Scenes from the 2019 Umbraco Awards 🏆

The yearly Umbraco Award show has just taken place at Codegarden, Odense, Denmark. And what a show 🤩!

All 10 award categories were handed out to the talented winners while a room full of 700+ Umbracians from all over the world applauded each and every one of them 👏    

Congratulations to all nominees and winner and thank you to everyone who’s submitted their Umbraco project to this year’s Umbraco Award.

The following is a basic list of all nominees and winners including links to their solutions/project. The winner solution also has a comment from the jury. If you want more information about the winners, please keep an eye on here - the Umbraco Blog - in the coming weeks, as we’ll be posting a more thorough description of the award show, the nominees and the winners.

Until then:

… and the winners are 🥁:

Best Cloud Solution

Nominees:

The Reference with the site; Vivaldis: https://www.vivaldisinterim.be/nl/

Uniform with the site; Scott Brownrigg: https://www.scottbrownrigg.com/

AKQA with the site; Carlsberg brandsite: https://www.carlsberg.com/en/

The Winner:

The Reference with the site; Vivaldis: https://www.vivaldisinterim.be/nl/

A site that shows the ease of integration in Umbraco Cloud

 

Best Custom Solution

Nominees:

Perplex Digital with the site; Wagenborg Ferry Services: https://www.wpd.nl

Site Point GmbH with the site; App-for.me: www.app-for.me

Screenmedia with the app; Scottish Ambulance Service Appl: App solution

The Winner:

Perplex Digital with the site; Wagenborg Ferry Services (https://www.wpd.nl)

There are a lot of moving parts in this solution, including not just software integrations but hardware ones too, for making payments. The impressive increase in sales volume speaks for itself. This solution just does it all. A full service delivered through the platform.



Best Design

Nominees:

DotControl with the site; National Geographic Photo Contest:  https://www.nationalgeographicfotowedstrijd.nl

Yoyo Design with the site; A Story About Trusts: https://astoryabouttrusts.co.uk/

Bazooka with the site; Besqab - built for people: www.besqab.se  

The Winner:

Yoyo Design with the site; A Story About Trusts: https://astoryabouttrusts.co.uk/

This site leaves me with a nice feeling and it has managed to make finding information about trusts interesting! Who knew that banking could get this sexy. Beautiful design.

 

Best Editing Experience

Nominees:

Arlanet - Digital Engineers with the site; Lobster Ink: https://lobsterink.com/

The Scylla Group, Inc with the siet; Rubbermaid Commercial Products: https://www.rubbermaidcommercial.com/

Made by Crunch / uSkinned with the project; uSkinned Starter Kits/Themes for Umbraco; https://uskinned.net 

The Winner:

The Scylla Group, Inc with the site; Rubbermaid Commercial Products: https://www.rubbermaidcommercial.com/

Amazing use of content blocks, content options and preview functionality. An impressive array of customisations available to modules.”



Best New Tech

Nominees:

The Scylla Group, Inc. with the project; Headless CMS for ALEXA Skills: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VD9kC0QpwVo&feature=youtu.be

DotControl with the project; National Geographic Photo Contest: https://www.nationalgeographicfotowedstrijd.nl

Perplex Digital with the project; Talk to my Umbraco website via Google Home: https://our.umbraco.com/packages/backoffice-extensions/beta-talk-to-my-umbraco-website-by-perplex/

The Winner:

DotControl with the project; National Geographic Photo Contest: https://www.nationalgeographicfotowedstrijd.nl

A beautiful example of how AI and an intuitive workflow can be combined to save a lot of time for all users of the site.



Best Package

Nominees:

SSA Backend with the package; Tinifier: https://our.umbraco.com/packages/backoffice-extensions/tinifier/

Jan van Helvoort with the package; Hide-properties: https://github.com/janvanhelvoort/Umbraco-hide-properties

Perplex Digital with the package; Talk to my Umbraco website via Google Home: https://our.umbraco.com/packages/backoffice-extensions/beta-talk-to-my-umbraco-website-by-perplex/

The Winner:

SSA Backend with the package; Tinifier: https://our.umbraco.com/packages/backoffice-extensions/tinifier/

Brilliant and very practical tool for anyone that has ever had handed their neat, tidy and optimised site over to a content editor! Optimising images for website visitors is important for any website. Being able to do this in bulk for all images with a single click is a great time-saver. Very useful development

 

Best Gold Partner Solution

Nominees:

Fat Media Ltd with the project; Yotel: https://www.yotel.com/en

Perplex Digital with the project; Wagenborg Ferry Services: https://www.wpd.nl

Axendo with the project; VSBfonds Digitaal Aanvragen: https://digitaalaanvragen.vsbfonds.nl/ 

The Winner:

Perplex Digital with the project; Wagenborg Ferry Services: https://www.wpd.nl

There are a lot of moving parts in this solution, including not just software integrations but hardware ones too for making payments. It’s a forward-thinking, customer-centric implementation.

 

Best Certified Partner Solution

Nominees:

Uniform with the site; Scott Brownrigg: https://www.scottbrownrigg.com/

Site Point GmbH with the solution; App-for.me: www.app-for.me

Yoyo Design with the site; A Story About Trusts: https://astoryabouttrusts.co.uk/ 

The Winner:

Yoyo Design with the site; A Story About Trusts: https://astoryabouttrusts.co.uk/   

Great feedback and a very nice project. Graphically very impressive, nice graphics and transitions between pages

 

Jury’s Choice Award

Nominees:

Phosphor Ltd Trading as Phosphor Essence with the project; Niska Robotics Ice Cream Bar Kiosks and POS Interface: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugFwte1nbTk&feature=youtu.be

Phil Whittaker with the project; Positional Content: http://www.positionalcontent.com/

The Reference with the project; Vivaldis: https://www.vivaldisinterim.be/nl/

The Winner:

Phosphor Ltd Trading as Phosphor Essence with the project; Niska Robotics Ice Cream Bar Kiosks and POS Interface: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugFwte1nbTk&feature=youtu.be

Insanely innovative and intriguing - a true stand-out project!

 

Best Content App

The Winner:

byte5 digital media GmbH with the app: Linked Nodes Content App: https://our.umbraco.com/packages/backoffice-extensions/linked-nodes-content-app/

"A well built, great looking and very user-friendly content app. Anyone working with publishing and maintaining content, can benefit from the Linked Nodes app."

 

H5YR to everyone 🎉 🍾! And as mentioned, keep an eye out for a future blog post with more info about the winners, the awards etc. 

 

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