Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Congratulations to the Izzy Savage who has been shortlisted for the Best Student Placement Award

Congratulations to Izzy Savage, BSc Informatics with Employment Experience, who has been shortlisted for Best Student Placement Award in the 2016 National Undergraduate Employability Student Awards following a placement year as Technical Specialist at IBM in 2014/15. This is a fantastic achievement.

"This Award celebrates the amazing contribution that students make to businesses across the UK and abroad. Our finalists have made a genuine, measurable impact to their business whilst on placement."

Izzy was involved in a number of technical and client facing projects at IBM including:
  • Demonstrating the capability of IBM’s Analytical tools to several clients including a leading UK supermarket
  • Successfully developing and demonstrating ‘art of the possible’ applications to allow clients to easily understand how IBM can solve some of their industry pain points
  • Creating an asset for client executives within the Banking and Insurance industry that aids in creating new discussions with clients
  • Creating internal education videos for IBM Industry Technical Leaders for Retail, to inform those within the industry
  • Leadership in the delivery of a three day technical Interconnect event in Madrid.
The award ceremony is February 12th, 2016. Good luck Izzy!

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