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Awards

Award for Innovation Excellence

Individual Award for Service to Special Interest Groups

 

The Infor Public Sector User Forum Award for Innovation Excellence serves to promote and celebrates the outstanding work being undertaken and delivered by individuals and teams working in the public sector using Infor products and services.

Recognition is given each year at the Infor Public Sector User Forum Conference with the awarding of one award to an individual or team.  It is an expectation that the winner will make a presentation on their award winning project at the upcoming conference.


Winner will receive $5000 towards Infor Consulting!


Please refer to the Award Criteria below. 


Send your nomination to awards@ipsuforum.com by no later than 
15 July 2018.



Past Winners 


City of Geelong


City of West Torrens


City of Ballarat - Online Only

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City of Wollongong - Utilisation of ePathway

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Do you want to recognise someone for their contribution to the Special Interest Groups? 

Special Interest Groups exist across New Zealand and Australia at various levels depending on the area’s organisation.

Special Interest Groups foster information sharing, education, research, discussion and collaboration among Infor and public sector staff using Infor products Pathway and Hansen.

You might want to recognise them for their excellence in the following areas: 

  • Involvement in the organisation of a specific SIG, or their state/country.
  • Continual contribution to the SIG hierarchy over a long period of time.
  • Contribution to the improvement of the SIG hierarchy organisation.
  • Contribution to the development of software Pathway/Hansen or integration
    via  demonstrations, documents, holding special meetings, collaborating with other sites and Infor etc.
  • Contribution to the advancement of education by sharing their knowledge, business processes and documentation with others.

    Please refer to the Award Criteria below. 

Send your nomination to awards@ipsuforum.com by no later than 
31 July 2018.





2018 Award Criteria for Innovation Excellence

2018 Award Criteria for Service to Special Interest Groups

  1. The project / initiative being nominated must involve the use of Infor products or services and should demonstrate new ways of leading, facilitating, administering, controlling or ensuring a particular outcome is achieved.  It should make positive changes to processes or practices, demonstrate best practice, the pursuit of excellence in the delivery of a service to the community or a specified target market that is continued into the future.

  2. Nominations may be made by organisations such as a Council or public utility, or a group of such organisations, if collaboration is involved.  Special Interest Groups (SIG) may also nominate.

  3.  Organisations may make more than one nomination in one year however any project / initiative cannot be renominated in subsequent years.  The nomination must be relevant for example project has recently been completed in the current or last financial year.

  4. The User Forum Executive judge the Award based on the information submitted and the decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into in relation to the decision.

  5. The winner/s will each receive a statuette and where an individual is awarded, the organisation they represent will also receive a replica of the statuette.   The winning organisation will receive a prize of $5000 which is to be used towards Infor Consulting.  

  6. Nominations must be received no later than 15 July 2018 and the winner will be expected to present their award winning project at the conference in the same year.


Information Required

As much information should be included in your submission as possible. Further information cannot be submitted at a later date.

Try and include as much information as possible with your submission and below are some questions you could use, but your submission need not be limited to these questions alone.


  1. How were Infor software or services were used to achieve the project / initiative objectives?
  2. Was your project / initiative unique or have any defining features?
  3. Why did you do it?
  4. Who was involved?
  5. What made the project / initiative effective, cost benefit?
  6. Have you shared your project / initiative with other organisations and has it been used by any of these organisations?
  7. Has the project / initiative been instrumental in progressing changes to Infor service delivery or influenced proposed software development?
  8. Has the project / initiative had a positive impact on the organisation/s public image?
  9. Any other information you believe would support the nomination.




1.  Each State SIG of the Infor User Forum can nominate any person* from their state for this award, who is a staff member of a site holding current financial membership of the Infor User Forum.  

2.  The User Forum Executive judge the Award based on the information submitted.
3.  The judging panel's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into in relation to the decision.
4.  The winner will receive a statuette.

*Please note:  Current executive members cannot be nominated for this Award

Information Required

As much information should be included in your submission as possible. Further information cannot be submitted at a later date.

The following should be included in your submission if they are applicable, but your submission need not be limited to these questions alone.

1.  Positions held in Special Interest Groups
2.  Length of term positions held
3.  Examples of how the award nominee has contributed to the SIGs
4.  Length of  involvement in management of SIGs
5.  Impact on SIGs and members
6.  Has their involvement been instrumental in progressing changes to service delivery, software development, impact on SIG/s image and growth or knowledge sharing?
7.  Has their involvement had an impact on the information shared between Australian State SIGs or between Australia and New Zealand?
8.  Any other anecdotal information that you believe would support their nomination.
9.  Nominations must be received no later than 31 July 2018.