Friday 29 May 2020
We are proud to announce our 5 nominations for the Data News Awards For Excellence 2020.
NRB & Afelio are nominated in the following categories:
- Enterprise Application Innovator of the Year – NRB
- Customer Centric IT Company – NRB
- IT Services Company of the Year (Large) – NRB
- Enterprise Application Innovator of the Year – Afelio
- Belgian Scaleup Company of the Year – Afelio
The first category "Enterprise Application Innovator of the Year" recognizes IT pioneers that open up new possibilities in the field of innovative enterprise applications.
NRB is nominated for the development of a BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) application for Ethias Health Insurance. This application uses machine learning to manage, in a fully automatic and end-to-end way, the process of processing and reimbursing invoices for ambulatory care, pharmacy tickets, social reimbursement of doctors’ fees or any other health expenditure.
Afelio the software development specialist team within the NRB Group, is nominated alongside NRB for the creation of the Westi asset management application. This application meets Engie's need to trace and manage (maintenance) tools and equipment, but also waste and other objects at the Tihange nuclear power plant. It combines an Android mobile application, an angular web application and a .NET back-end.
Afelio is also nominated in the category "Belgian Scaleup Company of the Year" that rewards technology companies that have grown exponentially. Created in 2013, Afelio currently employs 130 people and generates a turnover of €10 million as an autonomous subsidiary within the NRB group. Afelio is a specialised software development team that creates – together with its customers - strategies for great digital experiences, increasing end-users engagement, simplicity and results.
NRB is nominated in the category "Customer Centric IT Company". This award celebrates the mutual trust and respect in a buyer-supplier ecosystem that results in comfort in relationship and happiness, characterized by the supplier’s deep understanding and expertise of businesses, processes and technology.
NRB is also nominated in the category "IT Services Company of the Year (Large)", which rewards companies that add value across the entire enterprise segment (innovation, security, service provision, etc.). With +360 Million turnoverand more than2,200 employees, the NRB Group has become one of the leaders in the ICT sector in Belgium. Its "IT as a service" offer covers all stages of the life cycle of an IT solution. NRB has transformed ICT infrastructure and hosting into a range of customer-oriented (cloud) services. And has invested heavily in setting up a team of specialist cloud consultants, alongside experts in security and digital transformation (+ 80 people today) who support customers in emerging technologies such as AI, RPA and IOT.