Announcing the 2016 Micro Focus Innovation Award winners at iChange2016

2016 Innovation Award WinnersIt was my pleasure to announce the winners of the 2016 Micro Focus Innovation Awards. This year, the categories were:

  1. Innovation in deploying a Micro Focus solution in a way that pushes the technology in new direction
  2. Delivering Value to the organization that enables dramatic improvement in the delivery of IT services
  3. Satisfaction that has been created in IT or the business as a result of making use of a Micro Focus solution


Matt Northrup Great American Insurance Group

Implementing Enterprise Release Management

gaig-pptTransitioning from simply automating deployments of specific components and applications to fully orchestrating the enterprise release activities using Dimensions CM, Release Control, and Deployment Automation. This solution has become central to supporting an organizational initiative to expand the implementation of ITIL based processes, accommodating the increasing demand for Agile and DevOps practices and innovations.





Martin Skala
LBMS s.r.o
Key IT processes Implementation within 10 months in Allianz

lbms-pptImplementing Demand, Change, Incident, Problem, Development, Test, Defect, Release, Config & Release management integrated together within the SBM Platform. All processes and practices were implemented within 10 months and evaluated as “Project of the year 2015’ by the IT Service management forum in the Czech republic delivering so much value.






Prakash Balakrishnan
Ramping up ChangeMan Migration

nationwide-pptMigrating from one Change Management product to another traditionally presents many challenges, including cultural, technical and project schedules. Nationwide overcame these challenges and successfully migrated from Endevor to ChangeMan.





Many congratulations to Matt, Martin and Prakash!

Ash is the Director of Product Management at Micro Focus. Ash has practiced and worked in Application Development and Delivery for more than 25 years and is passionate about solving challenges in the adoption of Agile and DevOps practices

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