WAE Shortlisted in The Lovie Awards for The Metropolitan Police iPad Mobility Project

By Julia Christensen,

September 23, 2015   

We are delighted to announce that the WAE Metropolitan Police iPad Mobility Project has been highly commended today by being shortlisted for the Lovie Awards’ Mobile Best User Experience category.

The Lovie Awards recognise commercial success and reward innovation across the mobile ecosystem.

This comes hot on the heels of the announcement last week that this project has also been named Finalist for the Meffys awards’ Innovation in Technology category — so this is a double whammy for WAE.

Now in its fifth year, The Lovie Awards continues to celebrate the most pertinent stories in Europe, those inside and outside of the prevailing trends. The mission of The Lovie Awards is to recognise the unique and resonant nature of the European Internet community — from Europe’s top web and creative networks and content publishers, to cultural and political organisations and individual creators. The Lovie Awards is the most prestigious, and the only, truly pan-European awards honouring online excellence.

Reflecting the tremendous growth of the Internet as a tool for business and everyday lives, The Lovie Awards presents Gold, Silver and Bronze winners chosen by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). The general public is also invited to vote online for their favorite Finalist in each category that will be taking home The People’s Lovie Award. In recognition of the exceptional quality of submissions received this year, the Academy has acknowledged outstanding entries in the official Shortlist, alongside its Finalists. With nearly 1,500 entries received from over 30 European countries, making it to the Shortlist means our work is in the top 15% of all work submitted, exhibiting a remarkable achievement for the WAE and Metropolitan Police team.

For The Metropolitan Police iPad Mobility Project WAE worked in partnership with the Metropolitan Police Mobility Team to develop a pilot system that enhances three key areas of The Metropolitan Police’s Crime Reporting Information System (CRIS). Using an iPad mini officers were able to quickly and efficiently report crimes and missing persons, collect evidence and record witness statements. With a clear vision to improve the flow of information and help front line officers make urgent decisions on location, WAE implemented collaborative, user-centred methodologies to create an end-to-end mobile service.

Read more about the Lovie Awards.