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The Travis Perkins plc IT team are celebrating after scooping a prestige award for Best DevOps Team at a major industry event

The Computing Awards 2017, a new event in the award calendar for IT, celebrates success in the industry and this year recognised Northampton based Travis Perkins plc colleagues for being the very best in their area of expertise. The 500 strong IT department, based in the town, develops new ways of agile working in line with exciting innovation plans across the business and is keen to recruit people to join its multi-award winning team. 

Many organisations like Travis Perkins plc today see the benefits of implementing a DevOps culture, with faster, more iterative software releases, more innovation, and an overall more nimble business being amongst the desired results. The team in Northampton is augmented by support from our partner EPAM, a leading global provider of product development and software engineering solutions.  

Neil Pearce, Group CIO at Travis Perkins said: "The Computing awards are great accolade for our team and we are delighted to see our fantastic work in this space recognised, at a time of really exciting change in our business when there are many challenges we have to overcome and are doing so successfully."

Cheryl Millington, Chief Digital Officer at Travis Perkins plc said: "This acknowledgement for our forward thinking team at Travis Perkins perfectly highlights the leaps forward in innovation that we are making to ensure our teams are adept and our business prepared for greater possibilities, efficiencies and ultimately a better offer for our customers."

Solman Rahman, SVP EPAM UK said: “EPAM is thrilled that our customer, Travis Perkins plc, has been awarded with the Best DevOps Team. This demonstrates our success in arming our customers with the best tools for DevOps and providing them with the agility and speed they need to digitally transform.”

Travis Perkins plc is the UK's leading supplier of materials and professional services to the building and construction and home improvement markets. The Group operates over 20 businesses from over 2,000 sites across the UK and employs nearly 30,000 people. With a proud heritage that can be traced back over 200 years, our employees are continuing that tradition by working with our customers to build better, together.


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