OW2con'15 Best Project Awards Contest

OW2 will recognize and reward this year again "best of breed" projects and successful implementations of OW2 technologies.  

The OW2con Awards 2015 are open to all OW2 projects. This award is a unique opportunity for OW2 members to showcase their projects and to benefit from increased recognition within the OW2 community.

How to submit to OW2con'15 Award Contest?

Please read carefully those recommendations before submitting your project. 

- The submission must be done online (the online form will be open early September).
- Each entry must be separate - If you are entering three different categories, you will need to fill in three separate forms. The word count for each entry is limited to 600 words.
- Please note that the quality of your entry (reference clients, general information, technical details, etc.) has a bearing on the outcome of each category. Entrants are encouraged to be as transparent as possible regarding their success story in general. Please avoid  "cut-and-paste-job" from the company website.

OW2con'15 Award Contest Timeline

  • Deadline to register: November 3, 2015 - Extended deadline: November 12, 2015
  • Jury evaluation deadline: November 10, 2015
  • Award Ceremony: November 17, 2015 at Orange Labs, Issy-Les-Moulineaux. 

1 Community Award:

This award will recognize the community aspect. The jury will pay particular attention to:

  • end-user driven development
  • cooperation and integration between two or more projects
  • contribution to the OW2 governance
  • fostering the community momentum

2 Innovation Award:

This award will recognize the use of latest OW2 developments. The jury will pay particular attention to:  

  • the implementation of new emerging standards
  • novel functionalities 
  • opening new technology field for OW2
  • aligning OW2 with strategic technology trends

3 Market Award:

The winner of this category will be the success story which illustrates:

  • integration of OW2 project in commercial offering
  • solution by system integrator leveraging OW2 technologies
  • a business deal/agreement between an OW2 project and industry stakeholder
  • high profile or innovative customer sale

4 Quality Award:

This award is inline with OW2 Quality Program "Oscar" (Open-Source Software Capability Assessment Radar) and rewards all efforts done to develop quality software and/or software that is easy to contribute to.

Please see below the picture of winners from last year's awards contest: 

  • Innovation Award: erOCCI
  • Community Award: LemondLDAP
  • Market Award: SpagoBI 
  • Technology Council Special Prize: Talend Open Studio