OW2con'18 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 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'18 Award Contest?

Please read carefully those recommendations before submitting your project. 

  • The submission must be done online. 
  • 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.

 Submit a Proposal

OW2con'18 Award Contest Timeline

  • Deadline to register: May 25, 2018 
  • Jury evaluation deadline: June 1, 2018
  • Award Ceremony: June 8, 2018 at Orange Gardens Innovation Center in Paris - Ch√Ętillon (map). 


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.

5 Technology Council Special Price:

Special Price delivered by the OW2 Technology Council to reward the outstanding achievements of the project or for any reason the Council might deem relevant.


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

OW2 Best Project 2017 Award Contest Winners

The Jury selected the winners for each of the five awards as follows:

Community Award Innovation Award Market Award Quality Award Technology Council Special Price 
Spoon  RocketChat  ProActive  SeedStack  GLPI 
The Spoon project from INRIA Lille receives the OW2con Best Project Community Award for its specific but dynamic community and for its use in other projects RocketChat wins the OW2con Best Project Innovation Award for integrating latest Machine Learning translation technology The ProActive project from ActiveEon wins the OW2con Best Project Market Award for High-Scale Financial Services and Azure Cloud Migration for Legal & General SeedStack receives the OW2con Best Project Quality Award for taking advantage of Domain-Driven Design to build Java micro-services and cloud-ready applications The Technology Special Prize goes to GLPI for its quality increase by using atoum and for turning GLPI into a tool for a SOC (Security Operations Center) 
OW2con17-winners-Awards-Spoon
 
OW2con17-winners-Awards-RocketChat
 
OW2con17-winners-Awards-ProActive
 
OW2con17-winners-Awards-SeedStack
 
OW2con17-winners-Awards-GLPI
 

See the dedicated OW2con'17 Best Project Awards Press Release
More photos about the OW2con'17