OW2con'19 Best Project Awards

The OW2 Best Project Awards recognize and reward "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 enhanced recognition in the OW2 community.

How to submit to OW2con'19 Award Contest?

Please read the following recommendations before submitting your project. 

  • Please submit online by clicking on the button below, it is the only way to take part in the contest. 
  • Each entry must be separate - If you are entering three different categories, please fill in three separate forms. Word count for each entry is limited to 600 words.
  • Please note that the quality of your entry (reference users, general information, technical details, etc.) has a bearing on the outcome of each category. 
  • You are encouraged to be as transparent as possible. Please avoid quick cut-and-paste jobs from the company or project website.


OW2con'19 Award Contest Timeline

  • Deadline to register: May 29, 2019 
  • Jury evaluation deadline: June 7, 2019
  • Award ceremony: June 12, 2019 at OW2con'19 (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. 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
  • Market readiness demonstrated by a significant MRL score

3. Technology Award


This award will recognize the technology excellence of the project. The jury will pay particular attention to:

  • Quality (tests coverage, code analysis tools, security vulnerabilities, etc)
  • Project health (number and evolution of releases, downloads, issues, etc)
  • Existence of a community (number of contributors, forums, and evolution)
  • User-friendliness (level of documentation provided, etc)

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

OW2 Best Project 2018 Award Contest Winners

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

Community Award Innovation Award Market Award 
 FusionIAM  Bonita 7.7  Knowage 
Combining Fusion Directory and LemonLDAP::NG, FusionIAM offers an Identity and Access Management solution using free softwares. Benoît Mortier (OpenSides) and Clément Oudot (Worteks) receive the OW2con'18 Best Project Community Award. Bonita 7.7 wins the OW2con'18 Best Project Innovation Award, achieving its goal to become a solid foundation for the Digital Business Platform after three years reinventing itself with a multi-layer architecture. This change allows independent, collaborative development and continuous delivery of custom applications, enabling highly customized user interfaces. Knowage wins the OW2con'18 Best Project Market Award, creating a new brand for OW2 Open Source Business Intelligence. Facing radical changes in its market environment, SpagoBI switched to a new business model and a new brand, showing respect for its community. 

See the dedicated OW2con'18 Best Project Awards Press Release / Communiqué de Presse en Français des OW2con'18 Best Project Awards

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