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Modern Mobility Innovation Awards: Rules and criteria

Get all the information you need about the inaugural Modern Mobility Innovation Awards, which will be announced in the January 2017 issue of the Modern Mobility e-zine.

The new Modern Mobility Innovation Awards will recognize exceptionally innovative and successful enterprise mobility projects.

Vendors nominate customers' mobile initiatives, highlighting the use of their products. Any product deployment that enables mobile productivity and/or secures or delivers mobile devices, applications and content is eligible.

A team of judges will evaluate the nominated initiatives and announce results in the January 2017 issue of the Modern Mobility e-zine.

Please refer to the rules and criteria below before nominating a project.

The deadline to enter is Sept. 7, 2016. Nominate a project here.


Eligibility: The date on which the project implementation began must be on or after July 1, 2015.

Product requirements: Vendors may nominate multiple customer projects, but each project must involve a different product. Please complete one nomination form for each customer project.

Reference requirements: Vendors must provide a spokesperson from their company, as well as an IT professional, C-level executive or other person in a nonmarketing role at the nominated customer. Editors will contact vendors and customers directly to perform interviews about the product and the mobility project use case.

Judges' decisions are final and will not be disclosed to any third party prior to the release of the January 2017 issue of Modern Mobility.

Email [email protected] with any questions.

Judging criteria

Judges will evaluate nominated projects using the following criteria:

Ease of use: Is the product simple to install, integrate with other systems, use and manage? Are its functions clear? Can it work in heterogeneous environments?

Innovation: Does the product enable new ways to take advantage of mobility in the workplace, or make major improvements to existing capabilities? Does the project fill a gap in IT, developer or user needs?

Functionality and performance: Does the product actually do what the vendor says it does? Does the project significantly improve operations?

Value: Is the project worth what it costs? Is its return on investment clear?

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