New Product & Product Management Awards Categories


Information to be submitted online for entries in these categories in 2017 will include
a. An essay of up to 650 words describing the nominee's achievements since 1 January 2016 - or, in the case of a new product or service entry, the product or service itself: it's features, functions, benefits, and results to date. 

b. In bullet-list form, a brief summary (up to 150 words) of up to ten (10) of the chief accomplishments of the nominee since the beginning of 2016 - or, in the case of a new product or service, up to 10 of the nominated product's chief features and benefits.

c. Optional (but highly recommended), a collection of supporting files and web addresses that you may upload to our server to support your entry and provide more background information to the judges.  For new product/service entries these uploads and links might include product demonstration videos, product reviews, images, etc.

Best New Product or Service of the Year (for products and services introduced to the marketplace since 1 January 2015. Nominees may be brand new or new versions.)
J01. Business-to-Business Products
J02. Business-to-Business Services      
J03. Consumer Electronics
J04. Consumer Products
J05. Consumer Services
J06. Financial Services
J07. Hardware - Computer
J08. Hardware - Networking
J09. Hardware - Peripheral
J10. Hardware - Semiconductor or Other Electronic Component
J11. Hardware - Storage
J12. Hardware - Other
J13. Health & Pharmaceuticals - Product
J14. Health & Pharmaceutical - Service
J15. Industrial Products & Services
J16. Media & Entertainment - Product
J17. Media & Entertainment - Service
J18. Software - Application Programming Interface (API) Management Solution (new category for 2017)
J19. Software - Asset Management Solution
J20. Software - Big Data Solution
J21. Software - Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution
J22. Software - Cloud Application/Service
J23. Software - Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solution (new category for 2017)
J24. Software - Cloud Infrastructure
J25. Software - Cloud Platform
J26. Software - Cloud Storage & Backup Solution
J27. Software - Collaboration/Social Networking Solution
J28. Software - Content Management Solution
J29. Software - Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution
J30. Software - Data Visualization Technology (new category for 2017)
J31. Software - Electronic Commerce Solution
J32. Software - Endpoint Security Management Solution (new category for 2017)
J33. Software - Event Management Solution (new category for 2017)
J34. Software - Financial Management Solution
J35. Software - FinTech Solution (new category for 2017)
J36. Software - Governance, Risk & Compliance Solution
J37. Software - Healthcare Technology Solution (new category for 2017)

J38. Software - Human Capital Management Solution
J39. Software - Identity & Access Security Solution (new category for 2017)
J40. Software - Infrastructure as a Service (new category for 2017)
J41. Software - Integration Solution
J42. Software - International Data Protection Solution
J43. Software - IoT Analytics Solution (new category for 2017)
J44. Software - IT Operations Management Solution (new category for 2017)
J45. Software - IT Service Management Solution (new category for 2017)
J46. Software - Lead Generation Solution
J47. Software - Marketing/Public Relations Solution
J48. Software - Migration as a Service (new category for 2017)
J49. Software - Mobile Development Solution
J50. Software - Mobile On-Demand Application
J51. Software - Mobile Operations Management Solution
J52. Software - Network Security Solution (new category for 2017)
J53. Software - News Monitoring Solution (new category for 2017)
J54. Software - Payments Solution (new category for 2017)
J55. Software - Platform as a Service (new category for 2017)
J56. Software - Project Management Solution
J57. Software - Real Estate or Construction Management Solution (new category for 2017)
J58. Software - Relationship Management Solution
J59. Software - SaaS Enablement as a Service (new category for 2017)
J60. Software - Social Business Solution
J61. Software - Software Development Solution
J62. Software - Supply Chain Management Solution
J63. Software - Systems Management Solution
J64. Software - Web Services Solution
J65. Software - Other
J66. Telecommunications - Product
J67. Telecommunications - Service
J68. Transportation

J69. Product Development/Management Department or Team of the Year

Enter this category if you wish to recognize everyone who works in product development or product management  in your organization, regardless of function, location, seniority or position - OR - if you you wish to recognize some subset of your entire product development/management organization, such as a specific product development, product marketing, or product support team, for example.  The team may be multidisciplinary, may stretch across multiple organizations (your own organization, client organizations, and agency or vendor organizations, for example), and may be a permanent team or a temporary team that was assembled only for a specific task or assignment.

J70. Product Development/Management Executive of the Year

Enter this category to recognize the achievements of product development and product management executives at the VP level or above.