Submissions should follow these guidelines:

  • Complete and submit the entry form using the criteria listed in each category to support your nomination.
  • Nomination forms should be fully completed; this includes contact information for the nominator as well as the company that is being nominated. Incomplete forms may be disqualified.
  • The deadline for submissions is 22 April 2018

Nominate

1- Service Provider of the Year

This award recognizes the role played by IT service providers in supporting organizations with the timely provision of services including supplying of hardware and software application hosting, public and hybrid cloud, managed services, managed security storage and disaster recovery, etc. The organization should demonstrate that they achieved significant business success during 2017, and can demonstrate high levels of customer satisfaction and business benefits from the users of its products and services.

Required Information:

  • Examples of any innovative solutions/products/services that you have launched in 2017
  • Reports that quantify the number of additional clients your organization has gained during 2017
  • Examples of any bespoke solutions that you have created to address the specific needs of your clients.
  • Case studies that demonstrate a provision of a service within challenging environments and your role in ensuring its success.
  • Examples of ROI and the benefits that your organization has delivered.
  • Client testimonials, which strengthen your application.
  • Demonstrate how you have made improvements to your service delivery or to you after-sales service.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.

2- Systems Integrator of the Year

Systems integrators not only deliver huge multi-vendor projects on time and on budget, but also ensure that the end-user organization gets the technology it needs not just for today but also tomorrow. The Systems Integrator of the Year award goes to the enterprise systems integrator that can demonstrate that it places the client’s needs before its own and delivers above and beyond the call of duty. The organization should demonstrate that they achieved significant business success during 2017, and can demonstrate high levels of customer satisfaction and business benefits from the users of its products and services.

Required Information:

  • Examples of any innovative solutions/products/services that you have launched in 2017
  • Reports that quantify the number of additional clients your organization has gained during 2017
  • Examples of any bespoke solutions that you have created to address the specific needs of your clients.
  • Case studies that demonstrate a provision of a service within challenging environments and your role in ensuring its success.
  • Examples of ROI and the benefits that your organization has delivered.
  • Client testimonials, which strengthen your application.
  • Demonstrate how you have made improvements to your service delivery or to you after-sales service.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.

 

3- Best Mobile Application of the Year

This will be awarded to a business that has pioneered an original mobile application to help the end user or enhanced the services that a business can offer to its customers. Submissions must be able to quantify the success of the app. This will be awarded to mobile apps that run on mobile phones, tablets or W8 or other touchscreen devices or other devices with built-in 3G or 4G capability. These apps should show an innovative use of the technology on the device, and of on-line services.

Required Information:

  • Examples of its ease of access and use.
  • Please include wireframes/statistics that demonstrate the customer journey/success of app.
  • The unique aspects and benefits to consumers.
  • International/cross platform applicability.
  • Evidence of customer reviews and testimonials, which support your submission.
  • CIf submitted by the external development company, a no objection letter from the client/application owner has to be submitted.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.
  • The award will be presented to the development company of the application and not the application. If the application has been developed in-house by the organization that owns the application, then they could apply for the award.

4- Cloud Service Provider of the Year

This award recognizes an organization that provides excellence in cloud services and infrastructure. The Cloud Service Provider of the Year will be able to demonstrate a high standard of best practice, operational excellence and commercial success. The services should be applications based on IaaS, PaaS or SaaS.

Required Information:

  • Examples of your organization's infrastructure offering, your services and the extent of your automation during 2017.
  • Examples that demonstrate how your organization's innovation and unique service offering.
  • Case studies that demonstrate the internal improvements that your organization has delivered to your clients.
  • Examples that demonstrate your organization's unique service offering.
  • C Examples of the commercial success and benefits that your organization has delivered to your customers.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.

5- Tech Startup of the year

Awarded to a new product or service that has delivered measurable benefit for customers, can demonstrate the potential to be an important product for customers in Qatar, and has been developed by a startup in Qatar. The aim of this award is specifically to recognize innovation and achievement in IT product or service development in Qatar.

Required Information:

  • Examples of your organization's products/services innovation within the marketplace.
  • Case studies that clearly demonstrate how your products/services and your service delivery has brought benefits to your clients.
  • Testimonials/reviews from clients that will help you to strengthen your submission.
  • Examples of your company's financial success and growth within the marketplace.
  • Examples of how you have integrated ICT best practices and innovation into your business operations
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.
  • The startup cannot be more than 5 years old since registering as a business.
  • The nominated product or service has to be commercially available.

6- Smart Transport Solution of the Year

This award is given to businesses or government entity in the Transport Sector that have developed or deployed Smart Solutions with real-world applications in technology areas such as emerging technology; IoT, and Big Data, etc.

We are looking for nominees who have demonstrated originality, creativity and competence in their integration of smart solutions and that are particularly remarkable for their innovative approach and whose service and business insight have helped deliver client satisfaction.

The concepts should contributes to the successful transformation of our smart Qatar and has a direct or indirect impact on the following KPIs:

  • 20% reduction in road network delays
  • Reducing road fatalities to 6 per 100,000
  • 10% reduction in average vehicle trip emissions

Required Information:

  • The unique aspects and benefits to consumers.
  • Examples of its real-world impact and ease of use.
  • Please include wireframes/statistics that demonstrate the customer experience.
  • Detailed overview of the technologies used.
  • Correlation and alignment TASMU Qatar priorities.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open to companies operating in Qatar.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

7- Smart Logistics Solution of the Year

This award is given to businesses or government entity in the Logistics Sector that have developed or deployed Smart Solutions with real-world applications in technology areas such as emerging technology; IoT, and Big Data, etc.

We are looking for nominees who have demonstrated originality, creativity and competence in their integration of smart solutions and that are particularly remarkable for their innovative approach and whose service and business insight have helped deliver client satisfaction.

The concepts should contributes to the successful transformation of our smart Qatar and has a direct or indirect impact on the following KPIs:

  • Cutting import costs by 50%
  • Raising Logistics Performance Index to 12th
  • Increasing GDP contribution of Logistics to 10%

Required Information:

  • The unique aspects and benefits to consumers.
  • Examples of its real-world impact and ease of use.
  • Please include wireframes/statistics that demonstrate the customer experience.
  • Detailed overview of the technologies used.
  • Correlation and alignment TASMU Qatar priorities.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open to companies operating in Qatar.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

8- Smart Environment Solution of the Year

This award is given to businesses or government entity in the Environment Sector that have developed or deployed Smart Solutions with real-world applications in technology areas such as emerging technology; IoT, and Big Data, etc.

We are looking for nominees who have demonstrated originality, creativity and competence in their integration of smart solutions and that are particularly remarkable for their innovative approach and whose service and business insight have helped deliver client satisfaction.

The concepts should contributes to the successful transformation of our smart Qatar and has a direct or indirect impact on the following KPIs

  • Reducing energy consumption per capita by 20%
  • Reducing water consumption per capita by 35%
  • Producing 40% of overall food consumed locally

Required Information:

  • The unique aspects and benefits to consumers.
  • Examples of its real-world impact and ease of use.
  • Please include wireframes/statistics that demonstrate the customer experience.
  • Detailed overview of the technologies used.
  • Correlation and alignment TASMU Qatar priorities.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open to companies operating in Qatar.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

9- Smart Healthcare Solution of the Year

This award is given to businesses or government entity in the Healthcare Sector that have developed or deployed Smart Solutions with real-world applications in technology areas such as emerging technology; IoT, and Big Data, etc.

We are looking for nominees who have demonstrated originality, creativity and competence in their integration of smart solutions and that are particularly remarkable for their innovative approach and whose service and business insight have helped deliver client satisfaction.

The concepts should contributes to the successful transformation of our smart Qatar and has a direct or indirect impact on the following KPIs:

  • Reducing rate of obesity by 5%
  • Reducing rate of smoking by 30%
  • Improve timely access to medical Attention

Required Information:

  • The unique aspects and benefits to consumers.
  • Examples of its real-world impact and ease of use.
  • Please include wireframes/statistics that demonstrate the customer experience.
  • Detailed overview of the technologies used.
  • Correlation and alignment TASMU Qatar priorities.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open to companies operating in Qatar.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

10- Smart Healthcare Solution of the Year

This award is given to businesses or government entity in the sports Sector that have developed or deployed Smart Solutions with real-world applications in technology areas such as emerging technology; IoT, and Big Data, etc.

We are looking for nominees who have demonstrated originality, creativity and competence in their integration of smart solutions and that are particularly remarkable for their innovative approach and whose service and business insight have helped deliver client satisfaction.

The concepts should contributes to the successful transformation of our smart Qatar and has a direct or indirect impact on the following KPIs:

  • Develop capabilities to manage events up-to 150,000 visitors annually
  • Ranking in the Top 50 in the Olympics
  • Achieving 40% active population

Required Information:

  • The unique aspects and benefits to consumers.
  • Examples of its real-world impact and ease of use.
  • Please include wireframes/statistics that demonstrate the customer experience.
  • Detailed overview of the technologies used.
  • Correlation and alignment TASMU Qatar priorities.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open to companies operating in Qatar.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

11- Best SME Digital Transformation project of the Year

Awarded to a SME that has successfully deployed innovative IT tools to enhance their operations and services.

This category is open to all Qatari-founded SME organizations with an annual turnover of not more than QAR 100 million.

Required Information:

  • Examples of how your organization has incorporated the deployment of tools to improve your productivity and efficiency of operations during 2017
  • Case studies that demonstrate a significant improvement to your service delivery and how this has benefitted your clients.
  • Examples of how you have selected vendors and projects, and conducted deployment, training, maintenance and monitoring of the effectiveness of IT adoption.
  • Examples of the ROI that has been achieved since adoption of technology
  • Examples of how you have integrated best practices and innovation.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

12- Best eCommerce Solution

Awarded to an SME that has successfully deployed innovative eCommerce technologies to enhance their operations and services.

This category is open to all Qatari-founded SME organizations with an annual turnover of not more than QAR 100 million. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.

Required Information:

  • Examples of how your organization has incorporated the deployment of tools to improve your productivity and efficiency of operations during 2017
  • Case studies that demonstrate a significant improvement to your service delivery and how this has benefitted your clients.
  • Examples of how you have selected vendors and projects, and conducted deployment, training, maintenance and monitoring of the effectiveness of IT adoption.
  • Examples of the ROI that has been achieved since adoption of technology
  • Examples of how you have integrated best practices and innovation.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

13- Innovative Fintech Solution of the year

The award is open to organizations that has disrupted the FinTech space through the implementation of new and innovative solutions, challenging the status quo and transforming the industry landscape. This would include product or service that disrupts the payments, Block chain solutions, eCommerce, mCommerce, contactless, mPoS, and mobile wallet among other innovative solutions in the Fintech space.

Required Information:

  • Examples of how your organization has incorporated the deployment of tools to improve your productivity and efficiency of operations during 2017
  • Case studies that demonstrate a significant improvement to your service delivery and how this has benefitted your clients.
  • Examples of how you have selected vendors and projects, and conducted deployment, training, maintenance and monitoring of the effectiveness of IT adoption.
  • Examples of the ROI that has been achieved since adoption of technology
  • Examples of how you have integrated best practices and innovation.
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

14- ICT Exporter of the year Award

The award is open to organizations that has taken a lead in exporting ICT services from Qatar to outside. This could be in the form of product or services. This is awarded for organizations that have shown leadership, innovation and resilience in exploring new markets for themselves.

Required Information:

  • Examples of the product or service that has been exported
  • Proof of business or partnerships in the other markets
  • EReports that demonstrate a significant improvement to your service delivery and how this has benefitted your clients.
  • Examples of the ROI that has been achieved since launching in new markets, including percentage of revenue through exports vs local business.
  • Examples of how you have integrated best practices and innovation into the development cycle and implementation phases
  • Contact details for the nominee, in order to check facts, positions, details etc. if necessary

Terms and Conditions:

  • This category is open only to Qatari founded companies. Submissions from organizations founded abroad will not be accepted.
  • The nominated product or service cannot be more than 2 years old since deployment

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