The judging process
The steps to win an EDP Award are very similar since the past years. You will find more about the submission in the respective section in the right column.
As soon a product is submitted the evaluation process starts and the members of the EDP Technical Committee investigate the features and qualities of the submitted products – by consulting other experts as well. At the end of the submission period the Committee nominates the best ones in a category for the final judging round.
Representatives of all the member magazines discuss the nominations also under aspects such as value to the user, support, service and other arguments. The EDP members finally decide which product will be awarded with an EDP trophy.
Innovation is the focus for judging the awards. The EDP Technical Committee judge the products on the value of new technical abilities they offer. This can be innovation in the technology that improves speed, quality, usability and functionality or reduces environmental impact as well as cost to the user.
Detailed information on the Awards, the judging results and a protocol on all entries will be published in the Technical Report.