Our Judging Criteria

Our judges will review each entry against the following six criteria’s:

  • Originality, Creativity & Intent
  • Functionality & Technical Qualities (how well does it work?)
  • Ease of Use & Adoption (impact on end-user experience)
  • Game-changer (potential impact in category and industry)
  • Implementation & Performance (go-to-market strategy and entries with track record will be rewarded)
  • Sustainability & Potential for Growth (sound business model and market opportunity)

A five-point scale will be used:

  1. Questionable/nothing new
  2. Marginal work/minor contribution
  3. Solid work/some contribution
  4. Pioneering/Important
  5. Trailblazing/Major Contribution

Judging Process

Judges will read and score all entries, considering any supporting materials submitted. All judges' scores will then be combined and the highest scoring entries will determine the shortlist and winner for each category. The shortlist and the winner for each category will be sent to the judges for final confirmation on the 17th of November 2020. Where there is a tie judges will ask to re-submit scores for the relevant entries. The shortlist will be publicly announced on the 20th of November 2020. The awards are being judged by senior-level well intervention experts from 6 major operators.