Judging Process

The spirit of the Data Breakthrough Awards is to highlight the BREAK THROUGH products, solutions and companies within the crowded data technology market.

Judging Criteria

We intentionally keep the submission process simple, focused on nominees addressing the question – “How does your company or product break through the crowded data market?”

The evaluation criteria for the Data Breakthrough Awards program are focused around the concept of innovation. We have developed the evaluation criteria and that we believe allow for a fair, honest and equitable assessment of each entry.

All entries will be judged on the Tech Breakthrough criteria:



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In the spirit of the technology “Break Through,” we are looking for innovative solutions and companies that address a true need, solve a complex or critical problem, or seize an opportunity and create or revolutionize a new market or industry.

In the award nomination, you may choose to address the following areas. Note that it is not necessary to address each area and these are suggested guidelines only.

Judges will evaluate products in each category based on the following areas:

Upon conclusion of the analysis process, all winners will be notified directly via email.

All dates for and deadlines around the submission and announcement of winners will be included on the Nomination page.