Check out below our updated awards categories and judging criteria that are in effect for 2022.
Winners will be named in the following categories. For all categories, participants must be using SAP solutions in production (live), except for Cutting-Edge Genius.
Machine learning or artificial intelligence (Conversational AI, AI-based knowledge graph, AI Business Services, Robotic process automation)
Internet of Things
Intelligent data management (Multi-cloud and/or hybrid deployment, data virtualization & governance, privacy compliance, cloud data lake service)
Advanced cloud integration (New business models using APIs, Connecting business partner(s) with APIs, Integration Advisor, Digital integration hub architecture, Event Mesh)
Advanced and augmented analytics (Real-time and streaming analytics, spatial analytics, natural language processing, machine learning to identify trends, patterns, and outliers, predictive analytics and planning)
Combined transactions and analytics on single data set (Reduce data latency and footprint from dedicated data marts, data warehouses and data lakes, > 1TB)
To get tips for crafting your pitch deck, review the SAP Innovation Awards 2022 Pitch Deck Guidance Document, which can be found below and on the How to Enter page.
Judges will review and score the entries to select the finalists and winners based on a set of specific criteria. The judging criteria includes:
Use Case Creativity: How compelling and disruptive is the use case described in the entry? Does the use case involve a big idea and innovative approaches? Can it drive significant change?
Tangible Outcomes: What was the result of the project? What is the magnitude of the outcome? What is the impact on individuals? How compelling are the quantified results? Is the submission outcome value-based, illustrating how the customer was able to solve a business problem within the context of their own industry?
Intelligent Enterprise: How well does the entry demonstrate the company’s journey to becoming an Intelligent Enterprise? Is the company effectively applying advanced technologies and best practices within agile, integrated digitized business processes that help make them resilient, profitable, and sustaiable?