Jun 29 2017

OW2con'17 Best Project Awards

At OW2con'17, open source projects Spoon, RocketChat, ProActive, SeedStack and GLPI receive unique recognition from the community for their contributions to the OW2 code base. 

Paris, June 29, 2017 - OW2, the global community for open source infrastructure software, announces the winners of OW2con'17 Best Project Awards. The OW2con Best Project Awards recognize OW2 projects for their outstanding contribution in several categories including community development, innovation, market performance, and quality. 

The winners of the OW2con'17 Best Project Awards are: 

  • Community Award: Spoon from INRIA Lille receives the OW2con Best Project Community Award for successfully developing a community that welcomes new contributors proposing features or reporting bugs every week. and for its use in other projects.  
  • Innovation Award: RocketChat wins the OW2con Best Project Innovation Award for being the first open source chat server to includes real-time machine translation. 
  • Quality Award: SeedStack receives the OW2con Best Project Quality Award f or their commitment to lead developers and organizations into building quality software. Not only software that you can rely on from day one, but software that can evolve over time without difficulty nor expensive rewrite.
  • Market Award: ProActive from ActiveEon wins the OW2con Best Project Market Award for spearheading OW2 penetration of the UK market and pushing open source into the finance market and successfully leveraging partnerships with system and even proprietary software vendors. 
  • Technology Council Special Prize: The OW2con Technology Council Special Prize goes to GLPI for the total revamping of the project through open innovation and the efficient cooperation with other OW2 projects.

The contest for OW2con'17 Best Project Awards was organized in the framework of OW2con'17, the community's annual conference organized this year in the Orange Gardens Innovation Center in Paris Châtillon. 

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