TM Forum Solution Excellence Award
Awarded to the supplier or system integrator demonstrating the most innovative and effective use of TM Forum Frameworx to deliver tangible cost reduction and efficiency improvement.
Eligibility Check List
In order to be eligible for this award, your company must:
- Be a current TM Forum member;
- Nominate a product or service which is currently in production and deployed with at least one customer;
- Utilize TM Forum's Frameworx suite of standards as part of a solution, either to reduce your development costs or to improve the agility of the solution;
- Be able to quantify the business value derived by customers using the product or service;
Judging Criteria & Process
Finalists for the Solution Excellence Award will be agreed upon by an independent judging panel to meet the eligibility criteria by April 1, 2013. Once the finalists are announced, the winner will be voted upon by the more than 230 TM Forum global service provider members. The winner will be announced the evening of Monday, May 13, 2013 at a special VIP dinner at TM Forum's Management World 2013 in Nice, France.
Judges will look at the following criteria in order to evaluate entries:
- To what extent have TM Forum best practice and target architecture been deployed as part of the solution?
- Has the product or solution been certified as conforming to TM Forum Frameworx?
- What quantifiable business value has the product or solution delivered through use of TM Forum Frameworx?
- What are the quantified benefits to the customer (in terms of reduction in costs, risks, time to market, process automation, etc.) from use of the solution?
- Has the company shared its experiences, feedback or extensions with the TM Forum member community in order to improve TM Forum best practices and standards?
There is no entry fee for TM Forum members.
How to Enter
Entry form is now closed. Submission deadline was February 15, 2013.
Official nominees will be announced March 14, 2013. An expert and impartial judging panel will review all entries, and the short list of 2013 finalists will be announced on April 4, 2013. The winner will be voted upon by the more than 230 TM Forum global service provider members from April 8, 2013 to April 19, 2013.
The winner will be announced at the VIP Gala dinner on May 13, 2013 and the highlights from the evening will be announced during the Opening Keynotes at Management World 2013 in Nice, France.