Open Source – Entry Form 2014

Entry Form - Open Source - Ireland eGovernment Award 2014
  • Important notice: You are advised to answer all sections. You are also advised to provide documentation such as screen grabs, flowcharts to illustrate interaction and other visual material to support your entry. This is particularly true where the judges cannot directly access your services online in order to review your project effectively.
  • Part A
  • Are you are willing to allow us share details of your project as part of our promotions for the awards?*
  • Name of organisation or body:*
  • Department within organisation:*
  • Project sponsors, leader and manager(s):*
  • Name and job title of the person who would accept the award in the event of winning:*
  • Contact name and title:*
  • Email*can't leave this empty
  • Phone no:*
  • Date submitted:*
  • Name or title of the project(s):*
  • Timeline (launch of project and completion date or completion of phase referred to in entry):*
  • The URL for your entry*(include passwords if required for the judges to gain access to key areas of the online service or content). Please note that if you are entering the Cross Agency category you may need to provide multiple URLs or screen grabs to illustrate and support your entry:
  • Part B - 6 Questions
  • 1 - Please describe the project you are submitting and include a budget estimate (you can indicate the overall budget or the budget in relation to the work you have carried out in the last 12 months):*
  • 2 - Applicants must state why the project was started and why you chose to use an open source solution. What problems or issues prompted the project?*Basic facts and statistical information should be included to allow the judges to understand the motive for launching the project.
  • 3 - Outline how the open source project solved the problem or issue at hand efficiently. Detail the nature of the open source project – for example, did it involve the use of an open source package in an innovative way, was the development of core open source software involved, were support services provided, were you involved in an open source community?*Include details on problems that were solved through the use of open source software, the ease of use of the resulting eGovernment service and/or cost savings and efficiencies in eGovernment services that were delivered as a result.
  • 4 - What exactly did the project achieve? Include specific details or statistics that back up your achievements. Outline the specific cost and resource savings you have achieved as a result of this project.*Demonstrate here how the project, in its use of web technology (in its widest sense), contributed to improved access to services or information. Clearly outline how the new service improved when compared to the previous methods employed. Please include specific detail and relevant data.
  • 5 - Please demonstrate innovations or major changes you introduced in order to solve specific problems you encountered during this project. Please outline the problem, the innovation, and changes and illustrate why you feel the solution is new and effective.*
  • 6 - Please outline what steps you have taken to ensure your service is accessible and assists visitor ability to use the service.*Please be specific and include, for example, any accessibility measures, user testing or design decisions you have taken to support your answer.
  • Supporting Files*Screen grabs, flow charts etc Upload File1 file only, Zip multiple files before you upload. Max Size 8Mb

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