[APPS16]

2016 [app] design awards

mobile, web, IoT, desktop, connected devices
design champion, best studio, plus 20 specialist nomination categories

demand design, celebrate courage

Category Listing - Specialist category

News, reference & information

We all rely on apps that broadcast or diffuse news and current affairs both locally and globally, keep us up to date with important information such as weather, warnings and hazards and allow us to quickly access information and reference resources.   

 

Community

Apps more than ever are helping our communities to connect and engage, from emergency services to Not for Profits to social groups, these apps not only assist in delivery but provide efficiencies importantly providing those at the coalface more time to do their important work whether it be fighting fires or managing the local team. It's not all serious though we're also looking for apps that work to help bring the community groups together with fun and enjoyable activities.  

 

EdTech

EdTech focuses on how education is changing through technology, changing the way we learn and process knowledge. What will stand out here is those that enhance the learning experience and make a lasting impression.  

 

Business Platforms

Business Platforms have succeeded in helping businesses in changing their focus to the achievement of outcomes. Compelling, flexible and scalable platforms that provide greater business agility and productivity will stand out here.  

 

Business Operations

These apps help businesses across a range of business operations activities, from managing personnel, project management and customised apps for specific business processes and tasks, we're looking for apps that make it easier for businesses to run both day to day operations and improve their business functionality and efficiency.  

 

Business Tools

We're looking here for savvy tools that make doing business, study or household management tasks less complex and more efficient. They help make us more organised, productive and creative  

 

FinTech

Fintech is radically changing how we live as society and how we do business professionally. We're looking for great apps that are disrupting sectors such as mobile payments, money transfers, loans, fundraising, financial management.  

 

Home & Living

Apps have forever changed how we live our lives. We're looking for those apps that help us live better, smarter, have fun and just get more out of life whether that be cooking, gardening, renovating, shopping, sport, dating, hobbies or searching for your first home.  

 

Family

Apps have an enormous impact on our family lives - from the games we play, parenting guides, researching our family tree, childhood development and education to even looking after our pets. We're looking for apps for use in our family lives - whether it be work, rest or play.  

 

Entertainment & Leisure

Apps have overtaken entertainment & leisure. They influence what and how we watch or listen to, where and how we eat, dine and play, how we book and how we interact before during and after entertainment events. We're looking for apps that make entertainment even more entertaining.  

 

TravelTech

TravelTech helps us to get from A to B easier, quicker, cheaper, takes us to places far away while still sitting in our armchair, makes getting lost hard to do and informs, guides and assists. Take us on a journey with your app.  

 

Health

From ground-breaking apps accelerating medical research to apps helping consumers make healthier choices, we're looking for apps that are making health information and medical services more accessible to all.  

 

2016 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Best of the best

Winners list