Criteria and selection


> The apps and initiatives that are judged to have transformative potential are analyzed using a framework with eight questions (see below).


> The apps and initiatives are collected through nominations, as well as testing of new or updated apps.
> The apps and initiatives can make the “top-list” both if they deliver transformative results, or if they have transformative potential i.e. the current version is not aiming to deliver transformative results, but it could do with some small (or larger) modifications.

1. Delivery

(how direct is the delivery of the result the app tries to achieve)

  • Direct
  • Indirect
  • Inspirational
  • Long shot

2. Transformative approach

(how transformative is it)

  • A new world
  • A major shift
  • A bit of a shake-up
  • A gentle rocking

3. How much does it encourage collaborations

(how much are new networks supported)

  • Strong support for global networks
  • Currently encourages new forms of collaboration
  • Provides interesting opportunities in the future
  • Restricted to a small (expert) group

4. What synergies can be delivered

(how well does it also solve other problems/generate solutions)

  • It solves everything
  • Several important challenges
  • Some important challenges
  • Only one challenge

5. Nine billion contribution

(how global is it? Is it helping/will it help everyone on the planet)

  • Instant global equality
  • Almost global
  • Getting (incrementally) global
  • Not applicable

6. Building on current trends

(how well does it use current trends)

  • The app is setting new trends by itself
  • Building on multiple trends
  • Effectively building on one trend
  • Not really building on any major trend

7. Timeframe

(how fast can it deliver)

  • It’s already delivering
  • In the coming weeks
  • In a year or so
  • In a distant future (hopefully)

8. Transparency

(does it support transformative transparency)

  • Brave new transparency
  • Transparency that is innovative (never seen before)
  • Increased transparency, but nothing innovative
  • No increase in transparency

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