NZOSA Awards 2012

2012 Winners and Finalists

Winner - Open Source Use in Government
GNS Science for GeoNet Rapid (external link) , a state of the art, fast and innovative earthquake location and information system that is a key component of the GeoNet Project.

Winner - Open Source Use in Business
Totara Learning Management System (external link) , the open source corporate learning platform.

Winner - Open Source Use in Education
Manaiakalani (external link)  the digital access programme in nine of Auckland's lowest decile schools.

Winner - Open Source Use in The Arts
Whisper Down The Lane, (external link)  the open source art project for The Obstinate Object: Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture at the City Gallery Wellington in 2012.

Winner - The National eScience Infrastructure Open Science Award
GNS Science for their Data Policy and Services, the policy for all data including seismic wave form data as well as derived data, such as the catalogue of earthquake locations made by the GeoNet Project.

Winner - Open Source Software Project
Piwik (external link) : the open source web analytics software.

Winner - Open Source Contributor
Grant McLean, for contributions to Perl and the wider open source community.

Winner - Open Source in Social Services
(JOINT WINNERS) Soup Hub (external link)  and Wellington City Council's Housing Computer Hubs (external link) , for using open source to enable the most vulnerable and impoverished access to Internet and related technologies.

Winner - The National eScience Infrastructure Open Science Award (external link)
GNS Science for their Data Policy and Services, the policy for all data including seismic wave form data as well as derived data, such as the catalogue of earthquake locations made by the GeoNet Project.

Winner - The ZaReason People's Choice award
Sofa Statistics, (external link)  a powerful open-source and cross-platform statistical analysis and reporting application.

Winner - Special Award: Promoting Open Culture
The Warrington School for the Ubuntu Room, a low-powered community radio station that runs on Open Source software and plays only Creative Commons licensed music.

 

Finalists

Open Source in Government:
Central Agencies Shared Services For use of Koha ILS, GNS Science for GeoNet Rapid, Piwik.

Open Source Use in Business:
Fulcrum, Piwik and Totara LMS.

Open Source Use in Education
the Catalyst Academy, Manaiakalani, Warrington School for the Ubuntu Room.

Open Source Use in The Arts:
the Big Idea, Daniel Reurich for the Open Source Organ Refit, Whisper Down The Lane.

Open Source Software Project
NIWA for Cylc, Piwik, Sofa Statistics.

Open Source Contributor: 
Michael Kerrisk, Grant McLean, Simon Welsh.

Open Source in Social Services
EQNZ for the Christchurch Earthquake Ushahidi, SoupHub, Wellington City Council for Housing Computer Hubs.

Open Science Award:
Computational Evolution Group for BEAST, GNS Science for their GeoNet Data Policy, NIWA for Cylc.

 

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