Best Application of AI of the Year

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Entry Criteria

Entries for the award of Best Application of AI must be self-nominated. The nominee can be an individual or team of people working together on the solution. Entries should clearly explain the use of AI by the nominee that showcases AI’s positive impact on their industry/business.

Entries must have been developed and used as part of a live AI implementation in industry/business and must have been developed within the past 12-18 months.

Research projects will be excluded from this category but are welcome in their specific category in this competition.

Best Application of AI

Scoring (out of 100 points):

Nominees will be scored on a number of different criteria, receiving a score out of 100:

Business Problem

Demonstrate the organisation’s understanding of the business problem, particularly as it relates to AI; describe the key stakeholders and customers. Document how the project came about and how your organisation got it off the ground. [10 Points]

Solution Overview

Document the solution developed for the business problem, paying particular attention to the aspects related to AI. Showcase the complexities and challenges in developing the solution and how you overcame them. [15 Points]

Describe the AI skills, tools and techniques that were applied in order to deliver this project, in terms of both quantitative analysis of datasets and the application of AI techniques. [15 Points]

Innovation: Outline the innovation in your solution. What differentiates it from other AI solutions that have been applied? [20 Points]

Business Impact

Clearly, describe how your solution to the business problem is delivering real business value. How is the impact on your Industry/business being measured? What other impacts is the solution having on the business? [30 Points]


Describe your vision for your solution into the future. What other areas of your business/Industry do you plan to address through the application of AI? [10 points]


DR. Edward McDonnell

Director | CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics

Stefan Jackson
Stefan Jackson

Data Science & Innovation Manager | British Airways

Niamh Phelan
Niamh Phelan

Managing Director | Holistic Analytics

Dr. Weigel
Dr. Walter Weigel

Vice President of Huawei European Research Institute | Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH