HADR Judging Criteria

Once you’ve submitted your APK file, your mobile app concept will be judged on the following:

1. Creative (20% of overall score)

  • Is it different from mobile apps currently available?

2. User Interface and Quality of Experience (20% of overall score)

  • Is the app polished? Is the interface clear and simple? Does the app crash? Does the app work in a way the user would expect?

3. Effectiveness (30% of overall score)

  • Does it communicate efficiently and effectively?

4. Presentation Video (30% of overall score)

  • The ideal time for the video is 3 – 5 minutes
  • The content of the video should consist of:
    • Description of the disaster scenario
    • Description of the mobile app
    • Explanation of the app’s ability to help in the identified scenario
    • Customize the scenarios for role-playing in order to highlight or facilitate certain roles interaction. These scenarios should be realistic, practical, and comprehensive
  • Bonus points will be awarded to teams who
    • Mentioned the areas of improvement for the app, and
    • Mentioned the other potential uses for the app. (for example, the app can be also used in a terrorist attack scenario).

5. 5 Bonus Points for teams that attended the Q&A Session