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OpenWater is an awards management software platform that automates and helps to grow  your awards and recognition programs.

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From the Blog

Autoscoring [Premium Feature]

Prior to this release, we had provided autoscoring as a custom coded report on a client by client basis. The cost of this custom report was considerable as an expert Python programmer was needed to compile it. We have added an Autoscoring module, available as a premium upgrade to your license. The autoscoring module works a lot like the price rules builder in that you can add and subtractpoints...Read more

Enhancements for Event / Gala Registration

Since the beginning of this year, we have provided a starter kit that works well for event registration. The workflow has been used for collecting table registrations for galas, sponsor booth registrations, and general event registrations. The full flexibility of OpenWater is there in terms of setting up custome intake forms, sending out confirmation emails, and enabling a robust price rule...Read more