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

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The software, support and knowledge you need to transform your awards.

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Learn the ins and outs of the awards and recognition industry with our proven best practices.


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Awards Management Software all in one platform. Awards and recognition has never been easier.

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From the Blog

Awards Tips and Tricks: Intercom.io

Here at OpenWater, we are constantly looking for new tools and technology that will enable us to be more efficient at our jobs and to be better able to help our clients. In this new series, we will be sharing with you many of the technologies we have experimented with that yielded positive results -- and that we believe would assist you with efficiently and effectively running your awards...Read more

What We're Reading: SSL in Websites, Real Talk in Social Media, Dealing with a Stressful Boss

This week we're reading... Don’t Let Your Stressed-Out Boss Stress You Out https://hbr.org/2015/09/dont-let-your-stressed-out-boss-stress-you-out Did you know stress can be contagious like yawns?  Become aware about how stress and other emotions can spread from person to person as well as tactics to ease your mental burden.   A Beginner's Guide to SSL: What It Is & Why It Makes Your...Read more