The nomination material must contain an overview that consists of no more than two pages identifying the nominee, briefly describing the nominee's software engineering process improvement-related work, and concretely demonstrating the work's impact and excellence.
This overview must identify the following:
In addition, and most importantly for demonstrating award-winning work, the overview must, with respect to the target organizations, do the following:
The overview must be supplemented by no more than 10 additional pages of graphs, figures, tables, or other supporting data and explanatory material and be written in coherent, readable English. These additional pages should provide more details of how the nominee satisfies the evaluation criteria. The evaluation questions used by the Award Committee (see the end of this document) may be used as a guide for the structure and content of this supplementary material.