Who should enter the ‘Most Agile / Responsive SaaS Solution of the Year’ category?

This award will be given to the organization which can best demonstrate an agile approach to the development and continuous improvement of their SaaS offering. Consideration will be given to how customer feedback is recorded and monitored, and how this in turn influences ongoing product development, with further consideration to the timeliness of this process. Testimonial and preferably case study material is particularly useful here.

An agile or responsive SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solution is a cloud-based software service that is designed to be flexible and adaptable to changing business needs. This type of solution is built using agile development methodologies, which means that it is developed in small increments and can be easily modified or updated as new requirements emerge.

Refers to the ability of a SaaS solution to quickly and efficiently respond to user needs and feedback. This is achieved through a combination of continuous testing, monitoring, and feedback loops, which allow the software to evolve and improve over time.

Agile and responsive SaaS solutions are particularly well-suited for businesses that operate in fast-changing environments or industries. They allow companies to quickly adapt to changing customer needs, market trends, and competitive pressures, and to stay ahead of the curve in terms of innovation and responsiveness. They also offer a number of other benefits, including lower upfront costs, reduced IT overhead, and improved scalability and performance.

Previous recognition for ‘Most Agile / Responsive SaaS Solution of the Year’

For a broader understanding of this SaaS Awards category, we have gathered examples from previous winners, finalists, and shortlistees which impressed the judging team with their agile or responsive SaaS solutions.

Winner of the 2023 SaaS Award for Most Agile / Responsive SaaS Solution of the Year

Quote from Lead Judge Meenakshi Jindal

“Harness’s impressive ability to overcome challenges in rapid growth showcases their strategic prowess and commitment to excellence. By prioritizing investments and making strategic decisions, they have successfully navigated the complexities of the domain, redefining the Software Delivery Life Cycle and delivering a modular, composable platform. The SaaS Awards congratulates everyone at Harness.io!”

Winner of the 2022 SaaS Award for Most Agile / Responsive SaaS Solution

Quote From Lead Judge –  Richard Geary 

Carbon Design Engine, an impressive idea-to-product platform, is a fantastic enabler of innovation for agile product development teams. The reduction in time-to-market in its industry space particularly impressed the judges at SaaS Awards. Well done, Carbon!” 

Finalist for the 2023 SaaS Award for Most Agile / Responsive SaaS Solution of the Year

Levitate, the keep-in-touch marketing and client happiness software, was developed to help small to mid-sized relationship-based businesses and nonprofits communicate authentically at scale. The platform offers robust features that streamline marketing & outreach efforts, such as email, texting, social media, AI content creation & translation, handwritten cards, tagging & automation, ready-made templates and custom content capabilities, client happiness surveys, review generation, CRM/AMS integration, dedicated success specialists, and more.

Finalist for the 2023 SaaS Award for Most Agile / Responsive SaaS Solution of the Year

Pilot is the largest startup and SMB bookkeeping provider in the U.S., offering tax, and CFO services via an end-to-end solution that uniquely combines AI software with an elite team of accounting experts. Pilot combines the best of people and technology—instead of trying to cut the human out of the loop. Pilot pairs automation capabilities with human expertise to produce an accurate, simple, and trusted method for managing the back office and supporting
customers.

A strong entry for the Most Agile / Responsive SaaS Solution of the Year category should include:

  1. A clear demonstration of the solution’s agility and responsiveness in meeting customers’ changing needs and demands.
  2. Evidence of how the solution has adapted to changes in the market, industry, or technology landscape, and how it has remained relevant and competitive.
  3. A description of how the solution’s development process emphasizes iterative and incremental development, as well as collaboration with customers and stakeholders.
  4. Examples of how the solution has responded to customer feedback and incorporated user input into its development roadmap.
  5. Evidence of the solution’s ability to quickly and seamlessly integrate with other systems or tools, making it easy for customers to use alongside other solutions.
  6. A track record of the solution’s reliability, scalability, and security, highlighting how it has been able to handle high traffic, large data volumes, and potential security threats.
  7. Testimonials or case studies from satisfied customers, showcasing how the solution has helped them achieve their business goals and objectives.

Overall, a strong entry should demonstrate how the SaaS solution has been able to adapt and respond to changing customer and market needs while maintaining a high level of performance, reliability, and security.

Next Steps to Enter The SaaS Awards

To enter this SaaS Awards category, or any other category in The SaaS Awards, please follow these three simple steps:

  • Download the entry form. Open up the ‘SaaS Awards Simple Form’ document.
  • Complete your form. You only need to complete the form once, even if entering multiple SaaS Awards categories.

  • Submit your entry. Head to the ‘Submit Now’ section on our website, select ‘The SaaS Awards’ and the category/categories you are entering from the list, upload your form and any other materials you would like the judges to review, and process your fees.

The SaaS Awards is a program from The Cloud Awards. Since 2011, we’ve been helping organizations across the globe gain the recognition they deserve for market-leading innovation in the cloud computing and software sectors.

For a detailed breakdown of all the benefits you receive as an awards entrant as either a shortlistee, finalist or ultimate winner, please see our “Why Enter?” page. The many benefits are replicated across all international awards programs. If you have any questions about this category, please contact us.