“Project Maia” – Requirements engineering: turning Word-based requirements into something developers can actually use
Getting the external forces under control
Spirit of Delphi award: nominated & voted on by Delphi development team to a member of the community who eats, breathes, sleeps and bleeds Delphi, is active in the community, newsgroups, magazine articles, supermarkets.
This year: Pierre le Riche (developer of the FastMM memory manager)
Borland Developer Network (launched as beta in 1999 – still beta)