We are not entirely certain of what we want but it needs to be print friendly vector based. I would like to see as many different logo directions as possible so we can develop a firm idea of the possibilities and choose a direction.
There's room for more design work once this contest is won too, eventually we'll probably want a full identity package.
What inspires you and how do you envision the design for your business?
I'm forming a new software architecture firm that is primarily a software architecture, project management and development firm. We work mostly in the arena of distributed computing/cloud computing.