Hack Soda City IoT Hackathon

Join Capgemini on November 10-11 in Columbia, SC for our Hack Soda City Hackathon. You'll work with and alongside bright and inventive peers to help businesses solve their problems. Participants will compete for prizes, recognition, and a chance for their solution to be chosen as the real-world answer to a company's problem. You'll have access to mentors and peers with the knowledge to help you succeed, as well as representatives and judges from top tech companies such as AWS, Salesforce.com, Microsoft, and IBM. Plus, we'll feed you! Free food and drink, in addition to some other cool goodies and activities throughout the weekend. This event is FREE to all participants; unfortunately we are not able to cover any travel costs.

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Eligibility

NOTE: You must apply for this hackathon at https://www.hacksodacity.com/apply and be selected in order to participate.

Anyone who has an interest in hacking can attend! We will be providing workshops catered to different experience levels. We welcome programmers, designers, entrepreneurs, and business people, as long as you have a passion for disrupting the workplace!  Beginner workshops will give you a jumpstart into programming, while workshops for experienced developers will help you polish and ship your project.

Judges

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Venkata Achanti

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Al Liubinskas

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Jason Hatch

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Jeffrey Naylor

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Tony Dillon

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Oz Deally

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Joe Greer

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    The solution is very creative, new and inventive; it is a thoughtful solution with diverse functional specs.
  • Impact
    The business case is very strong. This is a clear winning solution that will significantly improve the experience of its users. This solution can be an ongoing success, with growth opportunities for features.
  • Technical Demo
    The business case is very strong. This is a clear winning solution that will significantly improve the experience of its users. This solution can be an ongoing success, with growth opportunities for features.
  • UI/UX
    The UX design is intelligently organized and looks like a usable prototype. End users would find the functionality intuitive and easy to use. The value is clear and users would immediately understand the benefits.