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How hackathons improve productivity

How hackathons improve productivity | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Hackathons can help improve productivity; building relationships within the team and allowing employees unhampered focus on a single task.
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The Rise of Hackathons

The Rise of Hackathons | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Hacking isn’t always as negative as it appears in the media. Learn about hackathons and how the events have recently become so popular.

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Survival Guide to Your First Hackathon

Survival Guide to Your First Hackathon | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Last weekend, I attended my first ever hackathon and with minimal expectation, had a blast out of it and learned loads. My team did not win, nor did most of us slept at the event, but everyone got a...
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There's A New Way To Land A Job In Tech: The Collegiate 'Hackathon'

There's A New Way To Land A Job In Tech: The Collegiate 'Hackathon' | Hackathons | Scoop.it
They can lead to big jobs.
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Fourteen things I learnt doing 14 Hackathons in 2014

Fourteen things I learnt doing 14 Hackathons in 2014 | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Hackathons are a true reflection of human nature: working in teams and competing to deliver something meaningful in a stipulated period of time. They are a
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Elliott Masie: Looking For Innovation? Try a Hackathon.

Elliott Masie explains tech culture's answer to the marathon: the hackathon. More companies than ever are hosting these types of events because they consistently produce positive results. ...
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Hackathons - A great way for CIOs to drive innovation

Hackathons - A great way for CIOs to drive innovation | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Hackathons can be a great model for CIOs to encourage and drive more innovation in organisations; we thought we would investigate the hackathon phenomenon here in the UK.

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Major League Hacking

Major League Hacking | Hackathons | Scoop.it
The official collegiate hackathon league.
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Competitive collegiate hackathon league

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Corporate Hackathons: lessons learnt

A hackathon in a corporate environment is an efficient and fun way to mobilize the company on open innovation. It is an important step in a digital transformation process of the enterprise.Despite
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How To Run A Winning Hackathon

How To Run A Winning Hackathon | Hackathons | Scoop.it
By Susan Kuchinskas

Hackathons, also called codefests or hack days, cram developers into a small space, ply them with food and beverages, and invite them to go from technology concept to working demo in 24-to-48 hours.
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MediaPost Publications CMOs And CIOs Should Partner One Hackathon At A Time 07/23/2014

MediaPost Publications CMOs And CIOs Should Partner One Hackathon At A Time 07/23/2014 | Hackathons | Scoop.it
CMOs And CIOs Should Partner One Hackathon At A Time - 07/23/2014
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Hackathons Aren’t Just for Coders. We Can Use Them to Save Lives | Opinion | WIRED

Hackathons Aren’t Just for Coders. We Can Use Them to Save Lives | Opinion | WIRED | Hackathons | Scoop.it
After organizing five medical technology (“medtech”) hackathons across three continents over the past 18 months, Elizabeth Bailey is ready to call it: they're a success. They work well. We should have more of them.
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Five Tips for Hackathon Participants

Five Tips for Hackathon Participants | Hackathons | Scoop.it
This past weekend I participated in Hack the Midwest, a Kansas City hackathon. The event was a huge success drawing a crowd of around 100 developers. As one of the visiting developer evangelists said, it was a great turnout for a New York hackathon, much less one in the midwest.

At the competition I built Qup.tv, a simple service that will send you email alerts when Netflix adds new titles to its streaming catalog. I was lucky enough to win top honors at the event, but this wasn
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There's A New Way To Land A Job In Tech: The Collegiate 'Hackathon'

There's A New Way To Land A Job In Tech: The Collegiate 'Hackathon' | Hackathons | Scoop.it
They can lead to big jobs.
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Inside Facebook's New Grown-Up Hackathons

Inside Facebook's New Grown-Up Hackathons | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Why the company came of age and toned down its impulsive, all-night code-fests.
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How we run hackathons | AeroFS

How we run hackathons | AeroFS | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Private cloud file sync and share. AeroFS enables secure, unlimited data transfer for large and sensitive files on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.
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Hackathons Are The New College Athletics | Intel Software and Services

Hackathons Are The New College Athletics | Intel Software and Services | Hackathons | Scoop.it
College hackathons are an important new seeding ground for technical products, is your strategy competitive?

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How Hackathons Benefit Developers and Companies - Robert Half Technology Blog

How Hackathons Benefit Developers and Companies - Robert Half Technology Blog | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Hackathons can gather talent that might miss out on traditional interviewing opportunities due to lack of formal experience with a language or stack.

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The Hackathon Survival Guide - PAYMILL Blog

The Hackathon Survival Guide - PAYMILL Blog | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Hackathons are one of my passions. They remind me of my student days when I was pulling all nighters with my friends to finish up coding a project on time. Except you don’t struggle for … Read more
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Why Do Big Companies Do Hackathons?

Why Do Big Companies Do Hackathons? | Hackathons | Scoop.it
It's not about getting to market faster--it's about steering the whole company around obstacles that might otherwise be unavoidable.
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With hackathon, GE wants to partner with other stakeholders to develop low-cost devices - The Economic Times

With hackathon, GE wants to partner with other stakeholders to develop low-cost devices - The Economic Times | Hackathons | Scoop.it
With hackathon, GE wants to partner with other stakeholders in the ecosystem & further the development of low-cost devices and solutions through 'open innovation.'
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Could a Hackathon Help Improve Employee Engagement?

Could a Hackathon Help Improve Employee Engagement? | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Learn how hackathons can address the complex, organizational and human capital management issues facing employee engagement today.

Via Pi Wen Looi, PhD.
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Pi Wen Looi, PhD.'s curator insight, June 12, 2014 3:13 PM

Employee engagement is a complex problem. There’s more than one thing that feeds into whether or not a person is engaged. A hackathon like this gets a lot of people thinking about the problem in different ways. You’re kind of attacking it from different angles.

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Hackathons: Hack What You Lack

Hackathons: Hack What You Lack | Hackathons | Scoop.it
Could your next great idea come from a hackathon? Organizations are realizing the value in this intense, collaborative type of group problem solving.
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