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  Hackathons  



Blue Compass provides hackathons to enable rapid prototype development and discover innovative solutions to any challenge. Hackathons are a way for organizations to tap into previously unknown talent and resources to solve complex problems. Leveraging hackathons as a solution and applying design thinking strategies will allow any organization to open up to innovative solutions.

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an overnight marathon coding (i.e., hacking) event, focused on building software to address a challenge or theme. Programmers, graphic designers, user interface and experience experts, entrepreneurs, and other IT strategists team together to quickly plan and execute solutions. These events are usually intended for social or educational purposes, but often result with usable software.

What is Hackathon-as-a-Service?

By packaging hackathons as a service Blue Compass uses our signature design thinking capabilities to:

  • Uncover organizational cognitive hurdles;
  • Focus hackathon themes; and
  • Strategize location, participation, and engagement components.

Blue Compass brings decades of experience in event planning, IT management, and software programming to the combination of innovative Design Thinking methodologies, ultimately culminating in unanticipated solutions for your most complex problems.

Are you interested in using a hackathon or Hackathon-as-a-Service for your organization?