Pitney Bowes Software

OPENS AT: Aug 11, 2017, 07:30 AM

CLOSES AT: Aug 13, 2017, 12:30 PM

DURATION: 2h

PB Code Inspire 2.0

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ABOUT CHALLENGE

Pitney Bowes launches its 2nd diversity Hackathon 'Pitney Bowes Code Inspire 2.0', a Hack-a-thon for women in technology.

Diversity and inclusion are deep-rooted in Pitney Bowes culture and are fundamental to our success. Pitney Bowes realizes the importance of women in technology and that of encouraging more women to join technology-related fields. Last year, we conducted Pitney Bowes Code Inspire, a hackathon specifically for women at college, which was huge success.

This year, Pitney Bowes brings to you ‘Code Inspire 2.0’, a particularly unique initiative aimed at women in colleges, working women & women who have taken a career break. Women in Tech should be encouraged and celebrated and this is a great platform for them to showcase their coding skills. ‘Code Inspire 2.0’ is aimed to test Algorithm programming skills in programmers, which is the foundation of computer programming.

The contest will have 2 rounds:
Round 1: Virtual Round conducted from 11th August to 13th August.
Round 2: Shortlisted women from the virtual round will be invited to an Offline Hackathon on 18th August in Pitney Bowes Pune Office.

The Online Round will have 2 Programming questions with varying difficulty levels, which should be solved over a duration of 2 Hours. Participants who solve the problems correctly in the shortest time span will be shortlisted and invited to Pitney Bowes office in Pune for the 2nd Offline Round. The Offline Round will ask you to solve problems that will help enable commerce across the full commerce continuum with speed and agility.

Showcase your spirit of innovation through PB Code Inspire 2.0!

Note: Once the shortlist is announced after the qualifier round i.e the online coding round 1, the shortlisted participants will have to be present at PB office in Pune for round 2. Participants will have to bear expense of travel.

PRIZES

There are great prizes to be won

1st Prize

INR Rs. 15,000 

Amazon Voucher of 15K

2nd Prize

INR Rs. 12,000 

Amazon Voucher of 12K

3rd Prize

INR Rs. 8,000 

Amazon Voucher of 8K

ABOUT COMPANY

Pitney Bowes is a global technology company powering billions of transactions – physical and digital – in the connected and borderless world of commerce. We provide industry leading solutions in technology areas such as location intelligence, customer information management and cross-border commerce, emphasizing interplay between physical and digital communications.

Pitney Bowes has more than 1.5 million clients in approximately 100 countries around the world that rely on their products, solutions and services including 90 percent of the Fortune 500. Pitney Bowes Software India, is the largest R&D center for Pitney Bowes globally. In 2016, the company announced the Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud - a cloud platform that provides access to solutions, analytics and APIs leveraging all of PB’s physical and digital capabilities for clients to identify customers, locate opportunities, enable communications, power shipping and manage payments. With this launch, Pitney Bowes has expanded its market opportunity to a 40 Billion Digital Commerce and Shipping market. The new cloud-enabled solutions and services utilize the innovation, security and reliability that made Pitney Bowes an industry leader for more than 96 years, represent a strategic milestone in the evolution of shipping, mailing and digital commerce.

  • Pitney Bowes products and solutions are used by 90 percent of Fortune 500 firms
  • Pitney Bowes services more than 1 million small and medium businesses

Awards and Accolades for PBSI:

Pitney Bowes Software India turned 10 in March 2017. In just 10 short years, we’ve been named one of India’s Top 10 Best Work Places by the Great Place to Work Institute®, making this the 7th time we have been named a Great Work Place.

Our other laudable achievements include:

  • Forbes Best Large Employers
  • Top 50 best companies to work for
  • Top 5 Great Places to Work for in IT sector
  • Best Place for Women to remain at work
  • Diversity Impact Award
  • Special Initiative Award (Project Dhaarna – for Diversity)
  • Exemplary Leadership Award – Mr. Manish Choudhary (Senior Vice President, Global Innovation and Managing Director, India, Pitney Bowes)
  • Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2013: Diversity Impact Award & Managing Health at Workplace Award also ranked 11th as the Best Employers in the region
  • Ranked 8th in DATAQUEST top 20 best IT companies 2012

GUIDELINES

  1. Before you attempt programming questions, you should choose a language from the given list.

  2. All inputs for the programming problems are from STDIN and output to STDOUT....

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