Accenture DevelopHer 2020

35 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

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hackathon
Online
starts on:
Jul 18, 2020, 07:00 AM
ends on:
Aug 02, 2020, 10:55 AM

Overview

NOTE: This challenge is open to the female developers based in the Phillipines only

Calling all women in technology!

Accenture invites you to participate in DevelopHER: All-Female Innovation Challenge, our annual technology hackathon. This is your opportunity to turn your innovative ideas into reality, right in the comfort of your own home.

This year’s hackathon will be virtual and will have two rounds prior to the selection of winners.

WHAT’S DEVELOPHER: ALL-FEMALE INNOVATION CHALLENGE?

Now on its third year, DevelopHER: All-Female Innovation Challenge is an annual hackathon that aims to encourage female developers, designers and beginners — both graduating college students and professionals—to use their skills and capabilities to develop technology solutions to a stated problem statement.

During the challenge, participants will work closely with technology experts from Accenture and other industry experts in the Philippines.

CAN I/WE JOIN?

If you are female with a keen interest in technology, and you have an innovative idea and can develop a prototype within the time frame allocated for the challenge, you can join! You must also be 18 years old or older and based in the Philippines.

If you are a female Accenture employee, you may join the challenge as part of a group of four (4) members, provided that the other three (3) are non-Accenture employees.

WHERE DO I SIGN-UP?

You can register for the DevelopHER All-Female Innovation Challenge by filling out the online form at https://www.accenture.com/developher/registertoday

  • Registration will end on July 31 (Friday). To confirm your registration, you should send your updated CV to the DevelopHER 2020 Core Team via email.
  • Any applications submitted with incomplete or inaccurate information will result in you or your team being disqualified from the hackathon. Accenture rulings in this regard are final.
  • Registration does not ensure your automatic participation in the hackathon. Qualified participants will receive an email from Accenture.


Themes

Problem Statement: How might we use technology + empathy and creativity to empower organizations and communities in digital transformation?

You are given the opportunity to create solutions using a wide array of technology capabilities: Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Blockchain, Internet of Things, and Cloud and Extended Reality.

The goal of this challenge is for you or your team to create prototypes of products, services and ideas using open data, open-source libraries, public application program interfaces (APIs), frameworks for fast prototyping and software development, microcontrollers, sensors and other hardware (e.g. 3D printers, beacons, wearables, etc.).

Healthcare and Medication
  • We are interested in hearing about your next disruptive idea that not only focuses on next-gen experiences but also brings together an ecosystem of enablers to make it a reality.
  • AI-enabled medical devices, and blockchain electronic health records are just a few concrete examples of digital transformation in healthcare. Innovation is the main process here with the main goal of streamlining physicians’ work, optimizing systems, improving patient outcomes, reducing human error, and lowering costs through amazing web and mobile experiences. The IoT revolution will also have a great impact in the healthcare industry.
  • You are expected to come up with innovative solutions for process and digital transformation for the healthcare industry and improve medical facilities all around the globe.
Travel and Tourism

Women from interdisciplinary backgrounds are welcomed to produce a creative solution that can help the travel and tourism industry to function better and more effectively.

  • If you are an app developer, can you build an endless stream of helpful new apps to add to our phones that adds value to industries and organizations ? Identify the challenges, a factor of problems, analyze them, and develop a solution using technologies such as open-source platforms and relevant datasets?
  • AL/ML enthusiasts, data scientists, and analysts are encouraged to identify the pain points, analyze the trend, and derive references that can create meaningful impact on major industry sectors.
  • If IoT integration excites you, we urge you to showcase your analytic skill over connecting devices and innovation by integrating technology and expertise to make production faster, simpler and more efficient using data analytics and prediction algorithms to develop solutions for the cause.

Discover, develop, and deliver ideas that you believe in. Because we believe in them too!

Education, Social Life and Awareness
  • Society relies on your domain expertise to build and execute solutions such as building web/desktop/mobile applications to help learners and researchers across the world to access and use better e- learning platforms, Enhance virtual meeting tools in an innovative way for work-life balance, exploring an effective platform for virtual learning, building devices that are smarter than ever and can leverage intelligence to increase awareness.
  • How your solution can lead to easily accessible learnings and a better place to breathe in? Have a better and noble solution for societal welfare and education ? Can't wait to on-board that!
Transformative Transportation
  • Modern transportation is currently experiencing major changes thanks to transformative transportation technologies. New and advanced modes of public transportation are emerging and replacing the current modes of transportation. This change is transforming the transportation sector and triggering a paradigm shift.
  • Propose and demonstrate solutions that have the potential to shake up current economic development strategies, which means it is perennially important to be on the lookout for new transportation technologies and their potential for influencing economic development.

Prizes

Main Prizes
Grand Champion
PHP 50,000
First Runner Up
PHP 30,000
Second Runner Up
PHP 20,000
more
Special Prizes
E-certificates

All finishers will receive an e-certificate of participation plus food delivery voucher worth Php 500.00.

Java/Android enabled projects
PHP 5,000

Any team that makes it to the Top 10 with a prototype powered by or written in Android or Java will be awarded an additional Php 5,000.00.

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