Wawa HCL Hackathon 2019

205 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5
205 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5

This campaign is over.

starts on:
Oct 12, 2019, 12:30 PM ()
ends on:
Oct 12, 2019, 11:00 PM ()


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From The Wheel to the Hyperloop, innovations have sparked many revolutions. In the 21st century, only technology can answer the complex challenges faced by the world. HCL has embraced a culture of learning and innovation since its inception. At the #WawaByHCL hackathon hosted at Media, Pennsylvania - home to Wawa convenience stores - HCL invites modern-day innovators such as yourself, to tackle real-world problems posed by the world's biggest brands. Mentored by business leaders, you'll collaborate to build solutions that will propel their organizations into the 21st Century.

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Wawa HCL Hackathon 2019 is being conducted to inspire ideas ranging from real-time retail business challenges to automation in the cloud, self-remediation, IoT, and cost optimization. The ideas imagined by developers will correlate with retail industry trends around topics that reflect the pulse of activity.

About HCL

HCL Technologies is a next-generation, global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. Our technology products, services, and engineering are built on four decades of innovation, with a world-renowned management philosophy, a strong culture of invention and risk-taking, and a relentless focus on customer relationships.

With a worldwide network of R&D, innovation labs and delivery centers, and 143,000+ ‘Ideapreneurs’ working in 44 countries, HCL serves leading enterprises across key industries, including 250 Fortune 500 and 650 Global 2000 companies. HCL generated consolidated revenues of USD 8.9 billion for 12 months (ending 30 June 2019).

HCL offers an integrated portfolio of products, solutions, services, and IP through Mode 1-2-3 strategy built around digital, IoT, cloud, automation, cybersecurity, analytics, infrastructure management, and engineering services, amongst others, to help enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age.


Workload Management

Bob has a chain of sandwich shops that sells sandwiches as well as retail items like chips and sodas to go with the sandwiches. In each store, Bob has multiple sandwich stations where his employees can make sandwiches. Bob takes orders in-store, on the web, or via mobile. He then delivers these orders via the store counter or through his delivery service called 'Bob’s sandwich delivery service'.

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Sandwich Order

Jane has a busy bakery in the city that makes the most popular muffins in town. Her primary differentiator is that she sells muffins that can be customized with over 100 options at the customers request. To enable this customization, she setup a series of kiosks within the store where customers can configure their orders.

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Sales Forecast

Robert has a problem – he doesn’t understand the volatility in his stores’ sales. He knows that sales vary between different times of day, on different days of the week, and that two categories may behave very differently. But even comparing his store’s BTO Sandwich sales on several consecutive Fridays at lunchtime, there are significant differences. Robert needs a way to understand what else is going on here, and what, if anything, he can do about it.

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Main Prizes
USD 1000
Runner Up (2)
USD 500

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