Date: 07 January, 2020 - 17 February, 2020
Organized by: Dell Technologies
Dell Technologies has launched the Dell Augmented Hackathon, an innovative platform to recruit top technology talent from across Southeast Asia.
Seeking multi-skilled creators, tinkerers and explorers to join the Dell Technologies Singapore-based Experience Innovation Group (EIG), twenty winning participants will be given the chance to help design and build revolutionary tools that will transform the Future of Work. Top teams from the Hackathon will also receive rewards from a prize pool of S$25,000 in addition to a range of select Dell products.
Aimed at software engineers, UI/UX designers, interaction designers, system architects and hardware embedded engineers, interested applicants of the Dell Augmented Hackathon will first need to submit product ideas that address one of the three themes: Immersive Productivity, Always Ready and Working Together. The top 100 participants will then be shortlisted and invited to compete at the Hackathon on 7th and 8th of March 2020 in Singapore, where they will work on projects in pre-assigned teams. After which, top participants will get to pitch their ideas at Pitch Day on 14th March 2020, where their projects will be judged by senior team members from Dell Technologies.
Applications for the Dell Augmented Hackathon are now open and submissions will close on 17 February 2020, 11:59pm SGT. Applicants should ideally possess deep expertise in one technology area as well as keen awareness of the corresponding technology landscape. Shortlisted participants travelling to Singapore for the Hackathon will receive a travel grant for subsidised travel and accommodation expenses. Interested individuals can apply via the website.
The Dell Augmented Hackathon is hosted by Singapore-based innovation catalysts, Padang & Co, under its Hack-Hire platform. The Hack-Hire platform was developed to help organisations revamp the way they hire tech professionals by helping them switch to a competitive hiring hackathon or innovation challenge format.