Tealium hosted 51 of San Diego's most ambitious coders over the past weekend for a friendly competition and some stellar networking! After sessions with some of our in-house technical experts, attendees were set free to plan, design, code and impress the judges with their presentations.
Our judges evaluated each team project on the following scoring criteria:
Creativity - Freshness of idea, Innovation
Depth of Platform Usage - 1 point for each Feature/Source
Collaboration of Team - Did the team work together well? Were they on the same page in regards to concept?
Presentation of Concept - Charisma, Clarity, Communication. Was there a "why" driving their idea?
Working Product - Did it function as planned? Could they demo a working product?
Project Cleanliness/Sophistication - How did the UI look? Was the project overly simple? Unclear? Bugs?
Here are the highlights of the solutions from the three teams who took home prizes.
1st Place: The Da Vinci Coders
The 1st place award was given to The Da Vinci Coders, whose mission statement was "transparency on visitor data collection". This team set out to use Tealium to give users access to non-technical, readable data about the information a company collects about the consumer. This tool featured an interactive modal with graphs and statistic generated from the data collected for the user and options to download the data, update consent preferences for specific data points, and delete their profile entirely. A secondary feature was a live data feed widget to display the updated data known about a user as they navigated and interacted with the website.
Unique Features: team spent time wireframing before build and leveraged Tealium Deployment (extensions), download option. The tool was implemented entirely through Tealium iQ, with no required changes to the source code of the website.
Tealium Components: Visitor Lookup API, DataAccess, Mock Data API
Congratulations to the first place winners!
2nd Place: MapVertize
The 2nd place award was given to team MapVertize, who created a way to visualize product/user density over time to help distribute resources to appropriate locations. This application displays a map with gradient based location indicators showing the volume of events received for any given timeframe for a specific location. The interface provides features for updating the location being viewed and the timeframe being evaluated, including a slider feature which allows users to watch the location indicators dynamically appear, grow and shrink through the passing of time.
Unique Features: geolocation and time data used
Tech Stack: React, Google Maps
Tealium Components: Mock Profile API
Congratulations to the 2nd place team!
3rd Place: The Average Joes
We awarded 3rd place to The Average Joes, who gave us a clear understanding of their teamwork and roles while creating usable data for customers. Their aim was to create data driven decisions by easily visualizing KPIs. The Average Joes application shows charts and graphs of data averages across a population for any attributes configured within AudienceStream and also allows you to compare the dataset averages directly to an individual with interface controls for filtering and sorting.
Unique Features: compares stats of an individual against the aggregate audience
Tech Stack: Plotly/D3, SVG, JS, GIT
Tealium Components: Mock Data API
We had a blast hosting and learning alongside the Game of Codes attendees and hope to see even more coders and designers come out for our next hackathon. Stay tuned for future events with the Tealium team!
Special thanks to product experts and all who volunteered to present, coach, and support at the Hackathon.
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The Tealium team is thrilled to announce the first iteration of The Game of Codes! This event will be an immersive and rigorous hackathon designed to inspire innovative thinking and challenge the way we conceive technology.
At a Glance
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We invite the best and brightest to join us in San Diego for a friendly competition and the chance to win one of our many prizes. Tealium’s The Game of Codes will run from August 17th through August 18th, with optional break outs for contestants and clients alike to learn more about the Tealium technology stack.
On Saturday, August 17th we will kick off the event with a general session that will include an overview and detailed schedule for the event. We will also have executive guest speakers share about Tealium’s vision for the future. Afterwards, contestants will break off into groups and attend optional learning sessions.
During the sessions, participants will have the opportunity to learn about how Tealium’s patented technology platform works and what it takes to power real-time customer data orchestration for more than 800 companies worldwide.
At the end of the day on the 18th, we will have presentations, prizes, and celebration. After all that hard work comes some cool rewards! Prizes include:
Production Tealium Account
Tealium Hackathon T-Shirt
For more information, visit http://hackathon.tealiumdemo.com/.
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