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Accenture Digital Datathon

Organized by Accenture Digital and Avanade
Barcelona
21st and 22nd of May
#ACNDatathon

Overview

Do you feel passionate about challenges? If so, take the chance and join us to be part of the first Accenture Digital Datathon. Show your skills to the rest of the world and prove that you master them!

An Analytic experience designed and conceived to confront people within the Digital business sector and focused to strength the talent, the innovation capacity and the creativity of the participants.

Team cooperation, think developing, intuition, time optimization, prioritization… are just some of the skills that you will need to achieve the victory within the time that the contest lasts. Will you be the one holding the first position? Let’s find it out!

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WHAT IS THE COMPETITION ABOUT?

A competition where the teams will be asked to solve a challenging analytical problem by building and developing mathematical models. Moreover, the teams will be also required to present the insights gained through the calculations in a presentation where the visualization of the outputs generated will play an important role.

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WHERE & WHEN

The contest will take place in Barcelona*, on the 21st and 22nd of May.

Starting on Saturday 21st at 09:00 AM with a welcome breakfast and finishing on Sunday 22nd at 14:30 PM with the award ceremony. And in between? Find below the full schedule for the event:

Saturday, May 21st:

09:00 – Open Gates
09:20 – Team formations and presentations
09:30 – Opening presentations
Accenture and Operations Analytics
Avanade and Microsoft Azure
Problem explanation
10:15 – Start competition
18:00 – Avanade experience
20:00 – Event venue closes

Food and beverages will be served all day long

Sunday, May 22nd:

09:00 – Event venue opens
10:15 – Accuracy competition closes. Final submission for accuracy track
11:00 – Business competition closes. Final submission for presentations.
11:00 – Begins presentations of the business track
13:30 – Competition prizes and open discussion.
14:30 – Event closes

Food and beverages will be served all day long

In addition to this complete agenda there will be leisure and networking time and other surprises that we cannot tell.

*the selected participants will receive an e-mail with the logistic details for the competition

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REQUISITES TO PARTICIPATE

  • To be in possession of an ID card or a Passport in force, or another document (in agreement with the Spanish legislation) that confirms your identity.

  • Each participant shall bring its own laptop/computer in order to participate in the contest. The participant is free to use any hardware or any software that considers necessary for the problem resolution.

  • Highly recommendable at least 1 year of experience on development of analytical problem solutions and programming.

  • Very valuable:

    • Programming languages: R, Python, Java, C, C++, VBA, SQL…

    • Mathematical modelling

    • Statistics

    • Machine learning

    • Visualization software: QlikView, Tableau, Spotfire…

  • Predisposition to have fun, meet people and have a good time!

The deadline to apply is May 10th. So hurry up, openings are limited and they will be assigned by order of enrollment.

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REWARDS

All effort is worth a reward. That is our core idea. Therefore we want to recognize the hard work you are going to perform so you can keep a good memory of this event.

  • First prize to Accuracy track: each member of the winning team will receive a BOSE QuietComfort 25 headphones and 1 IPAD 2 Mini.

  • Second prize to Business track: each member of the winning team will receive Camara Pentax RICOH THETA S Full HD.

  • Special price for Microsoft Technology usage: There will be special prizes valued in more than 1200 euros.

registration form

Please, complete this registration form. All participants must submit their own registration as to be considered elective for the contests.

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