Hackathon Training Session Conducted by Dr. Damyanti Datta

Hackathon Training Session Conducted by Dr. Damyanti Datta

Dr. Damayanti Datta, Associate Professor at Jaipuria School of Business conducted a Hackathon workshop for second year students. Organizations today throughout the world are conducting hackathon sessions in order to achieve breakthroughs in business processes and products among others in an innovative manner. Ms.Sweety Singh, Placement Head organized the workshop for second year students so that they become familiar with this new concept of hackathon that is currently in demand in various organizations. In the workshop, students were briefly introduced to the old definitions of hackathons and then to the new definition that is prevalent in organizations today. Dr.Datta elaborated the different characteristics of the new concept of hackathon and gave examples from the real world. She also conducted a small hackathon competition between the students by dividing them into two groups. Each group was given a problem which they had to solve by designing an app for mobiles. The group with best app design would win a prize. The judges were Ms.Sweety Singh and Dr.Damayanti Datta and one of the groups won the prize and they were awarded a prize by Dr. Timira Shukla, Dean of Jaipuria School of Business