HackathonCLT 2015

My wife and came in 1st place in the HACK category at HackathonCLT 2015. It was an overnight, 24-hour competition and the challenge was to find an innovative way to deliver groceries to customers, without them coming into the store. We competed against 88 other people, analyzing 140 million transactions from the grocery store Harris Teeter. […]

How to Win a Hackathon

This year I competed in three hackathons, finishing 2nd, 1st and 1st.  Reflecting back on those events, I walked away with several non-technical lessons learned to make a team successful.  Here are my battle-tested tips for winning a hackathon. Before the event: Marry up:  If you're really serious about winning, you'll do what I did and marry a technically […]