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Singtel x Microsoft IoT Hackathon Briefing Session

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Calling all developers! What if your code could revive the retail industry? We’re looking for teams to design and develop IoT solutions that help retailers increase sales, boost productivity and reinvent the way they do business. Dive into the sea of possibilities with Singtel and Microsoft.

Interested to participant? Attend the briefing session on 17 Dec, 6:30pm to 8pm. Register your interest here

Find out more information, visit www.singtel.com/iothackathon




BACKGROUND

This IoT Hackathon provides developers from start-ups, small businesses as well as students with the opportunity to solve today’s business challenge faced by the retail industry, together with best-of-breed partners. We’re looking for innovators to bring their ideas to development and take it to market on the Singtel IoT Launchpad.


THE BUSINESS CHALLENGE

The Singtel x Microsoft IoT Hackathon is recruiting teams to design and develop solutions using IoT to achieve these outcomes.

Teams need to choose and solve one or more of the challenges listed below for retailers such as supermarkets, convenience stores, fashion and lifestyle shops and shopping malls:

Increase sales

  1. Elevate customer satisfaction and improve retail experience in the store

  2. Enhance path to purchase through omni-channel and experiential retail

  3. Achieve greater insight about customers to provide better personalisation

Increase productivity

  1. Improve productivity of bricks and mortar retail and/or supply chain staff

  2. Improve employee engagement and retention rates of retail staff and/or supply chain staff

  3. Overcome operational inefficiencies in the supply chain (e.g. inventory management, energy usage, rental costs, etc.)


WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?

5 qualifying teams

  • Compete against each other in the 2-day IoT Hackathon and stand to win attractive cash prizes.

  • Mentoring, support and deep-dive session with our technology consultants to refine your product concept and prototype, before and during the hackathon.

  • Network with the developer community, leading technology leaders and industry partners.

3 winning teams

  • Receive cash prize to fund your product development
    • 1st prize: S$3,000
    • 2nd prize: S$1,500
    • 3rd prize: S$1,000
  • A chance to productise your IoT solution and go-to-market on the Singtel IoT Launchpad.
  • Have your solution featured on Asia’s leading tech and start-up community.


HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Step 1: Register your interest

Step 2: Attend the briefing session on 17 Dec, 6:30pm - 8pm

Step 3: Submit your proposal by 13 Jan 2019, 2359


THE JOURNEY

IoT Hackathon Timeline


Find out more information, visit www.singtel.com/iothackathon

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