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Overview

ITC Infotech presents the third edition of iTech - the company’s flagship annual co-creation and technology innovation platform.

As part of iTech 2017, ITC Infotech is bringing together some of the sharpest technology minds to compete, create and code for complex business applications, as part of a programing Codeathon. Grab this opportunity to prove your mettle in technology and win the ultimate bragging rights, along with cash prizes and hiring opportunities, while you learn from industry experts.

An exciting addition to iTech 2017 for technology startups is the ITC Infotech Grant of Rs. 5 Lacs for a paid POC, and the opportunity to partner with the company, as we work towards creating a thriving ecosystem to accelerate technology innovation.

WHY PARTICIPATE
Students

If you are done with the text books and labs, come join us by sending in your entry for our programing codeathon. Our mentors and technology experts will guide you along the way to help you transform your idea. As a shortlisted candidate for ITC Infotech’s iTech 2017, you get the ultimate nationwide bragging rights, an opportunity to strengthen your CV and explore exciting career opportunities.

Developers & Professionals

Send in your entry now, and compete against some of the brightest technology minds. See how your idea measures up, interact with peers, and for 30 hours, be part of a race against time to create code for complex business applications. What’s more, you also get to interact with and learn from some pioneering start-ups as they showcase solutions they have developed and path-breaking innovations they are taking to market.

Startups

Join us for iTech and showcase your startup to business leaders from some of India’s biggest and most respected companies, as well as ITC Infotech’s global clients - all under the same roof. Here’s more – in addition to the ITC Infotech Grant of Rs. 5 Lacs for a paid-POC to the winning startup, as a system integrator, ITC Infotech may also partner and invest in helping you develop your solution, create a joint go-to-market and provide you with market access.

rewards and recognition

First Prize
(Codeathon)

INR 3,00,000

Second Prize
(Codeathon)

INR 2,00,000

Third Prize
(Codeathon)

INR 1,00,000

Winner
(Startup Showcase)

INR 5,00,000

CODEATHON

Are you up for the challenge?

If you love programming, this is the opportunity to code your way to glory. Participation in the iTech Codeathon is free and open to all (students,Professionals and developers). This is a team based competition & each team can have a maximum of 4 members.

Participants need to select one of the Codeathon programing challenges listed in Themes Section and submit solution overview details. Entries will be judged on the overall technical approach, reusability, security and performance.

For more details regarding codeathon themes, problem statements, guideliness & deliverables. click here

Entry closes on Saturday, 15th July, 2017

codeathon themes
Choose one of the Themes listed below & submit your solution consisting of solution overview, solution approach, high level architecture & technology stack, which you will be using for Codeathon. Entries will be judged on the overall technical approach, reusability, security and performance.
  • Social Chat
    Enable users to communicate and share images/videos with other users or to a group of users. More..
  • Mobile Blogs
    Enable users to share or view issues, articles, blogs and discussions in general. More..
  • App Feedback
    Enable users to provide comprehensive feedback from within an app. More..
  • Offline Mobile Content
    Create rich/ HTML content pages on the server and download them to a mobile app for full offline access for connected and offline scenarios. More..
  • Mobile Push Notification
    A generic push notification component for all three platforms (Android, iOS and Windows Phone) More..
  • Jigsaw Puzzle
    9-piece jigsaw puzzle for android/ iOS. More..
Codeathon Timeline
Codeathon will be conducted in 3 phases

Idea Phase


Pick any one theme and build your idea around a potential solution and submit your solution overview along with the supporting documents.

Coding & Mentoring Phase


Each shortlisted team will be assigned a technical mentor.Teams are expected to develop & deploy their code on the ITC Infotech environment for verification.

Presentation & Evaluation phase


Finalists will be invited to Bengaluru to further enhance their code and present to an eminent jury.Top 3 teams will be fecilitated during the award ceremony.

Codeathon registration begins
15 Jun
 
 
15 Jul
Registration Ends
Mentor allocation & Code development begins(Top 40 teams)
15 Jul
 
 
22 Jul (9AM)
Code enhancement begins
Presentation and Evaluation
23 Jul (9PM)
 
 
23 Jul (5PM)
Awards Ceremony
Judging Criteria
Solutions will be judged on a combination of the following critera

TECHNICAL APPROACH

REUSABILITY

SECURITY

PERFORMANCE

STARTUP SHOWCASE

Are you a disruptive technology innovator?

For startups, the iTech 2017 startup ‘SHOWCASE’ is just the platform you have been waiting for. We will bring the ‘customer’ to you; you need to demonstrate how your solution can add value. The startup ‘SHOWCASE’ section has been designed with the objective of providing innovative technology startups with a platform to present their solutions directly to business users.

The winning startup will be awarded an ITC Infotech grant of Rs. 5 Lacs for co-development of a PoC. ITC Infotech may also partner and invest with relevant startups to help develop the solution, create a joint go-to-market and provide market access.

For more details regarding startup showcase themes, problem statements, guideliness & deliverables. click here

Entry closes on Saturday, 15th July, 2017

Startup showcase themes
Choose any one of the Themes listed below & submit your presentation which details out the anticipated gaps & unique business challenges, which your startup can address.Entries will be judged on the basis relevance to business and scalability.
  • Voice-controlled AI
    Voice-controlled AI devices/technologies (such as Amazon Echo, Google Home, Siri or Cortana) to improve inpatient hospital experience by providing an intelligent virtual assistant to hospital patients.
  • Pattern Identification
    Identify patterns in Loyalty customers and drive proactive engagement for Retail, Consumer Goods, Travel and Hospitality.
  • Personalized Marketing
    Enable personalized marketing (across industries, including Banking, Insurance, Retail, Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Insurance, Travel and Hospitality)
  • Predictive Maintenance
    Predictive Maintenance in factories.
  • Yield prediction
    Yield prediction for Agriculture.
  • Identification of pest
    dentification of pest (insects, diseases, weeds etc.) through image analysis, and recommender system for remedies.
  • Golden Batch Analysis
    Golden Batch Analysis in Process Manufacturing -a.Control limits for various process parameters. b.Predictive & prescriptive composition of raw material.
  • Trade promotion
    AI based Trade promotion/campaign management.
  • OPEN Category

    Technology solution providers across the following industries are also welcome to participate: Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Consumer Goods,Manufacturing, Travel, Hospitality and Agriculture.

    Solutions leveraging the following technologies will be an added bonus: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Computing, Automation, Deep Learning,Natural Language Processing, and Bots.

Startup showcase timeline
Startup showcase will be conducted in 3 phases

Solution Ideation

Pick any one problem statement & send a short presentation on how your solution can add value.

Solution Presentation

Shortlisted startups will present their solution to an audience of senior business decission makers.

Solution Development

The winning startup will be awarded a grant of INR 5 Lakhs for core development of Proof of concept(POC).

Startup registration begins
15 Jun
 
 
15 Jul
Registration Ends
Announcement of top 25 startups
10 Jul
 
 
22 Jul
Startup Presentation & Shortlisting(Top 3)
Final Presentation & Awards ceremony
23 Jul
 
 
1 Aug
Winning startup starts developing POC
Judging Criteria
Startups will be judged on a combination of the following critera

RELEVANCE TO BUSINESS

SCALABILITY

faqs
CODEATHON
  • 1. How should I register for the challenge?
    Register as a new user, by clicking the "Register" button in the portal. Registration is mandatory for participating in the program.
  • 2. What is the eligibility for participation in Codeathon?
    Codeathon is open for Students,Developers & Professionals.
  • 3. What should be the team size?
    Each team can have a minimum of 2 & maximum of 4 members.
  • 4. Can there be individual participation?
    No, you can't register as an individual.
  • 5. Can we submit our solutions for more than one theme?
    No, you cannot submit solutions for more than one theme
  • 6. Can we submit multiple solutions for one theme?
    No. You are allowed to submit only one idea per theme.
  • 7. What are the different stages, tracks, challenges & timeline of this challenge?
    Please click here to know the details.
  • 8. Who will own the IP generated as part of the Codeathon?
    Code submitted to ITC Infotech during iTech 2017 will become the property of ITC Infotech, and the company reserves the right to use the code in full or in part or modify the code
  • 9. When and where the winners be declared?
    Winners will be announced at the end of the codeathon event, which will be held on Sunday, 23rd July, 2017 at ITC Infotech campus in Bengaluru.Click here to know more about the agenda.
  • 10. Where will the final codeathon event be conducted?
    The final codeathon event will be held at ITC Infotech Campus at Bengaluru on 22nd & 23rd July, 2017.Click here to know the agenda.
  • 11. Will the organisers take care of travel & accommodation for the final offline event?
    No
STARTUP SHOWCASE
  • 1. How should I register for the challenge?
    Register as a new user, by clicking the "Register" button in the portal. Registration is mandatory for participating in the program.
  • 2. What is the eligibility for participation in Startup showcase?
    Startup showcase is open for Established and Early-stage startups.
  • 3. Can we present a solution for more than one theme?
    No
  • 4. What are the different stages, tracks, challenges & timeline of this challenge?
    Please click here to know the details.
  • 5. Do startups need to sign NDA?
    All shortlisted startups invited to present at iTech are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement with ITC Infotech
  • 6. Who will own the IP generated as part of the Startup showcase?
    Startups will own the IP.
  • 7. When and where the winners be declared?
    Winners will be announced at the end of the startup showcase event, which will be held on Sunday, 23rd July, 2017 at ITC Infotech campus in Bengaluru.Click here to know more about the agenda.
  • 8. Where will the final startup showcase event be conducted?
    The final showcase startup event will be held at ITC Infotech Campus at Bengaluru on 22nd & 23rd July, 2017.Click here to know more about the agenda.
  • 9. Can you brief me about the grant making process?
    The winning startup will be awarded an ITC Infotech grant of Rs. 5 Lacs for co-development of a PoC.ITC Infotech may also partner and invest with relevant startups to help develop the solution, create a joint go-to-market and provide market access
  • 10. Will the organisers take care of travel & accommodation for the final offline event?
    No
AGENDA
DAY 1: Saturday, 22nd July, 2017
9:00 – 10:00 am
Registrations & Breakfast
10:00 – 10:30 am
Inauguration
10:30 – 11:00 am
Opening Remarks
11:00 am
Codeathon Begins
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Startup Showcase
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Startup Showcase
4:00 – 4:30 pm
Refreshments
4:30 – 6:30 pm
Startup Showcase
7:00 pm onward
Meet the Codeathon teams
9:00 pm onward
Codeathon continues after dinner
DAY 2: Sunday, 23rd July, 2017
8:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 – 12:30 pm
Codeathon Team Assessments
12:30 – 1:00 pm
Jury Deliberation
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm
Codeathon Code Submission
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Pitch by Top 3 Startups
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Presentation by Top 5 Codeathon Teams
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Session: The Digital Future
5:00 – 5:30 pm
Prize Distribution Ceremony
5:30 pm
Vote of Thanks & Certificate Distribution

venue

ITC Infotech
No.18,Banaswadi Main Road,
Maruthiseva Nagar,
Bangalore - 560 005

contact

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i.Tech@itcinfotech.com

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