Let's build a smarter digital government. The Challenge: Hack the Norm.

What can you do in a weekend?


Let's build a smarter digital government. The Challenge: Hack the Norm. At PivotPoint, we are instituting innovation as the norm. We challenge you to re-imagine and improve current government processes and standards.

Lets tackle real issues and solve real problems.

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Eligibility

PivotPoint 16 is open to any current Virginia Tech student with any programming and coding skill level.

Requirements

PivotPoint 16 is a Software-Only hackathon.

All submissions can be done through the PivotPoint 16 Devpost Website and will be presented expo-style at the end of the event.

Judges

Matt Welsh

Matt Welsh
Account Executive, HPE

John Allie

John Allie
Account Executive, HPE

Jonathan McCallister

Jonathan McCallister
Account Technical Director, HPE

Judging Criteria

  • Composure
    How well constructed is the submission? Does it consist of mainly framework, or does it execute a function from beginning to end completely?
  • Complexity
    How complex is the submission? Does it require several inter-working systems to complete tasks or is it created to streamline one or few tasks?
  • Innovation
    Does the submission take a problem and fix it? Does the submission solve a problem and position itself to evolve with the problem?