Category: Summer Internship Hackathon

Agileana Summer Internship Update

        Filed under: Agile development, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hey everyone! Today at Agileana, I tested six user stories for the SaaS Team working on Balystic. It was pretty cool to see their progress even though the web app is still in staging. In terms of traction, I sent out the last round of emails to the SEO Pros, covering for Farhan so he … Continued

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Agile coaching to help bright interns work in a collaborative environment and improve their performance

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

I have had the great opportunity to coach very smart interns about agile methodologies in our Summer Internship Hackaton. This is the first time I introduce Agile to developers with very little experience in that methodology, and it’s exciting to see results within just a week of work. In the first day of the internship, I gave a … Continued

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Growth Hacking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

        Filed under: Summer Internship Hackathon

The last two days have been an experiment in testing various marketing channels and product designs to gather traffic onto our existing product page. I spent time discussing with the product owner (Blake) and parsing through user feedback / google analytics data about user behavior to identify the weak points in our website design. I encountered initial difficulty setting … Continued

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Pranav

Modeling Modular Modules

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today we got into full speed on our week three sprint. Our goal is to build the new seoq.com with a modular design such that we can test how google plays with the various factors of SEO as well as act on new intelligence about the google algorithm. This is one major factor that other … Continued

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kunal

SEO Tool: From traction, to front end, to python developing

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

The beginning of the week meant a new spring. So far, our SEO team has been researching how exactly Google ranks its websites based on keywords and how we would be able to replicate the algorithm. Late last week, Jessie and I worked on the UI for the report that would show up after the … Continued

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Django Invites and Demo

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today’s work centered around the community invites. While Andres worked on the “Join” and “Leave” features of the community page, the whole team collectively swarmed the invite to community capability. This user story especially gave us trouble because of the different logic paths that could occur depending on whether the email invitee had an existing … Continued

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Sprint 3: Higher Level Functionality

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Day 11 marked the official first day of sprint three. We started the day again with the stand up meeting which we had actually forgotten yesterday. Immediately after that the SaaS team for Balystic got to work on higher level functionalities for both general users and communities. Now that Andreas finished the functionality for joining … Continued

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Growth hacking strategies from Sydney Miller at Agileana

        Filed under: Agile development, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi! Today at the summer internship hackathon, the traction team was very busy. We started the day by rearranging our office space and grabbing a few extra monitors to increase our productivity. It worked! After the morning stand up, I worked on emailing the contact list of SEO pros for the SEO Quotient product. We are … Continued

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cs web interns

Innovation lab: summer internship hackathon bootcamp

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Herndon, VA – This summer we had the crazy idea of organizing a Summer Internship Hackathon for a dozen high school graduates and rising Seniors. The goals were to: Teach agile web development Validate the market for a particular application Produce a Software as a Service (SaaS) web application Obtain Traction through Growth Hacking and … Continued

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Joyce

Sprint Planning and Printing JSON Returned by QScraper

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today the Tool Team started off the day with sprint planning the whole week, which I thought was really helpful. We took about two hours doing this and split up all the different user stories into Core and SEO KPI. Within each category, we marked which user stories would be easy, medium, and hard and also … Continued

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