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Sprint 5 of Summer Hackathon: Planning

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Day 19 started with the final sprint planning for Balystic (online community management system). In order to integrate Balystic with SEOQ – our powerful automated SEO analysis tool – we have to increase some functionalities of community management. We have a lot on our kanban board for the next two weeks. We will be building … Continued

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Agile Retrospective: Summer Internship Hackathon

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Herndon, Virginia – This past Friday marked the end of the 3rd week of our 6 week Summer Internship Hackathon and we all agree that Fridays are a great day because we get to demonstrate what we have accomplished at the end of our sprint, we get to perform a sprint retrospective and observe lessons learned, … Continued

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

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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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Innovation lab: summer internship hackathon bootcamp

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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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Custom Page Building using Django and Tenants

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Hello! Today, we started standing up the communities, the focus of this week’s sprint. Right away, we hit several roadblocks involving the database permissions and new tenant-schemas changes, but with Andres’ help, we fixed the errors and continued. For the majority of the day, I worked on creating the form to generate the community as … Continued

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Sprint Two: Pictures, Profiles and Communities

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Day 8 of the summer hackathon internship marked the halfway point on sprint two for the Baylistic coding team. I got in early intending on working on image cropping only to realize during the daily standup that it was not a part of the definition of done for the user story. So I went back to polishing … Continued

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Summer Hackathon update by Sydney Miller June 29, 2016

Summer Hackathon update by Sydney Miller June 29, 2016

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Hello! Today at the Summer Internship Hackathon, things were a bit different than they had been the past. When I walked in this morning, there were tons of lists on the big yellow paper and Blake was taping them up all over the room. Things to do! We split into three groups: Saas, Tool, and … Continued

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Summer Hackathon Day Three

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Day Three: I started off the day, again, trying to configure my work environment. I gained access to the 7DHub repository but still did not finish configuration. Next we all broke off into teams and began working on our prospective tasks. I’m working on the SEOQ Tool Team with Pranav and Luis. The other scrum team … Continued

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Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Jessie Shen

Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Jessie Shen

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Well, today was our day one of sprint one! We organized into groups – I’m a part of the Traction team, along with Farhan, Sydney, and Kunal. We received a list of tasks and started to work on them. Much of the day was spent using creative energy to come up with names, pitches, and identifying … Continued

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Agileana Summer Internship Hackathon Day Two by Kunal Naik

Agileana Summer Internship Hackathon Day Two by Kunal Naik

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During the second day of the internship, we continued some housekeeping tasks from the first day, but spent most of the time discussing the product which we wanted to create during this six-week period. The original idea began with the idea that all websites are a root of 7 major themes. These 7 major themes … Continued

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Day 1 Summer Hackathon John Nugyen

Day 1 Summer Hackathon John Nugyen

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Today was a good first day. It was like the first day of school, excited to see people and find out what the next few weeks would be like. The food and free swag was pretty cool, and I enjoy the presence of everyone there. I learned how the workplace is going to flow and … Continued

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