Accoding to a EY, the Hackathon challenges technology enthusiasts and chartered accountants to conceive and build innovative digital solutions for complex business functions. In a world where everything from business models and value chains to government functions and social contracts are getting disrupted, this hackathon emerges as an innovative platform to address some of the tough questions facing organisations today by seizing the upside of disruption.
A 24-hour uninterrupted codefest, EY Hackathon – Intelligent Automation, will present opportunities to application developers, coders, UI/UX experts and chartered accountants, to collaborate and create unique prototypes and simulations that will have a lasting impact on how businesses function.
It is an attempt to simplify the dynamic business operations such as tax, compliance and supply chain among others with the use of intelligent applications such as Robotics Process Automation, Machine Learning, Natural Language Generation and Natural Language Processing.
Mr Farokh Balsara, Partner and Markets Leader, EY India said, “Our first EY Hackathon on Blockchain offered opportunities for young talent from various startups, business houses and educational institutions to collaborate with EY subject matter experts in an open innovation environment, to solve real life business challenges. The second edition of EY Hackathon is a unique effort in bringing together developers, design enthusiasts and chartered accountants to realize functional prototypes using Intelligent Automation.”
The development of solutions will be aided by an array of tools and cloud platforms provided by Automation Anywhere, IBM and Microsoft. The two best prototypes will be evaluated and awarded on the basis of uniqueness, scalability and their applicability in businesses.
The EY Hackathon – Intelligent Automation will commence on Saturday, 4 November 2017 at GoWork@108, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon and conclude on 5 November 2017 with the felicitation of winners.
“EY Hackathon is one of the many platforms that we have created to fuel digital innovation and a culture of collaboration as we make every effort in building a better working world”, said Mr Balsara.