Topcoder Members of the Month – VIDEO – June 2016
Yes, yes, yes!!! This is our favorite post of the month! Why you ask? Because here we celebrate our Topcoder members who knocked it out of the park and put a bright spotlight on their incredible effort, achievements, and victories! Our Topcoder Community is over 1M members strong, but we always share individual accomplishments like these because they remind us that it’s extremely talented
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TCO16 Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton!
Back in April, we announced during a TTL that the 2016 Topcoder Open (TCO) will be taking place in Washington DC. Check out the awesome video! Well, we’re even more excited to share the details! We are beyond thrilled to announce that the TCO16 Finals will be officially sponsored and hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton at their new, premier Innovation Center in downtown Washington DC! Booz
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Deloitte Introduces Pixel: Crowdsourcing Goes Mainstream
Yes, at Topcoder we’ve been discussing the benefits of crowdsourcing for over 15 years. We can say pretty comfortably… ‘we were early!’. Today, crowdsourcing is in the limelight due to the world’s largest GSIs (Global Systems Integrators) building unique and scaleable businesses around crowdsourcing. Deloitte, who partners with Topcoder, recently unveiled to the world Deloitte Pixel.
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Topcoder Monthly: The Community Video Newsletter – July 2016
July is hot… July can get a little wild… and July is usually a lot of fun. At Topcoder we’ve got a ton cooking up that all equates to more opportunities for you, our members, to learn and compete in challenges that excite! So, get ready for some fireworks and enjoy Topcoder's Community Manager Nick Castillo as he details what the month of July holds for you, our Topcoder community. Top
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Topcoder + GitLab: Topcoder Chrome Extension Update
A few weeks ago we announced the release of a lightweight Chrome extension that integrates Topcoder with GitHub so you can seamlessly extend your development team with crowdsourcing. This week we released an update to the Chrome extension that integrates Topcoder with GitLab—functionality that continues to make it easier to use crowdsourcing to complete critical development work faster. The
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Booz Allen Hamilton Crowdsources Stunning ‘Swarm’ Drone Dashboard Designs
Hackathons inspire greatness. To see today’s best innovators hone their craft in such a high-pressure and fast-paced environment showcases that speed is the new currency of IT. They show the art of what’s possible and deliver a working solution that motivates future innovative thinking. Taking an already great idea to the next level The Hack the Sky hackathon, hosted this weekend by the U.S.
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A Bonus Stage – Last Chance for a Trip to TCO16!
Bo-nus:nounsomething welcome and often unexpected that accompanies and enhances something that is itself good. Everyone loves a bonus. Bonus cash. Bonus food. Bonus puppies. Bonus prizes. Bonus TCO16 stage. Yes, you read that right. Today, July 1, we are announcing a bonus TCO16 stage. For the next two months, scan Development and First2Finish challenges thoroughly because some of them will
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Using Crowdsourcing in Your Design & Prototyping Sprints
“Must go faster” — Dr. Ian Malcom, Jurassic Park Perhaps you’re being chased by a Tyrannosaurus Rex… perhaps not. But, chances are that you and your team are seeking ways to start projects sooner and move top ideas forward faster. A recent article on Singularity Hub from Peter Diamandis — founder of XPRIZE and co-founder of Singularity University — dove into the idea of
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Topcoder and Girls Who Code Discuss the Growing Role of Women in Technology
Supporting the next generation of technologists, promoting women in technology, and advocating for women in the workforce, are 3 pillars of my career journey. So, when I was asked to speak to a group of talented young ladies at the first ever Florida Tech’s weVenture Girls Who Code Club - I was obviously thrilled! On the heels of an extremely emotional week for the Orlando, Florida community
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Topcoder News: Scorecards and Bug Hunts
For some time, we have realized through our forums and conversations with CAB, that there have been inconsistencies when it came to processes either related to reviewing or simply the execution of a challenge. A few weeks ago, an email was sent to all copilots and reviewers in an effort to unify the thoughts of how some challenges should be run and how certain sections of the scorecards are to be
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