Compete in the Datathon Only for a Discounted Rate; Free Admission to
TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise
analytics and mobility software, today announced its inaugural
MicroStrategy Datathon to be held January 15 to January 16 at its 21st
annual user conference, MicroStrategy World 2018 at The Cosmopolitan of
Las Vegas. For those who want to participate in the Datathon but are not
planning to attend other sessions at MicroStrategy World, MicroStrategy
is offering MicroStrategy World tickets that provide Datathon-only
access. The Datathon-only tickets will be free for current university
students and $200 for non-student registrants. This free and discounted
pricing is limited to the first 150 registrants.
"Our Datathon is definitely going to be a highlight of MicroStrategy
World this year. We're bringing together a community of industry
leaders, visionaries, change agents and practitioners to see how they
can encourage a culture of innovation," said Tim Lang, Senior Executive
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, MicroStrategy Incorporated.
"At MicroStrategy, we're constantly looking for new ways to deliver the
best and most innovative solutions to the enterprise, and the Datathon
is a fun way to bring this competitive spirit to life."
Teams of up to five people will have the opportunity to face off and
compete to create innovative applications using the latest version of
the MicroStrategy platform. The winning team will receive a $10,000
prize. Teams are encouraged to use third-party applications that
integrate with MicroStrategy, as long as the finished solution is built
on top of MicroStrategy. Participants will have training resources and
help from MicroStrategy professionals at their disposal to build their
own unique and innovative solutions that may incorporate AI, bots, NLG
functionality, or other technologies in conjunction with the
The competition will kick off at 9:00 a.m. PST on Monday, January 15,
and all teams will present their applications at approximately 6:00 p.m.
PST on Tuesday, January 16. Following the presentations, a panel of four
judges ‒ Impact Analytix Founder Jen Underwood, MicroStrategy specialist
Len O'Toole, MicroStrategy SEVP and CTO Tim Lang, and MicroStrategy SVP
of Product Marketing Hugh Owen ‒ will rank the top solutions to
determine which team will win the $10,000 prize. Additionally, the
audience will have the opportunity to select its favorite solution by
voting for a team using MicroStrategy Usher®. The audience's
favorite solution will be highlighted at the General Session Keynote
event the following day.
To register, please fill out the registration form here,
including your team roster and project idea by December 22, 2017. All
submissions will be reviewed, and applicants will be notified with an
approval to participate in the Datathon no later than December 29, 2017.
Complete Datathon rules are available here.
All team members must be registered attendees of MicroStrategy World
2018 in order to participate. To register for MicroStrategy World 2018,
Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #analytics18.
About MicroStrategy Incorporated
MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise
analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics
space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people
to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We
provide our enterprise customers with world-class software and expert
services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications. To learn
more, visit MicroStrategy
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