Mobile Apps

14 top tips for hackathon success

By  Kirsty.Cooke  Taking part in a hack day? As we have recently emerged, triumphant but tired, from a pretty successful hacking event, the FusePump team are pleased to present this handy guide for hackathon victory… 1. Know your client The FusePump Hackathon was carried out in partnership with an existing client, Chain Reaction Cycles. (We used their data […]

The first step in planning a successful hackathon

By  Dave Fontenot  People come to me all the time expressing interest in throwing their own hackathon. It’s nearly always a great idea to throw a hackathon. The hard part is actually doing it right. The first and most important step in planning a successful hackathon: The Team, The Team, The Team You’ll need to […]

Hackathon success for WeatherSafe

By  innovateuk From hackathon to international business success in twelve months has been the journey of a lifetime for three people who met at a Catapult event. Francesco Liucci thought it ‘would be interesting’ to spend a couple of days exchanging ideas with software developers at a hackathon in December 2012. Just over a year […]

10 tips for hackathon success

By Nate Aune   1. Set realistic expectations There’s the temptation to go into a hackathon thinking that you’re going to build a 1.0 version of a product. The reality is that with only 24 hrs, you’ll be lucky to build something that actually works and is demoable. Make sure it’s something you can build in 24 […]

Rational Group supporting cancer research with mobile phone game

Original post by Gareth Chantler by FullTiltPoker The Rational Group’s ‘Helping Hands’ program is proud to be supporting Play to Cure: Genes in Space, a mobile game that analyses genetic data while you play, empowering users to help accelerate cancer research. On February 4th, World Cancer Day, Rational Group staff in London and the Isle of Man […]