This August, SAP Analytics for Higher Education will be hosting an online viz-a-thon contest using SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) with SAP Next-Gen, the United Nations and Deloitte. Our theme this year is climate change, taken out of 17 UN Global Goals. This contest is the virtual portion of SAP Next-Gen’s Reboot the Earth challenge.
SAP Next-Gen is hosting Reboot the Earth, a global hackathon series that will take place on 5 different continents. Winners of the 5 local hackathons and the top 3 finalists of the virtual challenge will be invited to SAP New York from September 18-19 ,and then invited to the Awards Ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters onSeptember 21..
NOTE: This challenge is only available for students aged 21-35 inArgentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, India and the United States.
What is a Viz-a-thon?
A viz-a-thon is a contest based on data visualization. Data visualization is a form of visual communication that helps people understand the significance of data. By placing it in a visual context, we can solve issues such as: how might we better measure the progress of UN Sustainable Development Goals?