D&B Announces Winners of Inaugural DC Techathon
Top Development Teams Selected for Innovative Approaches to Combat Public Sector Malfeasance
The winning team, comprised of developer and designer
"We were very pleased with the overwhelming turnout of talented
developers, building on the growing community of technology experts who
recognize the value of working with D&B," said
D&B assembled an impressive selection of judges for the event from a range of markets, including government, technology, venture capital, and D&B data experts. The developers leveraged D&B's global business information database, the D-U-N-S® Number and D&B's web services API, D&B Direct 2.0. Participants also used data sets, APIs and visualization tools from partner data providers.
The judging panel evaluated applications based on five criteria:
- Potential to impact target audience
- Quality and accuracy of solution
- Creativity and originality
- Potential for further development and use
- Potential to engage and motivate target audience
An overview of the event and the winning solutions can be found here.
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