CLOSED VOTE

The result will be announced at the event.
DATE MEETING BRAZIL day 26.11

10 Passos para Construir um Poderoso Negócio

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Technology experts, analists, students and anyone interested in data will be able to participate free of charge of the 2nd Data Challenge, individually or in teams of up to three people.

10 Passos para Construir um Poderoso Negócio

MAIN SUBJECT

Brazil’s public education
The competition consists on analysis of public information with the intention of producing infographics and insights on the subject based on the Brazil’s public education’s open data.

10 Passos para Construir um Poderoso Negócio

PRIZE


The winner/winning team wins a trip to Chicago, USA - in a specially made itinerary to visit the startups’ ecosystem and city’s innovation - with all costs included (plane tickets, acommodations and food)

REGULATION

HOW DOES IT WORK?

09/23 A 10/07
REGISTER FOR THE CHALLENGE

The link for the registration form will be available in the Challenge Portal
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10/08 A 10/21
DEVELOP ANALYSES

Through the Tableau Desktop software, participants will start developing their analyses.

2
10/08 A 10/21
SUBMIT YOUR ANALYSIS
The participant should submit the analyses for evaluation through the Data Challenge platform.

3
10/22 A 11/19
WAIT FOR THE EVALUATION

Wait patiently: our curatorship will evaluate all submitted analyses during 30 days.

4
11/20 A 11/23 
POPULAR VOTING

Once the curatorship evaluation is done, the best evaluations will be chosen, and they will be submitted for popular voting.

5
11/26
AWARD
Once the winner of the Data Challenge is defined, there will be an award ceremony for winners and guests

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WHAT IS DATATHON?

The word datathon comes from English, formed by the terms data and thon, from marathon. It consists of a competition in which analysts seek to develop solutions, infographics, narratives and new perspectives based on a large volume of data available. Differently from a hackathon, a datathon offers an open window: people from different places around the world can participate in the competition without the need of being physically ate the same place, and the deadline is longer, allowing the production of more robust solutions.
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WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT THE 2018 EDITION

“When the citizen uses the public bases to do a deeper study, it contributes for the public managers to have access to innovative analyses”

Cláudia Taya, Secretary of Transparence and Corruption Prevention of the Comptroller General of the Union (Secretária de Transparência e Prevenção da Corrupção da Controladoria-Geral da União) (CGU).

“The Data Challenge creates opportunities to understand the development of diseases, to help health professionals to take containment measures in the advance of epidemics and even to improve care to patients”.

Thiago Santos, Director of the Secretariat of Science, Technology and Strategic Input (Secretaria de Ciência, Tecnologia e Insumos Estratégicos), Ministry of Health

“Datathon in an innovative and intelligent competition promoted by a company from Brasília, at our technology park - Biotic. The Challenge will result in analyses that will help is discuss public health in the country with quality and transparency, a highly noble motivation”.

Jamal Jorge Bittar, President of the Federation of Industries of the Federal District (Fibra).

“The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers”.

Sydney Harris

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