SAP, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and PilotSF to Host Inaugural High School Hackathon on October 12 in Silicon Valley

Students from Across the Bay Area to Spend the Day with Top Tech Engineers, Designers and Mentors; Receive Instruction and Feedback to Design, Create and Pitch Mobile Apps for Top Prizes
Press Release

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ — High school students from across the Bay Area will gather at SAP’s Palo Alto campus this Saturday, October 12 to participate in the first-ever NFTE-PilotSF High School Hackathon, sponsored by SAP.

Why Hackathons Just Can't Hack it Anymore

"We have a lot of data, but we have no idea what we should do with it."

This is a common sentiment among organizations who are working to make the world a better place. And it would be all too easy to think that a weekend hackathon can solve everything. But data scientists can do much, much more.

DataKind Hosts NYC Event for Pro Bono Week

DataKind is Thrilled to be participating in Pro Bono Week on October 20-26th
Press Release

September 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On October 22, DataKind will be hosting a Meetup on data science in the nonprofit sector. Details to come at http://www.meetup.com/DataKind-NYC/.

On October 23, DataKind will participate in Pro Bono Day at the Centre for Social Innovation in Chelsea. 

Department of Consumer Affairs Names 'Remind Me' App Winner of the 2013 Financial Empowerment Hackathon

Remind Me's Features will Help New Yorkers Manage their Money and Connect them to the City's Financial Empowerment Centers
Press Release

March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz announced Remind Me as the winner of DCA's first hackathon, where 25 participants created apps this past weekend at the DUMBO Loft. 

5 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged Without Leaving the Office


When times are busy, often employee volunteering takes a back seat. Our CSR and employee engagement programs tend to get de-prioritized amidst looming deadlines and end-of-year rushes.

But this is also the time when community involvement and employee engagement is at its most important. This is a key time to remind employees that giving back is part of who you are as a company, and to engage them in ways that will strengthen their commitment to their work, to your company and to each other.


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