AUG Nairobi: ShipIt "AUG Hackathon".

Organized by Michael Kimathi
iHub, Nairobi
May 4th 2019
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THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW a 24-hour hackathon called ShipIt where Atlassian's drop everything to make something awesome. It embodies our culture of innovation and puts weight behind a sacred company value: “Be the change you seek.”This is extended to our AUG Nairobi members to solve problems that they face in their day today work/life.What is ShipIt?Every quarter, Atlassian runs a 24-hour hackathon called ShipIt where they drop everything to make something awesome. It embodies their culture of innovation and puts weight behind a sacred company value: “Be the change you seek.”What is ShipIt AUG Style?Ideally, we would like your expertise to help improve anything related to the Atlassian community, Atlassian tools, but if you're passionate about something else (Addon/plugin/extension/bot) we encourage you to work on that. (Note: your solution doesn't have to be technical)ShipIt is a team activity, this is your chance to combine ideas and skill sets with leaders from all over the country.Traditionally, this is a 24-hour event. But you will get to start early and start your project. You and your team will have 2 weeks (27th April to 4th May) to work remotely on your project. You will record a video submission and send it in for judging (Before 4th of May).ProcessPre-AUG ShipIt:Assemble your team! Now is the time to start thinking about your ideas and who you want to work with. We have created a Slack Channel and ( Doc for you to post ideas and/or to sign on for a project. If you're not attending the meetup, no worries. There will be a two-hour working session. You can either stride or start helping your team during the remote phase. Brainstorming and collaborating is encouraged but no actual work can be done on the project until August 3. We will check in with you before AUG to make sure you have everything you need for the 4 hour-long working session.AUG ShipIt:Day of ShipIt (2-8pm on May 4th during AUG ShipIt)Haven't joined a team? Have a great idea the day of? You will have a few minutes to pitch your idea or to join a team that you think you can collaborate with. Get to work and have fun! Once the planning time ends, you can decide the next steps with your team to ensure you're good to go.Post-AUG:You will have until August 3rd by end of day EAT to complete your project. Your team needs to have a 3-minute video sent to the Community Team describing your project. There will be 1 winner, the overall ShipIt winner that'll be judged by a group of AUG Members in attendance.Note: Participants would be welcome to request free trials of our products that may help them from aug.atlassian.comAUG Nairobi is an award-winning community. (SET THE STANDARD 2018 - Atlassian Summit 2018, MOST ACTIVE in EMEA 2017-Atlassian Summit Europe 2017) and (Global MASTER OF CONVERSION WINNER 2017-Atlassian Summit US 2017).The Atlassian User Group Nairobi encourages better use of Atlassian tools, share best practices, case studies and individual perspectives.This is an open forum to discuss and suggest features and changes to Atlassian communities in building better products.AUG meet-ups are where Atlassian users, entrepreneurs, engineers, and business acumen meet to share their experience on how they use Atlassian tools to increase productivity and ship products.This group is open to all fellow Atlassian users who are like-minded and interested to share ideas & knowledge. This is an open forum to discuss and suggest features and changes to Atlassian communities in building better products.This group has an abundance of Atlassian Experts and customers in the area - let's take advantage of each other's expertise. We meet every other month to talk about all things Atlassian, from JIRA, dashboards to perfecting your Stash workflow. If you've got a topic to present or questions you need to be answered, we're here to help. RSVP to our next meeting or join the group to be notified of upcoming events and AUG news.As usual, we will have swag, pizza, beer, and great conversations!We are excited to see you all again soon!HELP PLAN NEXT EVENT

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Contact ( the group leader with your suggestions.Thanks for your help!Agenda2:00 PM: WelcomeIntro and Hackathon Outline2:20 PM: BrainstormingIdea Brainstorming2:30 PM: Darline Shipit concept Intro and PitchingDarline Auguste from Atlassian Introduction and 3 minutes Pitch2:50 PM: Team Forming and RegistrationTeam Forming and Registration3:00 PM: HackathonWorking on your idea6:45 PM: Pitching and voting for Overall IdeaOverall Idea voting7:30 PM: NetworkingNetworking

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