24Apr
By: Hayden Hudson On: April 24, 2019 In: Hackathon, Oracle APEX, REST, Web Services Comments: 0

What is a ‘productivity cube’, you ask? It’s a physical device that you manually rotate to mark your changing tasks, thereby elegantly tracking your time. We built such a device for the Insum 2019 Hackathon The concept is best understood in action: https://www.youtube.com/embed/OtSPYfJLQBE   To be clear, this product...

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28Mar
By: Insum Editor On: March 28, 2019 In: Hackathon Comments: 0

In the middle of #InsumHack19 on a sunny Saturday afternoon, with hackathon teams feverishly working around us and a Monday noon deadline drawing closer, we sat down with Martin D’Souza, Oracle ACE Director and Director of Innovation at Insum. We talked about Insum’s hackathon evolution and the reasons behind...

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21Mar
By: Insum Editor On: March 21, 2019 In: Hackathon Comments: 0

It’s almost time for our annual Hackathon and in preparation for this year’s #Insumhack19, we caught up with Trent Schafer (may or may not be the guy in the photo), the captain of last year’s winning Hackathon team. We sat down for an interview and a little inspiration for...

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03Apr
By: Insum Editor On: April 3, 2018 In: Hackathon, Oracle APEX Comments: 0

InsumHack18, our 3rd annual Hackathon was both the most challenging and the most rewarding to date. Teams had to develop an application for the Amazon Echo, as well as work with its personal assistant, Alexa. The entries were varied and each of them, rich in possibilities. A significant portion of the...

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26Mar
By: Insum Editor On: March 26, 2018 In: Hackathon Comments: 0

In the middle of Insum's 2018 Hackathon, we spoke to Martin D'Souza, Innovation Director at Insum. Martin explained the guiding principles behind Insum's Annual Hackathon and how he and the InsumHack18 teams have experienced this year's theme, Alexa.

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