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ISB Mobile App Workshop – Hackathon

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Srini Raju Centre for IT and the Networked Economy together with Indian School of Business and Microsoft have initiated the ISB Mobile App Workshop. This event focuses on programmers and students enabling them to use their expertise and programming prowess to develop a working prototype and demonstrate a business case. Moreover, it is a perfect opportunity for budding entrepreneurs in mobile app space to explore industry ventures, mentorship and potential funding opportunities.

Programmers and students who are interested to take part in the event can enroll themselves. This program requires a commitment of two weekends. You can register for the event at the link provided below.

Registrations would be confirmed by Feb 28th, 2014.

Here are some of the pre-requisites required for the Hackathon

  1. 64-bit Windows 8 Pro edition or higher (You can’t develop WP 8 apps on Windows7)
  2. Visual Studio 2012 (Express/Pro/higher edition) with Windows phone 8 SDK
  3. Windows Phone 8 Emulator should be running. WP 8 Emulator requires 4 GB or more of RAM and Hyper V must be enabled and running

Agenda : 

MARCH 8, 2014

10:00 – 10:15  – Welcome Note
10:15 – 12:15  – Mobile Strategy

  • Why Mobile
  • Key attributes
  • Mobile Lifecycle

12:15– 13:15   – Lunch and Networking
13:15 – 15:15  – Monetization of Mobile Applications

  • Free vs. Freemium vs. Paid
  • Mobile Ad Network

15:15 – 15:45  – Tea Break
15:45 – 17:45  – Mobile App Design and User Experience

  • Leverage mobile attributes to keep customers engaged
  • Building Gamification features

17:45 – 18:00  – Formation of teams
Closing Note and Next steps

MARCH 9, 2014
9:00 – 18:00   – Hands-on: Introducing Microsoft Windows Phone SDK environment

  • Creating First App using Touch Develop
  • Setup and Initialization
  • Create a Database in Cloud
  • Demo Mobile App Development
  • Test Your App
  • App Deployment
  • Finalization of student teams

MARCH 15 – 16, 2014

Starts at 10:00 hrs on 15, March and Ends at 18:00 hrs on 16, March
Clarify doubts, identify common problems
HACKATHON with mentoring from Microsoft

For detailed information on tools and the agenda, you can visit the link here

Date : March 8th-9th

Location : ISB Hyderabad Campus

Contact :



Saritha Keshamoni

Foodie, Hyderabadi, Music lover,Designer by Interest, s/w Engineer by Profession, Entrepreneur in Making, Cricket buff, Telanganite


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