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Data Hackathon by Kenshoo

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On June 1st, 2016, Kenshoo with the support of AWS will be hosting our first ever public Data Hackathon! This Hackathon is a chance to prove your Big Data + Analysis skills by solving a real-world problem over huge real-world datasets.

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As promised, these are the links of the lectures from yesterday, feel free to publish them too.

Explanation of the "Money in the Funnel" challenge by Kenshoo. Kenshoo & Big Things Data Hackathon 2016: Money in the Funnel - Erez Lotan @ Kenshoo (Heb)

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Get the Money in the Funnel on top of AWS - Yaniv Donenfeld @ AWS (Heb)

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Have a great day guys!

Hackathon Agenda:

Wednesday 01/06:

15:00 - Gathering at Kenshoo office

15:30 - Hackathon Kickoff - problem explanation and material handoff.

16:00 - Break out into groups and start working.

18:30 - Lecture by AWS - using MLIB on EMR for solving the problem.

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Thursday 02/06:

10:00 - Team progress checkpoint

16:00 - Lecture by Dato - using Dato in order to solve the problem

18:30 - Teams solution approach presentations.

--:-- - You are welcome to stay in through the night...

Friday 03/06:

08:00 - Deadline for submitting prediction results and breakfast.

10:00 - Wrap up presentation, results and winner announcement!

11:30 - End of the event