Datacom enables hackathons for business and regions through our HackAssist programme. The goal is to help organisations and communities by connecting people and technology. Datacom are pioneers and advocates for hackathons in Australia and New Zealand. Datacomp is our own 48-hour hackathon, which sees hundreds of participants in diverse teams compete every year.
Through our HackAssist programme we can help businesses create a full hackathon programme or we can embed the best of hackathon culture and process.
Datacom partners with communities, government, councils, and regional development agencies to create hackathons. These are aimed at solving significant challenges facing the region. The best known are in New Zealand: Hack Tairāwhiti, (Gisborne) and Hack Nelson.