One lakh developers participated in Microsoft's Future Ready Champions of Code

The top three winning teams from the hackathon, shortlisted based on their innovation and impact, were from Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, and IndusNet.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  3 Jan 2023 2:30 AM GMT
One lakh developers participated in Microsofts Future Ready Champions of Code

Hyderabad: Over 1,00,000 developers participated in the Future Ready Champions of Code programme to receive Microsoft certifications. The programme, launched in December 2022, equips developers with globally recognised and industry-endorsed skills and competencies in digital and cloud technologies. Developers also participated in a nationwide hackathon to 'Innovate for India's Growth' as part of the programme.

The hackathon saw innovative solutions and prototypes built on cloud-native architecture, leveraging the Microsoft Azure platform, around the themes of Industry innovation, Smart city and green or sustainable software.

The top three winning teams from the hackathon, shortlisted based on their innovation and impact, were from Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, and IndusNet. The winning teams will receive cash rewards and exclusive invites to the Future Ready Technology Summit to be held in Bengaluru on 5 January 2023.

Meet the winners

Ambarish Ganguly from TCS, whose solution was adjudged the best, used Azure Cognitive Services and AI to design an agriculture hub to serve as a one-stop destination for farmers, helping them cultivate better crops, improve yield, and enhance the quality of their lives with a futuristic and easy to use smart solution.

The Wipro team of two, who stood second, built a next-generation smart-search solution using Azure Cognitive Search Service to demonstrate how to boost search operations and improve productivity, employee engagement, and lower operational costs.

The team of five developers from IndusNet, adjudged the third winner, built a Smart Commercial Vehicle Tracking System using Azure IoT Services. The system provides real-time monitoring of vehicles on the move and helps fleet management companies improve efficiency and maximise their return on investment.

Blogathon

The programme also saw developers from ITES, consulting, financial services, manufacturing and start-up industries participate in a blogathon. Select blogs from the blogathon contest will be featured on the Microsoft Azure website.

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