UGM student re-incised achievement in the fifth competition International ACM and Human-Computer Interactions and UX Conference at Petra University, Surabaya. Javaccino’s team with members Kairania Qalbi (Faculty of Psychology) and Gita Prasulistiyono Putra (Faculty of Economics and Business) won labeled the first winner in hacksprint International competition.
Hacksprint competition was held by ACM SIGCHI Chapter (Indonesia & Australia) and Association of Digital Interaction Indonesia is apart from the International Conference event about User Experience and Human-Computer Interaction run 4 days 3-6 April 2019.
Hacksprint is a combination of design sprint and competition hackathon, where start-up founder, members of the team, and stakeholder figured out the solution of problems existed on limited time.
Javaccino’s team leader, Kairania Qalbi explained that the team is grateful for that achievement. “We don’t think win because the runner up and third is team from IT consulting company in Jakarta and team from Filipino. We grateful can back giving an achievement for UGM, also get experience mentoring and pitching in front of mentors from various prestigious universities and companies such as Google and Spotify.
The competition theme this year is Digital Transformation for Environmental Sustainability. Idea, concept, technology, and solution obtained from competition hacksprint aimed to be able to overcome environment problem utilize innovatively digital technology.
In that competition, Javaccino team made mobile application as a donation platform without spending personal fund for reforestation program in Indonesia. This application made by intuitive design to use solution from the process of design thinking hacksprint competition.
After elimination sessions such as proposal review, idea, prototype, and video, there are 8 teams that were selected to go to the final session and got the opportunity for pitching with a various mentor from various companies and prestigious universities in the world. 8 teams succeed to go towards the final session coming from Consulting IT Company and Various University, for instance, First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (Philippines), Universitas Gadjah Mada, Bina Nusantara University, and Multimedia Nusantara University.