Digital Tribes Houston – The global resources sector faces $1 trillion of impact in the next 10 years from new technologies.
This impact will be driven by people with skills in data science, software development, and hardware engineering. People with curiosity and drive. People who love a challenge.

Digital Tribes Software Challenge

Postponed due to Hurricane Harvey

New date: Early 2018

A one week hackathon event where digital innovators and entrepreneurs will code prototype solutions aimed at solving real challenges from BHP. Prototypes built will be judged as part of the hackathon to then determine the strength of candidates who will be offered career opportunities within the BHP Digital Software Tribe.

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See the results of Digital Tribes Perth in July 2017 here.

What is Digital Tribes?

The global resources sector faces $1 trillion of impact in the next 10 years from new technologies. This impact will be driven by individuals skilled in data science, software development, and hardware engineering. People with curiosity and drive, people who love a challenge, people like you!

Who can join?
Digital Tribes is open to anyone around the world. You can join us live in Houston or through online participation. Together with a nimble team of innovators you will get the chance to work on real challenges and present your solution to an industry expert judging panel. You can come preformed as a team or Unearthed will help you form the ideal tribe!

What do I need?
Motivation, determination and a willingness to work in a nimble group, or tribe. We are looking for technical individuals ready to apply their skills to the resources sector. Bring your laptop + any devices or hardware you can hack on.

I’m not technical, but I can still contribute.
Digital Tribes is your pathway to a career in the resources sector. Showcase any number of skills during the two week period and see what happens next!

What can I win and when is it on?
Find out about prizes and the schedule.

Key Dates

Start: TBC
Hackathon ends: TBC
Hackathon winners announced: TBC
Round Two pitching: TBC
BHP Prize Winners announced: TBC

Challenges


Take on the Challenge?

Sign up and create your free account on the Unearthed Innovation Platform, as the competition draws nearer we will inform all interested as to the next steps.

 

Innovation Platform

Event Details


Houston
  • Early 2018

    Digital Tribes Houston kicks off on Friday evening with opening presentations, introductions to the data and challenges, and then teams commence working on their ideas. You will working closely with industry experts to ensure your prototype is filling a real need! Teams are hard at work well into the night on Friday & Saturday & most of Sunday. Sunday afternoon will see teams pitch their concepts to get feedback from our industry experts. Following the announcement of the top pitch, an additional 5 days will be given to develop your project further. All teams will be invited to give a second round of pitching on the following Friday, followed by an awards ceremony for top solutions.


  • Station Houston & Online

    #DigitalTribes Houston will take place both at Station Houston & online. If you are not in Houston you will still be able to compete.


  • Fully Catered

    Great food and coffee + Lots of data and hacking = good times!

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Local Supporters


Station Houston

Prizes

The top teams will compete to win cash, credits, and glory!

BHP Prize

Up to 6 month contract with the BHP Digital Tribe for top innovators


1st Prize

USD$2000


2nd Prize

USD$1200


People’s Choice Award

Tech prizes

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@unearthed.solutions