The success story of iHack 5.0
iHack 5.0 the ultimate 24 hour software hackathon presented by the ISACA Students Group of University of Colombo School of Computing was successfully held on 26th and 27th October 2019 at University of Colombo School of Computing.
15 teams from government and private universities who were selected from the preliminary round competed overnight to make their innovative ideas realistic,within the given timeline.This was a great place to showcase the creative and coding skills of all the participants and they were offered a great opportunity to meet the majors in the industry.
The event started by lighting the oil lamp and Prof.K.P.Hewagamage the director of UCSC, Himaruk Silva,the President of UCSC ISG and some of the significant invitees addressed the gathering.Then the hackathon was started and competitors had the opportunity to face code reviews, presentations and to pitch the ideas too.All the competitors were provided food and beverages throughout the event.There were some restful breaks too.
Team ODIGOS from University of Moratuwa was the winner of iHack 5.0. Testing123 from university of Peradeniya became runner-ups and Alpha Pack from university of Moratuwa won the 3rd place.All the participants were awarded certificates for their great effort and enthusiasm.
Moreover UCSC ISG conveys their gratitude to the honored Platinum sponsor DirectFN Sri Lanka,Silver sponsor Pyxle ,Co- sponsor ISACA Sri Lankan chapter, Digital Mobility Partner PickMe,Food partner BOO and all the other parties who were the greatest strength that empowered iHack 5.0!