Whether you were a participant in this year’s TAF Hackathon challenge or not, we have exciting news—you can now watch the winning demo presentations from 2023’s #TAFHack challenge whenever you want—and gain some insight into the best practices for next year’s Hackathon!
So put down your Netflix and start streaming our impressive #TAFHack finalists that focused on using Spotfire® visual analytics to provide a deeper understanding of the long-term impacts of food deserts in Houston, Texas. Keep reading to learn how each finalist hacked their way to the top.
Presenting: The #TAFHack winning demos
From a group of nearly 300 Hackathon sign-ups, the following finalists were chosen from a panel of judges as the highest-rated Spotfire data visualization presentations. Discover the strategies our winning hackers used and watch the demo presentations from our 1st place winners and 2nd place finalists below.
1st place: Lee Grant, Thomas Moore, and Luisa Porras
2nd place tie: Braeden Gilchrist
2nd place tie: Jon Henderson
Interested in visualizing more about the Hackathon? Head to this blog to learn more about the finalists and the overall Hackathon results.
Further insight from our 2023 #TAFHack winners
Spotfire is more than just data visualization—it’s a powerful tool full of insights. In this section, our #TAFHack winners answer specific questions from the Hackathon judges regarding their success strategies and overall Hackathon approach. The following videos highlight a couple of the necessary and utilized functions in this year’s Hackathon:
Achieving a “pin-drop visual” in Spotfire® map charts
Approaching “distance” in Spotfire® visual analytics
Using Spotfire® visual analytics for social victories
Thank you again to our participants and hackers in this year’s #TAFHack for helping prove the connection between data and solving our real-world problems. From the presentations, we can see the critical importance of providing insight to make data-driven decisions that mitigate real food desert problems.
And if you want more Spotfire content, check out our most-loved video at TAF on Spotfire® Mods.