Tuesday, January 19, 2010

IBM Extreme Blue Case Study Competition

IBM Extreme Blue Case Study Competition
Saturday, January 30
1:00 - 5:30 pm
University of Ottawa campus
Fauteaux 137

Your challenge: in teams of 4, you will have 2 hours to come up with a solution to a “Smarter Planet” case study problem presented at the beginning of the competition. In your deliverable - a 4 minute presentation - you need to demonstrate effective use of technology in solving the problem as well as proof that it makes business sense. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 teams.

This case study competition open to 15 Carleton & Telfer MBA students & 45 undergrad/grad science & engineering students.

To register for the competition, go here. (Registration is first-come, first-serve.)

Photos from the event are available on Flickr!


  1. The Competition was a new experience to me; working with different students of different backgrouds on the case for the first time was extremely useful exercise integrated with a lot of fun. Thanks to IBM and to my team.

    We won the 3rd place...:D


  2. i echo the same sentiments as adi ...
    collaborative efforts of all kinds of individuals in the planet can help us make it smarter

  3. Excellent event! If anyone is interested in pursuing this type of challenge further, look into the Annual Student Technology Venture Challenge (www.techvc.org). Their business case deadline is March 2 with a $10k first-place prize!