What is Agile-a-thon ?

Want to join peer agilists, contest along with learning, and win prizes too, then you are at the right place.

Join Agile-A-Thon, an 8 sprints (each of timebox 1 week) long Learning, Contesting and Winning Marathon for Agilists around the world. First 7 sprints will present you with a unique Goal, a ‘Problem statement’ or a ‘Research topic’, and you have to submit your response to that. That’s it. The Judges will do their part of unbiased assessment. This cycle runs for 7 weeks, your 7 sprints. Each Sprint will have a winner, who gets prize(s). In the 8th sprint we decide the winner for the entire Agile-A-Thon.

Participation is absolutely FREE, but the outcome of this participation is:

  1. Learning from experience of Peer Agilists

  2. Networking with Aglists across the globe

  3. Personal Brand building, digital footprints created

  4. Become searchable and reachable

  5. Get insights from Global Lean Agile Thought Leaders

  6. WIN prizes and respect in community

  7. Top solutions will be posted on the website. Grab this opportunity.

"This Learning Marathon will build your muscles to step into Agile Coaching and Consulting world, and even if not to build muscles, just run for fun with serious Agilists and maybe get a little extra knowledge in your life"

How our participants felt?

Here are simple rules of the game:

  1. Contest registration started on 1st May 2020 ended on 3rd June 2020.
  2. Contest Starts on 5th June 2020 and ends on 30th July 2020.
  3. All participants are requested to be in sync with their mail boxes for further details.
  4. A Participants-Only whatsapp group is created so that everyone can get all announcements. Link to join Whatsapp group is mailed to Participants over registered email id. DO NOT SHARE WHATSAPP GROUP URL IT WITH ANYBODY, IT’S ONLY FOR PARTICIPANTS.
  5. There will be total 8 Sprints in Agile-A-Thon.
  6. First 7 Sprints will be for Weekly Agile-A-thon, where participants are presented with a Sprint Goal - A problem Statement.
  7. Participants will submit back solutions for each Sprint’s goal.
  8. Every Sprint, till 7th Sprint, will have a Sprint WINNER, who will be awarded.
  9. 8th Sprint will be used to assess and decide Over all Agile-A-Thon WINNER
  10. Final Winner will be announced on or before 30th July 2020.

Sprint Details

Timebox per Sprint:

1 Week (7 Days), starting from Friday and ending on Thursday.

# Days of Sprint Goal of each Day
1 Day-1 (Friday) "Sprint Goal Announcement:
For each Sprint, there will be a Goal, a ‘Problem Statement’ OR a 'Research Topic'. It will be shared on the website as well as announced to Participants-Only Whatsapp group before 9 AM IST (GMT + 5:30)."
2 Day-1 (Friday) to Day-4 (Monday) Solution Preparation:
This 4 days timebox is given to Participants for preparing a Solution/Answer to the Sprint Goal. It closes at 5 PM IST of Day-4.
3 Day-4 (Monday) Solution Submission:
On or before 5 PM of Day-4 (Monday), all Participants will have to submit Solution they prepared. After that, submissions will not be accepted. Note: Solution content book’s guidelines:
  • Use solution space on your Dashboard to submit solution. Word Limit: 2000 words.
  • Additionally, you can also include a separate excel sheet that can contain different matrices that you want to refer in your solution. Maximum allowed limits for all attachments (total) is 2 MB.
  • Attachments can be pictures, excelsheets, PDFs, word doc etc, that you want to refer in your Solution. Attachments are for refering some image, graph, metrics, defined KPI. This is not like a 'supplementary sheet' in exams, that you use to write remaining part of your solution. If you use extra attachment because you could not finish your solution, your solution will be disqualified, and you will get zero marks.
  • Solution should be practically applicable.
  • It will help if there is mention of real application of this solution, in some company.
4 Day-4 (Monday) Day-5 (Tuesday) & Day-6 (Wednesday) Solution Assessment:
Judges will work on assessment of received papers/submissions.
5 Day-7 (Thursday) Result Announcement:
Result will be announced over the website, whatsapp group and other social media channels.Individual Participant Results will be saved to their Dashboard on Result days.
Note: Winning Criteria and categories:
  • Every participant will get marks out of 100, per Sprint, and his/her cumulative Score Card will be maintained in his account. S/he can check it via website, in their account.
  • To qualify final round, you need to have attempted at least 4 out of 7 Goals of this program, that means submit solution for at least 4 Sprints.
  • Final (over-all) winner will be selected from top 7 Scoring participants, who has also attempted 4 or more Sprint goals.

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Agile-A-Thon 2020 Winners

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Agile-A-Thon 2020 Individual Sprint Winners