We finished our yearly hackathon recently and wanted to share what worked well, what we plan to change, and what we built.
We decided to go low-process this year, and used a simple shared Google doc to allow anyone in the company to add an idea. We ended up with 35 ideas from 23 people. Not bad! By getting ideas from anyone in the company, not just the engineering and product teams, we got some great ideas that we would not have thought of otherwise.
On the first day of the