Announcing the Data Ninja Hackathon: Calling all GOT diehards

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It is the GOT Season folks! Fancy a combination of GOT & Analytics? IvyPro is excited to announce the Data Ninja Hackathon this April 2019.


What is This All About?


Are you excited about the Upcoming Battle of Winterfell?

One of the most highly-anticipated moments, the battle between the living and the dead, is finally going to happen in next week’s episode.

How about a little analysis on the dataset before the next week’s episode?

We have a case study on Game of Thrones for you. The Data Ninja Hackathon is your platform to experiment with the dataset and get handsomely rewarded for the same.

If you’ve been following us, you must be aware of the Data Ninja Challenge we conducted for two consecutive seasons and we wanted to thank all of you who participated and made it a huge success. The winners walked away with fancy #bookmyshow gift cards. This time the stakes are even higher!!


Who’s Joining?


Well, we decided to give our students a treat this GOT season. All Ivy students are eligible to participate – present or ex-students. All your entries are welcome. Apply to reserve your spot.


Whats on stake?


The winner walks away with a cash prize of Rs. 5000 straight! No questions asked!


What is Happening?


Are you an expert in telling stories with data? This is a chance to put your data visualization skills to use. You can try your hand at using any tool of your preference ..Excel or Tableau or any other tool you are comfortable with. All you need to do is create a cutting-edge dashboard and answer a few simple questions below.


#Questions for you:


  • Create Dashboard to analyse
    • Screen time analysis and show the lead character for each season and house
    • Which character has the most importance
    • Effect of Death of a character on rating
    • Season wise rating analysis and viewer analysis



Time line


You have one whole week (until Friday May 3rd 14:00hrs) to submit your entries. Look for submission guidelines below.




Get creative. All visualizations will be evaluated by Data Visualization experts and may the best win!

Don’t forget to share this post on your timelines on Instagram or Facebook (brownie points for each share) and hashtag #Gameofthrones #DataninjaHackathon #IvyPro


The best entries will be published on Ivy Blog on 8th May 2019


Submission guidelines


Don’t forget to answer all the above questions along with your dashboard.

Save your file with your name and upload your winning entries in Google Forms.



Word cloud credit : Giphy

GOT clipping Credit : Youtube



About this file

-Game of Throne-Dataset.xlsx Click here to Download

-Details of each Character and their screen times

-Episode and Season wise data

-All viewership data in Millions



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