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BoS 2012 Workshop, team ‘SUPERTRAMP!’ output

This year’s workshop sessions were designed to help get people talking and thinking together in smaller groups. We hope everyone had the opportunity to enjoy themselves and meet some interesting people. Each team had a maximum of 20 people from different companies and they all worked together to produce a series of specific outputs to 10 challenges. Overall available time was 90 minutes and the results were submitted online. Here are the outputs of the team SUPERTRAMP!

The Outputs

Name of team: SUPERTRAMP!
Names of members and superpower each team member possesses were not disclosed.
Using a single packet of spaghetti and marshmallows, the members of SUPERTRAMP! built a spaghetti tower 73 inches tall plus balloons!

To better their BoS experience, they wireframed a special Mobile App. They tweeted some screen shots  for us.

Members of SUPERTRAMP! talked about something important they learned in BoS 2012 in a 1 minute video. Watch it.

After cutting a piece of letter paper into a ring, SUPERTRAMP! claimed 36 people passed it over their head to the floor without ring breaking. You can see for yourselves.

They built a spaghetti bridge to span a 68 inches wide gap.

They made a collage that encapsulates the Business of Software Conference.

In less than 140 characters, the proposed business strategy for Twitter of SUPERTRAMP! is

  • “Resigning from #Twitter 1.0 today…recruiting for 2.0. Are you ready to change the world…again? #InnovateOrDie”.

Finally, members of SUPERTRAMP! spilled the beans about the ‘sock problem’. In a 1 minute video they explained how software could tackle it.

sockExchange from Luke Simshauser.

Thank you, SUPERTRAMP! for participating and being up to the challenge of BoS 2012 Workshop!


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