QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced the winners of the Take Action Open Data Challenge, which invited participants to use QlikView to uncover unexpected insights from public data that could have an impact to positively change the world. The winners include:
- 1st Place for Best Overall App ($10,000): “Do You Realize” tells the story of how big the human impact is on the planet, making users of the application realize that everyone can make a difference. It offers access to multiple sources of information, including videos assets, and encourages people to take action.
- 2nd Place for Best Overall App ($5,000): According to the National Adoption Database (CNA), there are more than 5 applicants (singles or couples) aspiring to adopt per child. “Adoption in Brazil” uses data in an attempt to explain why there are so many children waiting to be adopted in a time when more applicants are trying to adopt children.
- 3rd Place for Best Overall App ($2,500): “Italian Schools Navigator” describes the Italian school system into its constituent elements: institutes, teachers, students, infrastructure, and costs over the territory. Users can compare schools by territory and type and view location results on an integrated Google Map.
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