Scania Hack gives employees a chance to focus on developing bright ideas that could be part of Scania’s future, from the practical to the outlandish.
Scania Hack is an event that is open to everyone in the company who wants to be creative and innovative, try new ideas and solve problems. It’s also an opportunity to win a golden ticket to Scania Innovation Factory, where employees could see their bright ideas be developed into viable products, services or business models.
This annual event gives Scania’s employees a chance to focus on developing ideas that could be part of Scania’s future, from the practical to the outlandish. There are no restrictions on the ideas that participants in which can indulge themselves and no barriers to finding new ways to experiment with data and services that could benefit the company.
Everyone is welcome to take part
Normally, there is some kind of IT involved in the chosen area of interest, but everyone is welcome - the event is not limited to IT developers. In fact, all sorts of backgrounds and skills are of interest to spark innovation and creativity. Innovation happens when people from different backgrounds and frame of reference come together.
The Scania Hack 2019 was a truly cross-functional event, with many employees from R&D and Production taking part. The participating Scania teams were also joined by a number of students who qualified through a series of competitions.