Compass’ annual Hackathon this week included a shareable year-in-review platform and know-how that enables purchasers to browse and store for furnishings staged in itemizing photographs.
Compass held its sixth annual hackathon this week, an annual occasion the place members of its product and engineering groups break into smaller teams to give you new and modern options to agent issues. Whereas not each concept turns into a part of the corporate’s tech choices, the annual occasion has produced concepts like Compass Lens.
“Compass Hackathon is a multi-day occasion throughout which our product and engineering staff break into groups to give attention to attention-grabbing issues and develop visionary ideas which have the potential to change into the subsequent huge factor at Compass,” a spokesperson for Compass, informed Inman. “We had greater than 115 individuals from throughout the globe, with illustration from all the Compass tech hubs.”
In whole, 28 initiatives had been created and introduced, based on a Compass spokesperson. To qualify, the groups wanted to construct/code their initiatives and current a stay demo.
A “Yr in Evaluation” platform was deemed the choose’s winner. Inside the platform, brokers can create a sharable video that appears again at stats from the earlier yr, like highest shut value, quickest shut, most considered itemizing, and many others. The platform not solely provides brokers perception into what labored from the prior yr, but in addition provides them a bit of promoting collateral to share with buddies, household and purchasers.
The winner of the individuals’s alternative award was a platform referred to as, “AI Powered by AI,” or, “Augmented Stock by Synthetic Intelligence.” The know-how permits purchasers to browse and store for furnishings staged in itemizing photographs.
Compass Clips was one other piece of know-how developed by one of many groups, which, based on a spokesperson, “takes the viral magic of TikTok and applies it to actual property, letting brokers use the preferred new type of social media to share listings.”
The Compass Clips platform was named the highest know-how within the innovation observe, which requested groups to give attention to constructing a brand new product that the corporate won’t have in any other case considered, based on a spokesperson.