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Mission Innovation 2016

About MI16

Tech Mahindra is organizing MI-16 (Mission Innovation - 2016) on 12th & 13th Jan in Hyderabad. Over these two days, we shall see the participation of analysts, consultants, academicians and external speakers of repute in addition to our key customers and the top  leaders of Tech Mahindra. The focus is on technology enabled innovations and our vision for the future with impetus on envisioning the possibilities, celebrating the innovations and gearing up for the future. The focus themes will be Automation, Artificial Intelligence, IoT & Robotics. Stalls shall be set up where innovative solutions across verticals and domains are showcased.

Importantly, to ensure that innovation is broad based and excites each of our 100000 plus associates, we also have a series of innovation centric activities at each of our office locations – Technology & Innovation Quiz; Hackathons; 3 minute couch seat ideation; delivered-innovation contests / Solutionscapes & IRIS based ideation contests. While Solutionscapes / Delivered Innovation contests shall reward innovative work done within various projects as well as provide them a platform to showcase it to the wider associate base, other events will excite and challenge technically inclined associates to innovate and win exciting rewards and recognition. The key takeaway from these activities will be a strong top of mind awareness and a realization that Innovation Makes a Difference and is valued by both our customers and leadership.


This is going to be display of Innovative solutions developed by various Tech M teams along with our external ecosystem partners (Startups) at location. It will be a fun filled event for teams as they will a get a chance to showcase their creativity and work done to all associates. At the same time they can get visibility of solutions developed by other teams and can notice best practices followed by them. It is a one day event on 7th Jan 2016 at Noida, Chandigarh, Pune, Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai Tech M offices.
On the day of event teams will display their Innovative solutions to all associates at that location.
The solution to be displayed should have been,


  • Innovative with unique features
  • Developed out of that location
  • Developed in last 1 year
  • Reusable across vertical and/or horizontal
Teams can showcase solutions developed with partners.
Jury panel inclusive of Location Head, Sr Management and SMEs will evaluate the solutions and declare winning solutions.
Winning teams will get exciting cash prizes.

Date: 7th Jan 2016 
Time: 9:30 AM IST – 6:00 PM IST


Hackathon is an Innovation event where the ideas would turn into reality in the form of demonstrable and usable application within the given period of time. It is a fun-filled but intense and focused technical activity with fellow techies. You can develop the solutions on any of the platforms below,
1. IBM Bluemix 
2. Microsoft Azure 
3. Amazon Web services 
4. TechM’s UMP – Mobility development platform


and Anything around,



Retail solutions like PoS



Wallet related innovations



Remote health monitoring




Here is a chance for the innovator within you to co-innovate with your colleague friends, design, code, test, demonstrate the solutions and win prizes

Event :

Date: Dec 19th 2015

Time: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Couch Seat Innovator

Brief description

  • The Participants will be given 3 min to ideate around the given domains and areas.
  • The Participants need to specify the problem statement in not more than 10 lines.
  • Please don’t think on how the implementation will be done as there are no marks for it.
  • The idea which brings most creative thinking and absurdity will be awarded.
  • The participants of the shortlisted Ideas will be given 3 mins to speak on various uses and benefits of their Idea.

Themes to ideate on:

  • Smart Cities and Smart Office
  • Internet of Things
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Big Data and Cloud
  • Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality
  • Digital Farming and Precision Agriculture
  • Wearables and Smart Gadgets
  • Logistics and Transportation

Event :

Date: Dec 22nd 2015


Brief description

We are back! Welcome to the world of Quizzing. Tickle your grey cells and take your curiosity to next level. Come test your quizzing quotient at the pan-India MI-Q Challenge event. The topics of focus are Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, M2M/IoT and Automation along with Innovations in technology in general.

Event schedule

Sr. No.


Event Date


Question of the Day

23rd Dec 2015 onwards


Quiz Prelims

5th Jan 2016


Quiz Finals

8th Jan 2016


Quiz for Onsite Associates

7th Jan 2016

IRIS Contest

The Geeks shall conquer the world…

An exciting ideation contest around automation to unveil an innovator within you !! This contest will leverage the internal associate Innovation platform.


Solution Verticals





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