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Hackweek XXXVIII Recap

  Hackweek is always a special time at LiveRamp, but an additional Thursday and Friday of hacking made this Hackweek 40% more special than ever before. A long form Hackweek meant LiveRampers could pursue projects with larger scale and greater complexity, from infrastructure improvements to analytical tools to investments in company culture. As Hackweek has matured into ...

Hackweek XXXVII Recap

Hackweek XXXVII was our largest yet with twenty different projects developed by LiveRampers! Hackweek is the magical week that happens five times a year at LiveRamp when Engineers get a full week to work on whatever they choose. The week is filled with excitement and traditions such as the Hackday crepes. It kicks off ...

Hackweek XXXVI Recap

Hackweek XXXVI ushered in an exciting 2016 for LiveRamp. While there were a wide range of projects, three themes emerged. First, there were several projects geared towards internal monitoring which culminated in the Blingin’ Monitors project. Second, migrating how we access our stats, opened the door to several investigations into our product and how ...

Hackweek XXXV Recap

Once again, we've had another great Hackweek at LiveRamp, the time that engineers, customer associatives and product managers come together to work on whatever that they think will make LiveRamp better or make their life at LiveRamp better. Here is a recap of Hackweek projects. As this Hackweek coincided with Halloween, you’ll see LiveRampers ...

Hackweek XXXIV Recap

The first Hackweek after we moved into our new office at 225 Bush St was no exception to LiveRamp’s long-lived hacking spirit. Hackweek comes at the end of each of our 10-week engineering cycle, when LiveRampers get a whole week to work on any cool idea of their own, which they believe will make ...

Hackweek XXXIII recap

During Hackweek, everyone at LiveRamp gets a week to work on projects they’re passionate about. Hackweek has a long history at Liveramp; we’ve gotten many efficiency tools, new products, interesting investigations, and other fun things from it. We are very proud of results of this Hackweek, too. In case you missed our previous Hackweek recap, ...

Hackweek XXXII Recap

Every ten weeks, LiveRampers spend a week working on projects of their choice. These projects may focus on things they are particularly passionate about, things they think will be particularly valuable, or aspects of the company they would like to learn more about. During these Hackweeks, you can often find groups of people working ...

Hackweek XXXI Recap

It’s been a while since our last Hackweek recap, and I’m happy to say that Hackweek persists as our strongest tradition here at LiveRamp. Hackweek is a company-wide event that happens five times a year. It’s an opportunity for engineers and other LiveRampers to devote a full week towards whatever project they believe might ...

Hackweek XX Recap

This past week the LiveRamp engineers donned their Product Manager hats, minimized their email clients, and sat down for a week of prototyping, brainstorming, and binge coding late into the gathering San Francisco night and winter. HackWeek is a chance at LiveRamp for us to take the time to focus on a project for an ...

Hackweek at LiveRamp

Few times are more sacred on LiveRamp’s calendar than Hackweek, which occurs at the end of each engineering quarter. For the duration of Hackweek, engineers are encouraged to tackle tasks unrelated to their regular work pursuits. Some choose to create prototype projects they hope will become future team goals, others work on internal tools, while ...