BBM Apps Hackathon Stories: Thorben (VIDEO)


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Our lives are constantly integrating with technology, as well as expanding beyond a desktop environment. It’s on the wave of this trend that Thorben works as a mobile application developer along with a wider team at Gowalla that creates top-notch apps. While attending the BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) Apps Hackathon in New York last August, Thorben worked collaboratively with fellow developers and representatives from Research In Motion® (RIM®) on his ShareIt app, which is designed to allow users to share memo and task items with peers in a BBM contact list.

Check out the video above for the full story on Thorben, ShareIt, and the BBM Apps Hackathon. (Pssst – there might be a Hackathon happening near you! Check out our blog post about upcoming Hackathon events.)

When do you do your best work: independently, or as part of a team? Share your stories in the comments.

About Luke Reimer

@Luke_Reimer is a Senior Marketing Manager at BlackBerry helping to design, launch, and manage enterprise marketing programs - particularly concerning content across digital mediums. Beyond spreading BlackBerry goodness in enterprise communities, you can find Luke cooking up a storm, out on his motorcycle (when Canadian weather allows), or digging into a good science fiction book.

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