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Hilti IT Competition

The Future of Construction in a Digital World

The Competition

Every year, Hilti organizes the IT competition to help solve some of the construction industry’s most daunting challenges. Students and graduates from all over the world join the competition to prove themselves and kick-start their careers. The topics for IT Competition 2019 are:

  • Digital Collaboration & Mobility
  • Disruptive Technology in the Construction Industry
  • Creative & Innovative Talent Management Culture

If you are interested in any of these topics, then this competition is for you!

The Future of Construction in a Digital World

As we are in era of digital transformation, when it comes to customer service, the fields of modern digital collaboration and mobility play pivotal roles for organizations that lay a lot of emphasis on the quality of aftersales services and products support. Gone are the days where emails and customer hotlines were the primary channels for receiving and responding to customers’ issues. In this era of digitalization, collaboration via digital platforms has become quintessential for a smooth and engaging customer service experience.

To enhance the level of digital collaboration, Hilti built the Chatbot, which leverages machine-learning technology for immediate and on-demand replies to preliminary queries about our products. We also have an online community platform at It is evident that keeping up with emerging technologies has positively disrupted the way we work at Hilti and revolutionize how the construction industry operates.

Application of these emerging technologies and methodologies should not be limited to customer service or construction industry. The opportunities are far-reaching and capable of transforming our own workplaces and, potentially, change how the industry leverages technology to build and retain talent.

You are required to:

Choose from one of these three topics that best fit your interests and skills:

  1. Digital Collaboration & Mobility
  2. Disruptive Technology in Construction Industry
  3. Creative & Innovative Talent Management

Submission and important dates

Selected finalists will be invited to an on-site workshop and award ceremony at Hilti Asia IT Services Sdn. Bhd. in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Submission and important dates

Finalists selected from all submissions will be invited to an on-site workshop and award ceremony at Hilti Asia IT Services Sdn. Bhd., in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Please download the call for submission for complete details on the competition, topics and conditions of participation.

Registration Period:
1st October 2018 to 30th November 2018

Submission Deadline:
15th January 2019

1st - 15th February 2019

Final Competition:
8th - 12th April 2019

Webinar Info and FAQ Session 01:
30th October 2018 (3.00pm, UTC+0800)

Webinar Info and FAQ Session 02:
1st November 2018 (9.30am, UTC+0800)

Webinar links will be sent to registered participants.


1st place: Paid Study trip.
The winning team of up to five people will receive air fare and a five-night stay at one of Hilti’s strategic IT locations: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Plano/Tulsa, USA or Schaan, Liechtenstein. The trip will be arranged based on the winning team’s home country. The team members will have the opportunity to learn about Hilti IT services and to build their Hilti network.

2nd and 3rd place: A piece of Hilti. 
Each 2nd and 3rd place team winner will be awarded with a Hilti power tool box. Hilti power tools are one of the finest product that comes with advanced technology, precision, reliability and lifetime warranty.

All finalists: Internships.
Each finalist will have access to a fast-track application process to a paid internship. The internship provides finalists with the chance to further develop their idea and to bring it to life at Hilti.

Link to register

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