Hacking for Social Impact with a Hackathon

Hacking for Social Impact with a Hackathon

There is plenty of interest in social innovation … and while we hear a lot about it (like most forms of innovation), we see precious little in terms of action or movement. We also hear a lot about hackathons and innovation programs, yet see talent, ideas,...
Why We Are Helping Vibewire Hack4Homelessness

Why We Are Helping Vibewire Hack4Homelessness

We believe: Big challenges require less time to solve than we imagine Teams with focused expertise can create better solutions than committees Together, we have all the resources we need to build, test and scale the solutions to wicked problems The best time to start...
Can You Hackathon Your Way to Innovation?

Can You Hackathon Your Way to Innovation?

Everywhere I look it seems like I see “yet another hackathon”. Each week, we add more and more events to our Big List of Hackathons in Australia page – far surpassing the number of events that were listed for the same time in 2016. Yet in conversations I have...
Innovating in Government: 5 Lessons from GDS

Innovating in Government: 5 Lessons from GDS

The challenge is service transformation. Not website redesign The last couple of years has seen a shift in direction for public services and their approach to digital transformation. Innovating in government, however, takes more than snappy tag lines and slogans. It...
Innovating the Young Refugee Experience

Innovating the Young Refugee Experience

In almost any field of endeavour, leaders and innovators are constantly grappling with notions of “the future” and rapidly creating new pathways for current and future generations to perceive, grasp and take advantage of opportunities. But in almost every...