The world is at a critical point in time. The sense of urgency is obvious to all, yet the method to act eludes us. This book will guide you on how to take action through the Hackathon process of Dream-Hack-Build and implement the solutions fast.
The book is divided into three parts. Part I explains why Hackathons are effective tools for innovation in today's complex business landscape, showcasing real-world examples of Citizen-Driven Innovation and how to use them to drive impact in your organization.
Part II focuses on how to organize a Hackathon with audience engagement by creating challenges with a deep sense of urgency. You will understand how to design a Hackathon by choosing the right Hackathon platforms, structure, and communication strategy. You will discover how to manage hackers, mentors, jury groups, and partnerships to serve your hackathon purpose and achieve impactful results.
Part III is where you will learn how to make the solutions of the Hackathon come to life, by designing a customized acceleration program built on science and established facts of startup success.
By the end of this book, you'll be able to execute a Hackathon, implement the solutions, and become the business leader who walks the talk – a changemaker of the future.