The Code For All story: learnings from around the world

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  • The Code for All story: Learnings from around the world

    Sheba Najmi: @snajmi Julia Kloiber: @j_kloiber Code for All: @CodeforAll

  • How (not) to launch a civic tech program 8 learnings

  • Practice what you preach.Be willing to experiment and iterate. Adapt your concepts over time.

    1.

  • Understand local socio-economic context of tech community

    2.

  • Get the community on board as early as possible. Draft the concept of the program together with the community.

    3.

  • Test hypothesis with a community engagement event (a Minimum Viable Prototype)

    4.

  • Get traction with govt by partnering with organizations that are already working with govt.

    5.

  • Collaboration is key! Partner with local organizations and the press.

    6.

  • Manage expectations!Dont try to convert hackathon projects into Startups.

    7.

  • Storytelling! Tell the story around the app/tool. Mention hurdles, challenges, motivations of the team

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  • 1. Practice what you preach2. Understand the local context3. Get the community on board4. Test hypotheses5. Partner with orgs that work with govt6. Collaborate with local orgs & press7. Manage expectations:

    hackathon project startup8. Tell your stories!

    How (not) to launch a civic tech program

    http://verkehrt-herum-schreiben.de/durchgestrichen-schreiben/durchgestrichenes-gleichheitszeichen/

  • Join us!codeforall.org/participate

    Sheba Najmi: @snajmi Julia Kloiber: @j_kloiber Code for All: @CodeforAll