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How can we create anenvironment in which NGOs caninform the development of apps? And benefit from them?
We are going to define a repeatablemethodology to organize input from thesector.
We will use that information to get appsfrom three main places.1. Technology activists.2. Community-identified and funded development.3. Corporate donations.
1. Technology activists.• Partner with Random Hacks of Kindness, Code for America, Campus Party and other event organizers.• Hold our own hackathons • In partnership with a corporation • In partnership with an NGO• Use challenges to incent development in certain categories.
2. Community-identified and fundeddevelopment.
3. Corporate donations• License apps that have been created for social good.• Development of community-identified products.• Provide input from the field to CSR efforts.
There are two big areas to tackle withregard to scale.• Broad-based NGO input.• Engineering oversight and quality control.
We also need to closely monitorsustainability.• Distribution in the TechSoup Global marketplace.• Cost of maintaining and enhancing a variety of code.• Cost of managing community donations and input.• Define adoption as more than a download.