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Do you have ideas on how you can improve your local area using the web or other technologies? Do you want to get together with others to see how you can turn these ideas into prototypes of new online services in just a day?

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Transformed by You

  1. 1. Transformed by You
  2. 2. Get people together to develop innovations + =
  3. 4. How does it work? Get people with different skills together… … to brainstorm ideas based on local challenges … develop prototypes on your ideas … that you can showcase at the end of the day
  4. 5. Develop prototypes in a day?
  5. 6. <ul><li>Report an issue on your smart phone and do something about it </li></ul><ul><li>Rate urgency of issues </li></ul><ul><li>Pinpoint anti social and pro-social ‘hot spots’ </li></ul><ul><li>Receive points based on your level of contribution </li></ul><ul><li>Get rewards for the number of points get </li></ul>Call of Duty Magnifeye
  6. 7. <ul><li>Develop a fridge magnet using GPS to get real time information on recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Magnet flashes red for new updates and green when it is collection day </li></ul><ul><li>Shows progress chart to track how much you’ve recycled compared to their neighbours </li></ul>Bin Master
  7. 8. <ul><li>Put entertainers on buses to connect older people on community activities </li></ul><ul><li>Passengers vote on topics and book slots on journey </li></ul><ul><li>Involve other partners to provide advice services </li></ul><ul><li>Use for intergenerational activities with children </li></ul>Destination Opportunity
  8. 9. <ul><li>Use your mobile to take a photo of a: </li></ul><ul><li>Bus stop and it will take you to the timetable online </li></ul><ul><li>Apprenticeships posters and it will take you to the online application </li></ul><ul><li>Library book and it will renew it for you </li></ul><ul><li>Uses the next generation of barcoding ( QR codes ) </li></ul>On the move
  9. 10. <ul><li>An online tool offering a points based rewards system for volunteering </li></ul><ul><li>Look for volunteers and volunteering opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Invite a friend and claim rewards from sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Points calculated by multiplying the volunteer’s star rating by the time spent on the opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Points are exchanged for rewards </li></ul>Time Well Spent
  10. 11. <ul><li>Connects job seekers and employers to provide support for unemployed graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your portfolio to advertise to employers </li></ul><ul><li>Match your skills to relevant jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Employers match their jobs with jobseekers with relevant skills </li></ul>Grad Link Kent
  11. 12. <ul><li>Use Bluetooth chip wristband to sign up and volunteer for festivals </li></ul><ul><li>An online tool driven by music festivals promoting positive activities to teenagers </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer in exchange for free gig tickets </li></ul>Let’s Get Digi
  12. 13. What are the benefits? <ul><li>Desire by participants to be able to identify issues with council and develop their solutions together </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm by officers to participate in this process and take forward ideas created with customers </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to test out a new way of engaging with new groups to co-create innovative solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to develop community-generated ideas for digital services that can be incorporated into council activities </li></ul>
  13. 14. Areas for discussion <ul><li>How could you use this event model for your digital projects? </li></ul><ul><li>How could you take forward one of the prototypes? </li></ul><ul><li>Which technologies suggested would you find useful in the future? </li></ul>