Software   for and by the PublicYiannis MavraganisSoftware Engineer & Certified Scrum MasterFounder of social recommendati...
Today’s UnemployedEducated Knowledge Worker
Government must do more with less!              •    Public Sector runs on software              •    High percentage of G...
Combining the Two Needs         We can combine both needsand have thousands of skilled unemployed people        active and...
How do we do combine them?             We have  the tools and methodologies        to support the idea        Peer Product...
Open Source Development Methodology               Works…collaborative open source projects demonstrateempirically that lar...
ProposalGovernment already using Open Sourceproducts in the lower layers of software stack(operating systems, application ...
Agile and LeanSoftware Development Practices       Save IT Projects                Self-organizing teams                ...
How a 100 mpg Car Was Developed in             Three Months*                         * Forbes May 10 2012
Lean Startup in Government"The Lean Startup isnt just about how to create a moresuccessful entrepreneurial business, its a...
We know the how but ….what to build?                Peer production for                            service designCrowdsour...
Collaboration between Peoplewho know the problem domainand will be the producers of the solution
Let’s do it√ Open source works√ Agile and Lean work√ Requirements Crowd-sourcing and   peer production workX Public servic...
Win-Win SituationThe skilled unemployed Practice their knowledge in the real work environment Serve their country and have...
Challenges•   Intellectual rights•   Security Issues•   Coordination•   Conflict Resolution•   Architectural Decisions•   ...
Each of us Can Be a Part of the Solution To exit the financial crisis, we have to use the force of “the opponent” for our ...
“We fight because we like fighting, we singeven though there is no ear to hear us.We work even though there is no master t...
“We fight because we like fighting, we singeven though there is no ear to hear us.We work even though there is no master t...
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  1. 1. Software for and by the PublicYiannis MavraganisSoftware Engineer & Certified Scrum MasterFounder of social recommendations platform www.laloon.comPassionate Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner Athens 2012
  2. 2. Today’s UnemployedEducated Knowledge Worker
  3. 3. Government must do more with less! • Public Sector runs on software • High percentage of Government IT projects fail Better software in public sector to improve peoples lives and boost economic development
  4. 4. Combining the Two Needs We can combine both needsand have thousands of skilled unemployed people active and gaining experience by building applications for better public services
  5. 5. How do we do combine them? We have the tools and methodologies to support the idea Peer Production and crowdsourcing
  6. 6. Open Source Development Methodology Works…collaborative open source projects demonstrateempirically that large, complex systems of code can bebuilt, maintained, developed, and extended in non-proprietary settings in which many developers work inhighly parallel, relatively unstructured ways and withoutdirect monetary compensation.Steven Weber “The Political Economy of Open Source Software.”Global Business Network March 2001
  7. 7. ProposalGovernment already using Open Sourceproducts in the lower layers of software stack(operating systems, application servers,workflow engines) and saving moneyThe time has come to open (not out) source applications
  8. 8. Agile and LeanSoftware Development Practices Save IT Projects  Self-organizing teams  Incremental delivery  Small batches of work  Customer involvement  Test-driven development  Minimization of work in progress  Visualization of workflow  Continuous process improvement
  9. 9. How a 100 mpg Car Was Developed in Three Months* * Forbes May 10 2012
  10. 10. Lean Startup in Government"The Lean Startup isnt just about how to create a moresuccessful entrepreneurial business, its about what we can learnfrom those businesses to improve virtually everything we do.I imagine Lean Startup principles applied to governmentprograms, to healthcare, and to solving the worlds greatproblems. Its ultimately an answer to the question How can welearn more quickly what works, and discard what doesnt?" — Tim OReilly, CEO OReilly Media
  11. 11. We know the how but ….what to build? Peer production for service designCrowdsourcingapproach forrequirements-gatheringand problem-solving
  12. 12. Collaboration between Peoplewho know the problem domainand will be the producers of the solution
  13. 13. Let’s do it√ Open source works√ Agile and Lean work√ Requirements Crowd-sourcing and peer production workX Public services do not work at high quality Well educated unemployed peopleX don’t work but √ want to work
  14. 14. Win-Win SituationThe skilled unemployed Practice their knowledge in the real work environment Serve their country and have a reason to stayThe Government Reorganizes Public Sector for freeCitizens Enjoy better public services and can help their country by contributing to this effortPrivate companies Have long term benefits
  15. 15. Challenges• Intellectual rights• Security Issues• Coordination• Conflict Resolution• Architectural Decisions• Government Adoption
  16. 16. Each of us Can Be a Part of the Solution To exit the financial crisis, we have to use the force of “the opponent” for our own good in order to start the mechanism rolling…
  17. 17. “We fight because we like fighting, we singeven though there is no ear to hear us.We work even though there is no master to payus our wages when night falls.We do not work for others, we are the masters.This vineyard of earth is ours, our own fleshand blood.We cultivate and prune it, we gather its grapesand tread them, we drink its wine, we sing andwe weep, ideas and visions rise in our heads.In what season of the vineyard has it fallen yourlot to work? In the digging? In the vintage? Inthe feasting? All these are one.”
  18. 18. “We fight because we like fighting, we singeven though there is no ear to hear us.We work even though there is no master to payus our wages when night falls.We do not work for others, we are the masters.This vineyard of earth is ours, our own fleshand blood.We cultivate and prune it, we gather its grapesand tread them, we drink its wine, we sing andwe weep, ideas and visions rise in our heads.In what season of the vineyard has it fallen yourlot to work? In the digging? In the vintage? Inthe feasting? All these are one.” Nikos Kazantzakis Spiritual Exercises: Preparation “The Third Duty.” Translated by Kimon Friar

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