Crowdsourced Engineering for Non-Profits

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Presentation at Crowdsourcing Week 2013 by Alkarim Nasser of BNOTIONS.

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Crowdsourced Engineering for Non-Profits

  1. 1. HACK FOR ACAUSEAlkarim NasserManaging Partnera@bnotions.com06.06.13 / Presented by
  2. 2. - built over 48 hours- contributors in 103 Countries- 2.5 million impressions- Covered by Fast Company- Still thousands of requests waiting to be fulfilled.Twitter Avatar Fulfillment Service
  3. 3. All made possible by the times we live in.
  4. 4. 5 revolutions in 240 years...
  5. 5. IndustrialRevolution
  6. 6. DistributionCoordinationTransportation
  7. 7. Electricity /
  8. 8. Mass Production
  9. 9. Informatio
  10. 10. half way
  11. 11. Source: http://www.policyinnovations.org/ideas/commentary/data/000175TurningTurningPointPointCrisis andCrisis andrestructuringrestructuringTimeINSTALLATION DEPLOYMENTDiffusionofthetechnologicalrevolution20 TO 30 YEARS 20 TO 30 YEARSRapid growth asnew technologicalinfrastructure isput in placeFunded by financialcapital, derived frominvestment andspeculationLeads to aspeculative “frenzy”and then to a crash“Golden age”: steadygrowth as technologyis rolled outFunded by productioncapital derived fromprofitsLeads totechnologicalmaturity and thento exhaustionPrevious Shift Next ShiftWe Are Here
  12. 12. Why is it important to understand these revolutions and the cycles?Because we need a new perspective to grow within each one of theseparadigm.Quantum jump in innovation and productivity potential during eachrevolutionSource: “Towards a Sustainable Global Golden Age” http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=YETiuo_s8e0&feature=endscreen
  13. 13. Participation Economy
  14. 14. X
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  16. 16. How can we help deploy this thinkingand these new approaches into non-technology sectors?
  17. 17. There are over2 millioncharities world wide
  18. 18. overjust in Canada100,000
  19. 19. Head of GrowthFacebookAsia Pacific
  20. 20. A few simple rules...
  21. 21. Tap into the start up tech community.
  22. 22. Only one night.
  23. 23. Build a dream team.
  24. 24. Pick a single cause.
  25. 25. The train leaves the station.
  26. 26. Open source everything. Pay it forward.
  27. 27. 12 Projects changing the way acharity operates forever
  28. 28. 1.Facebook Sign-in as SSO across allproperties2. Custom Open Graph Actions3. Recommendations & Share4. Facebook permissions to understandand predict content interests.
  29. 29. A framework that can be pickedup by anyone, anywhere in theworld to help continue crowdsourcing innovation for charitieseverywhere.
  30. 30. Singapore, are you next?
  31. 31. Thank You.Alkarim NasserManaging Partnera@bnotions.com@alkarim06.06.13 / Presented by

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