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Crowdsourcing with Data-Driven Innovation


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MapSwipe: Crowdsourcing with Data-Driven Innovation
ESA Earth Observation Summer School
August 5, 2016
Frascati (Rome) Italy
MapSwipe is a mobile app available in on the Google Play and Itunes store ( Humanitarian organizations can't help people if they can't find them. MapSwipe is a mobile app that lets you search satellite imagery to help put the world's most vulnerable people on the map.
This talk was to share how students can consider how to apply their technical and scientific skills to help solve issues with communities.

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Crowdsourcing with Data-Driven Innovation

  1. 1. Crowdsourcing with Data-Driven Innovation Heather Leson ESA Earth Observation Summer School Frascati (Rome), Italy August 5, 2016
  2. 2. Matter: Identify a problem
  3. 3. Why MapSwipe?
  4. 4. Form your team
  5. 5. Brainstorm
  6. 6. Build out your strategy Do your homework
  7. 7. Download MapSwipe!
  8. 8. Community is the heart
  9. 9. Planning and Documentation
  10. 10. Every interaction is a gift.
  11. 11. Launch Well
  12. 12. Clear, manageable small tasks. Fits into the user’s existing workflow.
  13. 13. The app is super simple with respect for people’s time, encouraging messages, badges and progress bars.
  14. 14. Listen and iterate
  15. 15. Have a plan for feedback. How will you respond? Who and in what timeframe? How will you make changes?
  16. 16. Teach
  17. 17. Rectangular buildings Rectangular buildings Small round huts Small round huts
  18. 18. Data Driven Innovation
  19. 19. Research and Development
  20. 20. Thank you #MapSwipe @hotosm @theMissingMaps Facebook: MissingMapsProject @heatherleson