•Hack at Home is an online platform that drives the creation of qualityapps solving real life challenges.•Hack at Home has successfully connected organizations and developersworldwide, creating open innovation success stories.•Already existing initiating organizations include the World Bank, InfoJobsand City of Barcelona. more at: appcircus.comOpen Helsinki - Hack at Home organized by Forum ViriumHelsinki & City of Helsinki starts in June 2013Discover the problemspresented and startdeveloping your appDevelop at home yourapp with our mentorsand experts helpParticipate on theonline competitionand win prizesDISCOVER THEPROBLEMS HACK AT HOMEONLINECOMPETITIONWhat is Hack at Home?
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4Help to solve Helsinki specific challenges–Transparency (using City of Helsinki Open Ahjo API)–Citizen feedback (using City of Helsinki Issue reporting API)–Tourism (using City of Helsinki events and tourism related open data)OH-HAH is a 4 month program starting from 14.6. produced incollaboration with Apps4 Finland2013
Hack at Homethe flowi ii?Experts give support for:•Problem/Needs assessment•Design & User Experience•Business Model•TechnologyApp Makers•Build teams•Submit ideas•Create apps•Get expert supportHack@Home Online PlatformCitiesOrganizationsBrands•Define problems•Set up prizesEcosystem of apps•App-solutions to the initialproblem•Best apps receive prizes•Apps are promoted globally®Hack at Home - Introduction
Defining the right problemsThe problem statements are at the heart of the Hack at Home.Problems need to be carefully crafted to make sure they are alignedwith business objectives, “app-ish” and inspiring.11 22Strategic AlignmentProblem Statements arealigned with the client’sbusiness and strategicobjectivesApp sizeProblem Statements breakbig, systemic problems intosizable problems that inspireapp solutions
Creating collaborationHack at Home - Hack at Home?App Makers get:•Other talent to build teams•Feedback for their ideas•Feedback for their apps•Troubleshooting helpExperts give support for:•Problem/Needs assessment•Design & User Experience•Business Model•Technology! !! Briefing | Prizes | Mentors | ForumHack at HomeAsk the experts!Online Supportfor App MakersSarah Bennet Dave Risher Tom Hague Tom HagueThe Hack@Home is a 3 - 4 months process in which app makers getonline support from mentors to help them build viable, usable andsustainable apps in high quality
• Collaboration with city and business partners on afacilitated platform.• Support from mentors in theme specific issues aswell as user experience, business models,technology during the 4 month process• All apps from OH - HAH enter the Apps4Finlandcompetition• Prize EUR 1000 for the winner of each problemstatement• OH-HAH networking event organized in Novembercan open further collaboration possibilitiesFor developers
• As a mentor you support the app makers, helpingthem to turn their ideas into great apps• Intensive collaboration with developers on afacilitated platform• You will be involved with the following tasks: initialidea & project proposal feedback, hack support,app validation depending on your expertise• Estimated workload 1 hour / week during the 4month process – some weeks may be more timeconsuming• OH-HAH closing networking event organized inNovemberFor mentors
• Open Helsinki – Hack at Home –program is part of Cityof Helsinki’s support for developers in 2013• Open Helsinki - Hack at Home opens for developers14.6. together with Apps4Finland2013 competition• Looking for partners & mentors for Open Helsinki –Hack at Home –programContact us: email@example.com and dev.hel.fiJoin the program!
Improving Transportation in CairoName Cairo Transport Hack at HomeLocation Cairo, Egypt (open to global participation)Dates September - November 2012Website http://cairo.hackathome.comClient World BankSponsors EgyptInnovate, Google, Orange,Vodafone, TA TelecomTargetaudienceAppMakers (Developers, Designers andpeople with app ideas)Objective engage local and global AppMakers tocreate apps to improve the transportationproblem of the city of Cairo.Results Finished (over 300 participants)Apps +300 participants, +30 app ideas+20 appsCasestudy - World Bank Hack at Home