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The power of hackathons

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Hackathons have gained significant traction over the last few years as a mechanism for organisations to utilise when attempting to tap into the knowledge and talents of their full workforce (and indeed other stakeholders).

So this paper by the Woodrow Wilson Center should be a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in setting up a hackathon in their own organisation.

It provides an overview of what hackathons are, and provides a framework for setting one up.  Hopefully it’ll make good weekend reading for you.

The Power of Hackathons