How do you spark open data fever in your community? Are you interested in hosting a hackathon but don’t know where to start? Socrata’s own Developer Evangelist Chris Metcalf shares his recommendations, based upon having attended, co-hosted, and judged the results of many hackathons.
This guide includes tips on:
- Picking a date and location
- Building a web presence and marketing your event
- Setting your rules and judging
- Setup and logistics
- Post-event follow up
- ...and more
Hackathons are a great way to spark change and find innovative solutions using government data. Download the guide to get started engaging your community.