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Organize a Civic Apps Competition (CAC) in your city. This practical guide provides best practices for each phase of the process, based largely on the authors’ firsthand experience planning and managing Apps for Metro Chicago (A4MC). You’ll learn everything from setting goals and creating a budget to running the competition and measuring the outcome.


On Oct 7 Juan Jose de Leon wrote: Lots of experience crammed in 78 pages
This book incorporates lots of experience from two authors, which I don't know how they managed to make in only 78 pages. After reading building a budget chapter you will feel ready to build a competition and skip the rest of the book. But don't do it, designing the competition chapter and the common roadblocks one will save you lots of headaches. Full Review  >

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