Check out Lee Clemmer's The Beacon idea for details on his proposal for an SMS based community alert and messaging system.
It's full steam ahead on OpenIDEO this week as our Atrocity Prevention Challenge motors through it's collaborative Ideas phase. We've had folks getting together to hold OpenSTORMS – using our challenge Brainstorm in a Box toolkit to get their creative juices flowing. Elsewhere, collaborators have been forming Virtual Teams to propel their ideas forward and build on their collective goodness. And check out the latest clip from our Challenge Community Champion, Arjan Tupan. Plus, if you've got questions around technical aspects of your emerging concepts – ask away!
On the impact front, we have great news from our Social Business Challenge. Get the scoop on how ideas from OpenIDEO are being implemented in Colombia and improving the health of locals in low income communities.