We know you're all eagerly awaiting the Winners Announcement on the Impact Challenge! It'll be made later this week but meanwhile we want to celebrate *all* the stellar ideas which have been shared and discussed on increasing social impact with OpenIDEO. You've given us so much to think about as we enter our second year together – and we're super impressed to see some of you diving in and prototyping ideas like OpenTRANSLATE already. This sense of collective action is what gets our hearts racing! Plus we had a record number of you joining us to evaluate concepts and now our Advisory Panel is busy making some tough final decisions.
Haiyan, from the OpenIDEO Team, shared her thoughts this week on how All good things start with a prototype. This was a chance to reflect on our always-in-beta apporach and how you're all part of it while providing insight into our process of evolution and the work that goes on behind-the-scenes. Haiyan has also started a new Tips & Tricks forum where you can learn new moves and share some of your own. You can even subscribe to the forum so you'll never miss out on a new tip again!
Stay tuned for Impact Challenge announcements – and ongoing updates on how we're taking your ideas on increasing social impact to do just that!