Hackathons focus on finding solutions, Reverse Hackathons focus on understanding problems. Before an organisation starts to innovate it is critical for cross functional teams to align on what problems to solve, understand the constraints that solutions must work within, identify root vs symptomatic problems, and finally all this validate those with customers. This clarity sets a solid foundation to start innovating.
Target participants: all staff, but must include representation from all levels and functions
Number of participants: 12-20
Duration: 1-2 days