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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 The Pursuit of Accountability, Efficiency, and Economic Growth

    1. History of Apps Contests

    2. Next Chapter: What CACs Create

  2. Chapter 2 Benefits of Civic Apps Competitions

    1. Case Study

    2. What Civic Apps Competitions Achieve

    3. Next Chapter: Goals and Metrics

  3. Chapter 3 Identifying Goals and Metrics for Your Apps Competition

    1. Translating Benefits into Goals and Metrics

    2. Identifying Your Competition’s Ideal Goals and Metrics of Success

    3. Table of Robust Goals and Metrics

    4. Next Chapter: Building Your Budget

  4. Chapter 4 Building Your CAC Budget

    1. Partners

    2. The Data

    3. Cash Prizes

    4. Competition Web Platform

    5. Administration

    6. Technical Support

    7. Competition Length

    8. Defraying Costs

    9. Next Chapter: Data Resources

  5. Chapter 5 Surveying Your Data Resources

    1. Structured Versus Unstructured Data

    2. Data Content

    3. Documentation

    4. Next Chapter: Design

  6. Chapter 6 Designing Your CAC

    1. Participation Incentives

    2. Prize Categories

    3. Judging Criteria

    4. Judging Process

    5. Judge Selection

    6. Type of Eligible Apps: Mobile, Web, Tablet

    7. Participation Drivers: Events and Communications

    8. Next Chapter: Common Roadblocks

  7. Chapter 7 Common Roadblocks

    1. Who Owns the App After the Competition Is Over?

    2. Next Chapter: The Long Game

  8. Chapter 8 Building on Success

    1. Engaging in Conversation

    2. Participating in Events

    3. Continuing to Build Apps

    4. Closing Thoughts