If you want to solve wicked problems you need to ignite the creative fire!
Rather than just running a hackathon where participants break into groups and compete to develop the best idea. Start your hackathon with a turbo charged idea generation session. That's what we did with the Morton Shire in the lead up to the full Gov hack competition.
Before the big start of the hackathon, we ran an idea generation session for the whole group on a challenge facing the Morton Shire. The use of this session stimulated thinking and also collaboration between participants who were remotely located across the region.
Building energy and creating an environment for innovation is challenging in a remote or hybrid event. SparkTank provides a simple and easy way to introduce a crowd to the ideation process and also demonstrate a psychologically safe environment for being creative.