A full draft of the Edgeryders Handbook is nearing completion and, to get it finished, I’d appreciate some help.
I want to incorporate a few more examples from the platform to illustrate some of the key points that are being made. I’ve read a pretty large proportion of the mission reports (about two thirds of all those posted), but, because of the sheer number it’s been hard to remember the finer points of some of them. So, I’m going to post a few missions like this where I outline some topics where I’d appreciate a nudge towards the most relevant content.
Here are a few to get started:
Examples, please, of circumstances in which a small group of individuals have made something happen far faster than a large, sluggish institution which was aiming for the same ends. [Spaghetti Open Data is the first example that came to my mind, but I’m sure there are more…]
Examples of when Edgeryders’ projects have sought institutional funding but were turned down because they were deemed ‘too risky’ or ‘too innovative’.
Examples of bad experiences in trying to forge productive working relationships with institutions. Has anyone entered into a working partnership with an institution only to have been let down badly? [I think I recall a mission report by Involute Conduit which touched on this…]
Please post your suggestions as comments and I’ll incorporate as many as I can.