The Busting Bureaucracy Hackathon

Phase 4: Ideas for Busting Bureaucracy (Part 2)

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Ideas for Busting Bureaucracy (Part 2)

During Phase 3, the hackathon team developed almost 70 mini-hacks—radical, yet practical ideas for busting bureaucracy with the help of technology. Now we turn to Phase 4, where we will develop the most promising mini-hacks into fully-fledged management hacks. 

You’ll find the list of the most prominent mini-hacks below. If you’d like to work further on your mini-hack but don’t see it displayed below or you have any other questions or issues, please get in touch with us.

When developing your hack, please review this "hack cheatsheet" a short guide for how to create a great management hack.  The document contains a number of practical tips as well as links to some of our favorite hacks on the MIX.

When I see the categories defined as the needed ‘post-bureaucratic hacks’, I can’t help but to see it’s all about people and how people interact together.
Common measures must be things like Quality (measure of returns or complaints), Delivery (on time and in full measure), Profit (% return on assets being exploited in their activity after liabilities h
By Julian Wilson on July 29, 2021
From time to time, let everyone in a team  exercise leadership by setting up a system that picks a new leader randomly.The main focus of that randomly selected leader will be to serve their team,
By Alberto Blanco on July 29, 2021
Decisions to be made have to be put on a platform (IT-based) in order that everyone can access them and enter his/her knowledge or point of view.
By Erwin Pfuhler on July 29, 2021
Processes, procedures and comportments have to proof their value to the business.Formality may have its benefits, but they have to be made explicit and the value has to be bullet proof.
By Erwin Pfuhler on July 29, 2021
Instead of perfecting a product or service that meets all the internal demands (the good and the bad), put your best customers on development teams.
By Sean Schofield on July 29, 2021
Delegate authority to eliminate chain of command structure and support decentralized decision makers with an automated enterprise-wide support systems that provides tips, traps, successes, and failure
By Phil Weinzimer on July 29, 2021
Instead of hording control of your budget, allow every employee to have discretionary control (and thereby responsibility) for a slice of the pie.  The one area that is the scourge or bane of cre
By Aaron Anderson on July 29, 2021