Developer Challenges


DevCSI is pleased to offer a number of developer challenges throughout the year to support and drive innovation. Look out for details of forthcoming challenges by following @DevCSI on Twitter or by subscribing to our blog.

If you would like to partner with us to offer a developer challenge, please contact Mahendra Mahey

Current Challenges

Most recent challenge Dev Challenge at Digital Research 2012

Previous challenge this year Open Repositories 2012.


Past Challenges

Here are some of the challenges we have offered over the last two years…

Celebrate Liberation


We teamed up with UK Discovery to offer a global Developer Competition throughout July 2011 to build open source software applications / tools, using at least one of 10 open data sources collected from libraries, museums and archives.


Open Repositories 2011


We asked developers at the Open Repositories event in Austin, Texas, to show us the future of repositories.


Open Repositories 2010


We offered a challenge to developers attending Open Repositories 2010 in Madrid, asking them to create a functioning repository user-interface, presenting a single metadata record which includes as many automatically created, useful links to related external content as possible.

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  1. Call for Concept Papers for 2nd ITU’s Green ICT Application Challenge: ITU and Telefonica are hosting a challenge to find the best and most innovative Concept Paper for an ICT application that would help enable Sustainable Energy for All.
    The winner will be awarded the cash prize of USD 3,000 and will be invited to present it in Paris during the 2nd ITU Green Standards Week.

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