In the world of tech startups, we often talk about how to pivot quickly and transform an industry. #GivingTuesday – an international movement celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving – shifted the holiday season from a conversation about getting gifts to one about giving. While most of the social #GivingTuesday chatter will be about making donations (last year, 700k people donated $116M online in one day), keep in mind that you can also give time and expertise to a community or organization in need. If you’re building on Bluemix, you’re perfectly positioned to share expertise.
Here are a few ways you could you use your coding and data analytics skills – along with a few Bluemix services – to help a nonprofit:
Build better context for location-based applications – and help social service organizations (like Meals on Wheels) deliver food and services to those in need. Check out the IoT for Automotive Service.