Crowdsourcing has been mentioned as a way to help enterprises sort through big data. The firm CrowdComputing Systems (CCS) thinks it can take that process further by adding an automation layer to manage and learn from the workers.
Our increasingly digitized world has unlocked complex information and data sets that we could not access in the past. The rise of ‘big data’ is an important development, and many governments, organizations, and enterprises are taking notice of power of organizing, understanding, and creating large data sets.
Sarah Timms, founder and CEO of LoveAnimals.org, a recently-launched crowdfunding platform for animal welfare and wildlife conservation, writes in to explain how to make crowdfunding appealing to non-tech companies and organizations.
How to make the new way of fundraising appealing to those who are not technologically savvy.
Content curation involves the added value only people can provide in the form of unique taste and understanding of the target audience to select and convert selected information into a quality content offering.
Lately a lot of the buzz around how the crowd can help your business has been around crowdfunding, and for good reason, given how much the industry has grown in 2012, but crowdsourcing has also been in the rise, especially in the enterprise.
World Magazine Crowdsourcing adoptions World Magazine LOS ANGELES—When a new job forced Andrea and Mark Wittig to pack up and move from Los Angeles to Chicago in 2011, they had already drained their savings on an adoption process they now had to...
One of the latest social media tools is a website that helps couples adopt their children
Watch this special video from José María Figueres, President of the Carbon War Room. Figueres hails the power of crowdsourcing and the potential for Crowdsourcing Week to become a key summit for those of us who live and breathe all things crowd.
Recently, I spoke with Mark van Iterson, head of global design at Heineken, about the company's "Remix our Future" contest to crowdsource a design for a new Heineken bottle for the anniversarry, as well as its co-created concept club that is becoming...
Heineken leads the pack of global brands to emulate with crowdsourcing strategy ...
The past few weeks my colleague Anton Root has been reviewing the entire year in crowdfunding projects and he's come up with 5 of the most unique and noteworthy campaigns of 2012, regardless of dollar amount raised.
A report suggests that by better using digital tools like social media to tap into the altruistic instincts of the crowd, police can create new communication channels to engage citizens and gather leads to support their investigations.
How crowdsouring can be used to identify crime hotspots and more ...