Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing

Want to know what Crowdsourcing is? How can you use it for your business?

Crowdsourcing is the act of outsourcing tasks, traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, to an undefined, large group of people or community (a "crowd"), through an open call (Howe, 2006)

Mission: By creating this community we wanted to raise awareness of the crowdsourcing, stimulate you to share business practices and ideas.

google.com

reCAPTCHA: Stop Spam, Read Books

have you ever used reCaptcha to register/open account on some website? In case you have, you've been a part of a real crowdsourcing (you've been exploited :) ) . Many firms (ex.New York Times) use this application in order to digitalize their archives. Awesome example.

google.com

guardian.co.uk

Mob rule: Iceland crowdsources its next constitution

crowdsourcing goes even further. Iceland is about to crowdsource their new constitution. You think it's gonna work (yay or nay)?

guardian.co.uk Country recovering from collapse of its banks and government is using social media to get citizens to share their ideas

challenge.gov

UAV Forge

US government even crowdsources a development of their UAVs [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle]. Prize - 109.000 $. Value for money? (Yay or Nay).

challenge.gov The UAVForge Challenge combines a web-based collaboration site with a live competitive fly-off event to enable citizen scientists, creative minds and innovators everywhere to produce advanced small unmanned air vehicle (UAV) systems. UAVForge is a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) an...

[08/11/11]   have you ever imagined getting paid for doing the crowdsourcing. Wanna earn some money? Leave the comment below and I'll tell you how.

designcontest.com

International student competition - DesignContest.com

Check out a great example of crowdsourcing logo creation for Business Hive brand, which received more than 130 designs within couple of days.

designcontest.com 'International student competition' Logo Design Contest. World's most popular graphic design contests where 1000s of designers working for You.

predlagam.vladi.si

predlagam.vladi.si

mail has been sent out to our government, who's recently launch our very first G2C crowdsourcing site, for the potential interview. cross your fingers ;)

predlagam.vladi.si Predlagam, da vlada uredi »status« zapornikov, ki so potrebni psihiatrične obravnave in hkrati potrebujejo ob sebi paznike, saj so nevarni za okolico. Trenutna situacija v d...

Sparked.com - microvolunteering by The Extraordinaries

volunteering has come to a new level. now you can even crowdsource a volunteer to do your task free of charge. Do you believe people are ever gonna be paid for their work as they would in case of a regular job?

sparked.com Sparked.com - microvolunteering by The Extraordinaries

crowdconf2011.eventbrite.com

CrowdConf 2011

can you imagine that there's even a CrowdSourcing conference this year in SF? It seems like crowdsourcing has a vast potential...

crowdconf2011.eventbrite.com Main Event Overview: November 2, 2011 CrowdConf2011 is the first and leading conference on crowdsourcing and the future of distributed work. CrowdConf brings together an international audience of scholars, executives, policy makers, artists, and technologists for a day of learning, conversation, an

abanka.si

Natečaj Oblikuj si kartico!

some companies are partially using this concept without even knowing it. Check out how Abanka (Slovenian banking company) started a crowdsourcing contest. It's just too bad that they didn't think of where the money will flow in;) how would you do it?

abanka.si Oblikuj si kartico s sliko po svoji izbiri in sodeluj v nagradnem natečaju!

threadless.com

Threadless graphic t-shirt designs: cool & funny t-shirts weekly! Tees designed by the community.

www.threadless.com - portal Howe is quite frequently mentioning in his book. Check out how they're using crowdsourcing as a business model and blurring the boundaries between their business and customers. Would you buy some tees? How do you like their idea?

threadless.com Browse our collection of amazing graphic t-shirt designs. The best tees on the planet.

gdata.youtube.com

Jeff Howe - Crowdsourcing

This is the video from Jeff Howe, a guy that coined expression "Crowdsourcing" in the early 2006. Take a look at this video, nice explanation of what CS is.

Crowdsourcing" has, virtually overnight, generated huge buzz, enthusiasm, and fear. It's the application of the open-source idea to any field outside of software, taking a function performed by people in an organization, such as reporting done by journalists, research and product development by scie

[04/09/11]   what pops into your mind when hearing a word - crowdsourcing?

[04/08/11]   hey everyone, welcome to crowdsourcing community. join us and find out more how your business can grow with the help of masses. feel free to share your examples of CS.

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