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Is out, er, "crowdsourcing" of support possible?
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The author interestingly argues about the advantages and disadvantages of community managed customer/product support for both, customers and companies.

Crowdsourcing.orgSep 30, 2010 07:54 pm GMT3888 views
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