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What Can a Super Bowl Flash Mob Ad Teach Us About Community Building?
document Open Innovation

Here's how TopCoder Creates Individual Value Intrinsic Values; Pride , Confidence , Relationships , Resilience , Knowledge Extrinsic Values; Rating , Skill , Money , Opportunity

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 04, 2012 09:45 pm GMT1914 views
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What Can a Super Bowl Flash Mob Ad Teach Us About Community Building?
Neighbor.ly Helps Communities Build Better Towns
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Though it only launched several months ago, Neighbor.ly has already had notable successes: Donors recently raised more than $400,000 to expand Kansas City's new bike-sharing system, Kansas...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 12, 2012 02:49 pm GMT1600 views
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Neighbor.ly Helps Communities Build Better Towns
How to build a developer community from scratch
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

If you’re still convinced that building a developer community is what you really want to do, it is a must to live out your mission statement. In other words, if you’re a crowdsourcing community,...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 29, 2012 11:28 pm GMT5551 views
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How to build a developer community from scratch
From cold calls to community building: ProPublica tries to make crowdsourcing more meaningful
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ProPublica takes a warmer approach with its recently formed Patient Harm Community Facebook group. Here’s the question that ProPublica poses to the group: “Were you or a loved one harmed in a...

Pablo BracciniMay 22, 2012 12:04 am GMT840 views
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From cold calls to community building: ProPublica tries to make crowdsourcing more meaningful
Crowdsourcing: Yesterday's Corporate Philanthropy Is Today's Branding and Community-Building
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

With the expert resources of organizations like GlobalGiving, and innovative pioneers like PepsiCo, corporations engaged in CSR and philanthropy will be equipped to achieve their business...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 06, 2011 04:06 am GMT4530 views
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Crowdsourcing: Yesterday's Corporate Philanthropy Is Today's Branding and Community-Building
Crowdfunding A Communal Business Model
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Crowdfunding also offers benefits for the community as a whole. Shared projects give people a chance to work on their community-building skills. Brainstorming sessions provide inspiration and...

Samuel BennettOct 11, 2011 06:02 am GMT5987 views
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Crowdfunding  A Communal Business Model
Noesis crowdsources building efficiency
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Noesis Energy is using the "freemium" model of giving away its software and then developing services to charge customers for. The idea is that efficiency consultants and building...

Sebastian BlancaNov 05, 2011 03:49 pm GMT2026 views
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Noesis crowdsources building efficiency
How to crowd-fund community projects
document Crowdfunding

Spacehive aims to shake up planning by allowing anyone to post projects to improve public spaces. Whether it's a community centre, park or a revamped high street, anyone can take the idea to...

Adam FrazerMar 07, 2012 02:18 pm GMT5516 views
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How to crowd-fund community projects
GE, MIT Building Crowdsourcing Software Platform to Revolutionize Product Design and Manufacturing
document Open Innovation, Tools

Scientists and engineers from GE Global Research and MIT will develop a “crowd-driven ecosystem for evolutionary design” – CEED for the vehicleforge.mil program. This ecosystem will create an...

Harshida PatelApr 06, 2012 05:00 am GMT2860 views
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GE, MIT Building Crowdsourcing Software Platform to Revolutionize Product Design and Manufacturing
Help Coworking Crowdsource a Better Wiki!
document Distributed Knowledge

With enough community support, the new Coworking Wiki will serve as an aggregate for testimonials, news reports, and study data; offer advice for new coworking spaces on how to gauge interest in...

Sebastian BlancaJun 07, 2012 04:35 am GMT755 views
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Help Coworking Crowdsource a Better Wiki!
Crafting a #CraftBeer Investor Community #crowdfunding
blog Crowdfunding

Based in Milwaukee, WI, CraftFund, LLC is the craft beer crowdfunding platform. Crowdfunding represents an alternative source of capital that is more consistent with breweries' brand and...

CraftFund, LLCApr 12, 2013 08:12 pm GMT1547 views
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Crafting a #CraftBeer Investor Community #crowdfunding
New Online Community Combats Obsolescence and Counterfeit Risk in the Supply Chain with Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

TGBN uses the knowledge and power of buyers worldwide – also known as crowdsourcing – to make transparent the good, the bad, and the ugly of the supply chain. TGBN members can engage with other...

Adam FrazerApr 11, 2014 11:59 am GMT1344 views
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New Online Community Combats Obsolescence and Counterfeit Risk in the Supply Chain with Crowdsourcing
First-of-Its-Kind Community Solar Project
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

The team of innovators came up with a simple idea: a person invests in the community by buying a tile for $100 through Mosaic. The tiles, which are not physical tiles but a symbol representing a...

Sebastian BlancaNov 05, 2011 07:59 am GMT2085 views
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First-of-Its-Kind Community Solar Project
Community-Oriented Manufacturers: Crowdsourcing & Micro-Factories
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

A truly transformational opportunity involves using social media to reconstitute the way we build and distribute products.One car maker,called Local Motors, has done just that. Using...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 10, 2011 03:00 am GMT1593 views
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Community-Oriented Manufacturers: Crowdsourcing & Micro-Factories
Devising a Communications Plan for Collaborative Innovation
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Crowd sourcing demands a crowd. To this end, developing a basic communications plan requires two insights: insight on your audience and insights on when to engage them. Your communications...

Adam FrazerNov 15, 2011 07:11 pm GMT5523 views
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Devising a Communications Plan for Collaborative Innovation
Drupal and Linux: Lessons learned for building open source communities [Open Your World Forum Webcast Series]
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Moderated by Chris Grams, partner and president of New Kind and author of The Ad-Free Brand, the November 2011 Open Your World Forum webcast is a discussion between Michael Tiemann (Red Hat’s...

Adam FrazerNov 27, 2011 12:54 am GMT3984 views
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Drupal and Linux: Lessons learned for building open source communities [Open Your World Forum Webcast Series]
Mojang working with LEGO to officially develop Minecraft building sets
document Crowd Creativity

The Minecraft team was apparently approached by LEGO to submit a design to the plastic building block company’s Cuusoo site. Cuusoo is a crowdsourcing site, sort of like Kickstarter, where people...

Claire MackayDec 06, 2011 06:29 am GMT1865 views
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Mojang working with LEGO to officially develop Minecraft building sets
Telaithrion Will Be Greece’s First Ever Eco-Community
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When the entire vision is realized, Teliathrion will consist of 3 basic sections – a geodesic dome cluster, a residential area comprised entirely of different sized yurts, and the forest garden....

Claire MackayDec 28, 2011 02:30 am GMT1381 views
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Telaithrion Will Be Greece’s First Ever Eco-Community
Five Ideas for Building Better, More Efficient Homes
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The winning idea for Katherine, the member who posted the request, was to start a university competition that would solicit design plans for their new Parish Hall, which will house a school,...

Jayne AnnJan 21, 2012 07:53 am GMT2576 views
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Five Ideas for Building Better, More Efficient Homes
Leadership Lessons From Community Maven Tara Hunt: When Not To Listen To The Crowd
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According to Tara Hunt, Buyosphere is a shopping Q&A site that crowdsources your shopping searches. She and the other co-founders believe that people--not algorithms--solve the special...

Fiona MaresJan 24, 2012 10:54 pm GMT1462 views
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Leadership Lessons From Community Maven Tara Hunt: When Not To Listen To The Crowd
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