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Crowdsource Signal Performance Testing with Akvelon PMT Toolkit
document Open Innovation

PMT answers the most significant challenges wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, and mobile application developers stumble upon during network signal and device performance testing − time to...

Marco TorquatiJun 21, 2011 11:57 pm GMT1614 views
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Crowdsource Signal Performance Testing with Akvelon PMT Toolkit
BlazeMeter Introduces Breakthrough Scriptless Performance Testing Technology, FollowMe
document Tools

By activating BlazeMeter’s new FollowMe module, a single developer can trigger virtual crowdsourcing of up to 1,000,000 users to imitate their actions online as they browse the Web or use...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 28, 2014 05:08 am GMT803 views
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BlazeMeter Introduces Breakthrough Scriptless Performance Testing Technology, FollowMe
RootMetrics crowdsources wireless carrier performance
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

They will work with iPhone owners to crowdsource data which will define the performance of wireless networks, and an Android application is not far behind. Apple also approved RootMetrics to take...

zain-ul-abideenDec 04, 2010 05:52 pm GMT7487 views
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RootMetrics crowdsources wireless carrier performance
Crowdsourcing and Curating the Performance Evaluation Process
document 

As with any solid crowdsourcing effort, the generated content must be curated to ensure the output is optimal for the task at hand. In the case of Performance Evaluation, the content should be...

Fritz SchaeferJul 25, 2011 10:12 pm GMT1634 views
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Crowdsourcing and Curating the Performance Evaluation Process
Globoforce Redefines Performance Management with Launch of Talent Maps
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“Social recognition is the next big disruptor within HR,” said Grant Beckett, vice president of product for Globoforce. “Its high levels of adoption across an entire workforce make it the ideal...

Benjamin FosselMay 16, 2012 10:09 pm GMT1018 views
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Globoforce Redefines Performance Management with Launch of Talent Maps
Inviting the masses to rate employee performance
document Distributed Knowledge

The general term for this is “crowdsourcing.” Dawn MacKay, vice president of Halogen Software in Ottawa, Ontario, defined the approach as “taking full advantage of feedback and input, both...

Benjamin FosselJun 01, 2012 02:45 am GMT708 views
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Inviting the masses to rate employee performance
Daily rituals performed in a flood: A TED Fellow is crowdsourcing rituals for a unique performance
article Distributed Knowledge

TED Fellow Lars Jan, the director of the multi-disciplinary art lab Early Morning Opera, is seeking everyday personal rituals from collaborators — perhaps, you? — for a work-in-progress called...

Samuel BennettFeb 05, 2013 05:48 am GMT2078 views
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Daily rituals performed in a flood: A TED Fellow is crowdsourcing rituals for a unique performance
Nokia Siemens Touts 'Crowdsourcing' to Optimise Mobile Broadband Performance
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The system is built around a client-server architecture using technology from Ciqual, a privately-held venture capital-backed company based in Scotland.

Cristina CaineNov 08, 2010 07:16 pm GMT8097 views
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Nokia Siemens Touts 'Crowdsourcing' to Optimise Mobile Broadband Performance
SlimCleaner software uses crowdsourcing to boost PC performance
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

SlimCleaner allows users to create a personalised wall where they can write assessments about various items on their PC, earn badges, and build out a trust network that communicates with other...

Pablo BracciniSep 05, 2011 12:58 pm GMT1701 views
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SlimCleaner software uses crowdsourcing to boost PC performance
Crowdsourcing Feedback: It May Be the Answer to Performance Reviews
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How do you get to crowdsourcing feedback and performance? Social performance management is an important factor, allowing anyone – peers, colleagues and managers alike – to share their detailed...

Rebecca GutierrezApr 22, 2012 11:08 pm GMT2653 views
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Crowdsourcing Feedback: It May Be the Answer to Performance Reviews
Crowdsource Your Performance Reviews
document Distributed Knowledge

When looking for better performance management processes and outcomes, look to the collective intelligence of your enterprise. Armed with the wisdom of the crowds, managers can leverage...

Jason RobbinsJun 16, 2012 06:06 am GMT1160 views
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Crowdsource Your Performance Reviews
Taylor Swift to Perform At a School For the Deaf? 4chan and Reddit Users Say ‘Yes’
article 

This isn’t the first time websites like 4chan and Reddit took advantage of their crowdsourcing power to accomplish elaborate pranks. Back in July, popular rap artist Pitbull held a contest in...

Jayne AnnSep 01, 2012 01:18 pm GMT1409 views
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Taylor Swift to Perform At a School For the Deaf? 4chan and Reddit Users Say ‘Yes’
Amanda Palmer Decides To Pay 'Crowdsourced' Backing Performers In Light Of Recent Controversy
article 

Amanda Palmer's latest album, “Theatre is Evil” debuted at number 10 on the Billboard charts. The album was funded entirely by Kickstarter, through which fans donated $1.2 million to record...

Jason RobbinsSep 20, 2012 02:33 am GMT1495 views
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Amanda Palmer Decides To Pay 'Crowdsourced' Backing Performers In Light Of Recent Controversy
Wikipedia crowdsources site performance: Speeding up 488,731 templates with a little Lua to go
article 

Crowdsourcing site - Wikipedia pages should get a lot quicker very soon as the foundation behind the world’s largest and most popular encyclopedia have turned on Lua, a lightweight scripting...

Benjamin FosselMar 19, 2013 04:44 am GMT2017 views
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Wikipedia crowdsources site performance: Speeding up 488,731 templates with a little Lua to go
Niche crowdfunding sites can out-perform Kickstarter — if you choose the right one
article Crowdfunding

Recently, crowdfunding reviews site CrowdsUnite ranked the top 10 crowdfunding platforms based on user reviews. Interestingly, Kickstarter, the most well-known crowdfunding site, ranked fifth,...

Alex FeldmanAug 11, 2014 02:05 pm GMT960 views
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Niche crowdfunding sites can out-perform Kickstarter — if you choose the right one
Airbnb will launch a program for superhosts, performance-tracking tools, and calendar improvements in 2014
article Distributed Knowledge

Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone, plans to launch a program that recognizes...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 17, 2014 01:25 pm GMT1074 views
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Airbnb will launch a program for superhosts, performance-tracking tools, and calendar improvements in 2014
Understanding Crowdsourcing (Effects of Motivation and Rewards on Participation and Performance in Voluntary Online Activities)
document Distributed Knowledge

A PhD dissertation, "Understanding Crowdsourcing" by Irma Borst sub-titled "Effects of Motivation and Rewards on Participation and Performance in Voluntary Online activities, was...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 05, 2011 02:32 pm GMT11272 views
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Understanding Crowdsourcing (Effects of Motivation and Rewards on Participation and Performance in Voluntary Online Activities)
Twitter Followers Perform Geek Squad Intervention on MacBook Thief
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Free tracking software, a social network, and some brave geeks remind us of the power the social web offers. It was a big risk for those geeks for approaching a complete stranger who may have...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 17, 2011 07:28 pm GMT2021 views
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Twitter Followers Perform Geek Squad Intervention on MacBook Thief
CrowdFlower Marks Crowdsourcing Milestone: More than 100 Million Tasks Performed
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Founded in 2007, CrowdFlower provides Labor-on-Demand to help companies route high-volume, repetitive tasks to a massively distributed global workforce. They uses statistically backed,...

Fritz SchaeferMay 19, 2011 03:12 pm GMT3535 views
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CrowdFlower Marks Crowdsourcing Milestone: More than 100 Million Tasks Performed
Instrumenting the Crowd: Using Implicit Behavioral Measures to Predict Task Performance
document Distributed Knowledge

This paper introduces and evaluates task fingerprinting, a method for capturing crowdworker behavior and making inferences about their task performance. Researchers demonstrate that by analyzing...

Adam FrazerSep 06, 2011 03:27 pm GMT2291 views
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Instrumenting the Crowd: Using Implicit Behavioral Measures to Predict Task Performance
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