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The Rise of Social Forecasting: How Employees Help Management Make Better Decisions
document Distributed Knowledge

Social Forecasting is based on a simple concept, which combines the approach of crowdsourcing with an incentive mechanism for users to contribute their best knowledge. Crowdsourcing participants...

Claire MackayDec 22, 2011 02:54 am GMT1070 views
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The Rise of Social Forecasting: How Employees Help Management Make Better Decisions
A Social Forecasting Case Study
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Crowdworx was kind enough to write up a case study for us looking at how one of its clients, Henkel, utilized social forecasting to improve predicting the demand for its wide array of products sold in Europe.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 30, 2012 08:51 pm GMT4175 views
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Experts vs. Social Forecasting
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Social Forecasting can not replace experts. Providing a good forecast is one thing but making intelligent use of it is still a task for experts and decision-makers which Social Forecasting cannot...

CrowdWorxMay 04, 2012 11:37 am GMT1324 views
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Experts vs. Social Forecasting
The Rise of Social Forecasting - How the Crowd Learned to be Smart
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Social Forecasting is a form of Collective Intelligence. The main common characteristic of Collective Intelligence is that a large number of human contributors are involved. The quality of the...

CrowdWorxMay 04, 2012 11:45 am GMT1681 views
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The Rise of Social Forecasting - How the Crowd Learned to be Smart
Crowdsourcing with Employees: Social Forecasting in Action
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

In this guest post, Crowdworx founder Aleksandar Ivanov explains how crowdsourcing with employees can help generate accurate risk assessments and sales forecasts, leading to actionable information and an engaged workforce.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 22, 2011 06:50 pm GMT4295 views
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Aragon Research and Spigit Launch the Open Forecast Project
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

"Measuring the total addressable market is an extremely difficult exercise, especially in emerging markets," said Jim Lundy, founder and CEO, Aragon Research. "With this new...

Jason RobbinsMay 17, 2012 10:13 am GMT1072 views
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Aragon Research and Spigit Launch the Open Forecast Project
Deutsche Telekom’s Internal Crowdsourcing
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Deutsche Telekom, Europe’s biggest telecommunications company, had a challenge: it wanted to accumulate the wisdom and experience of their employees, who are scattered across different locations, and derive key performance indicators from this data — so the company turned to social forecasting.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 16, 2013 08:49 pm GMT6963 views
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The Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Social: Crowdsourced Local Weather Related Tweets Now Available
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

If you have an iPhone, The Weather Channel 4.0.0 app update includes a new “Social” tab at the bottom that provides access to weather related tweets from the surrounding area. The Weather...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 12, 2011 10:35 pm GMT1397 views
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The Weather Channel iPhone App Gets Social: Crowdsourced Local Weather Related Tweets Now Available
Using Social Media for Crowdsourcing and Profits
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Fab re-engineered its look to capitalize on recent data indicating that users who had checked out the site’s crowdsourcing feature were more likely to make purchases than those who hadn’t. Among...

Claire MackayMay 29, 2012 12:36 am GMT1277 views
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Using Social Media for Crowdsourcing and Profits
CrowdWorx
site Tools

CrowdWorx is a SOCIAL FORECASTING tool which utilizes the knowledge of your employees and transforms it to quantitative forecasts about sales, new products, and other business KPIs. You may also...

Carl EspostiOct 08, 2010 07:53 pm GMT3828 views
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CrowdWorx
New Study Forecasts Digital Advertising to Grow to 70 Percent of SMB Marketing Budgets
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

BIA/Kelsey's new study on American SMB goes on to say that by 2015 SMBs will allocate 30 percent of their marketing budgets to traditional advertising (down from 52 percent in 2010), with the...

Pablo BracciniSep 05, 2011 09:38 am GMT4784 views
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New Study Forecasts Digital Advertising to Grow to 70 Percent of SMB Marketing Budgets
The five crowdsourcing categories ranked: Popularity in social media
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

What do the world’s social media users think about crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing.org partnered with KL Communications to find out.

Using a tool called Netbase, which indexes and analyzes millions of conversations across the web, Crowdsourcing.org and KLC analyzed data for the top 15 sites generating the most buzz for each of the five main crowdsourcing categories in Crowdsourcing.org’s Directory: cloud labor, crowd creativity, crowdfunding, distributed knowledge and open innovation. This report examines a year of data — timeframe: November 1, 2010 to October 31, 2011 — garnered from Facebook, Twitter, blogs, forums, news sites and consumer reviews.

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Eric BlattbergJan 13, 2012 01:10 am GMT8486 views
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Get Real-Time, Accurate, Crowdsourced Weather Forecasts With New Social App
document Distributed Knowledge

The idea behind Metwit is that crowdsourced weather updates can be more trustworthy and accurate compared to traditional weather forecasts that can be unrefined and relatively inaccurate. Users can...

Pablo BracciniJan 31, 2012 08:06 pm GMT989 views
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Get Real-Time, Accurate, Crowdsourced Weather Forecasts With New Social App
Spigit Leads in Social Innovation 2.0 With Crowdcast Acquisition
document Open Innovation

Spigit, the global leader in Social Innovation Software, today announced it has acquired San Francisco based Crowdcast, the company that defined Social Business Intelligence. Spigit with...

Pablo BracciniSep 18, 2012 02:12 pm GMT1687 views
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Spigit Leads in Social Innovation 2.0 With Crowdcast Acquisition
Once More about Prediction Markets…
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Prediction Market and Henkel Most of sources do not distinguish between Prediction Markets, the most popular technology, and Social Forecasting. Within prediction markets, participants...

Yulia KopysovaNov 13, 2012 04:31 pm GMT1656 views
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Once More about Prediction Markets…
Crowdpark
site Distributed Knowledge / Forecasting and Prediction

CrowdPark is a social forecasting game based on the principle of an underlying electronic prediction market. Ingo Hinterding, co-founder of CrowdPark They just recently went open beta with their...

Archenette EvangelioAug 27, 2011 07:21 am GMT1080 views
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Crowdpark
2020 Forecast: The Future of Cities, Information, and Inclusion
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Institute for the Future created this 2020 Forecast: A Planet of Civic Laboratories Map to highlight future innovations that will harness urban data to reduce poverty and promote inclusion....

Sebastian BlancaOct 01, 2011 02:37 pm GMT1944 views
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2020 Forecast: The Future of Cities, Information, and Inclusion
University Studies Crowdsourcing for Intelligence
document Distributed Knowledge

Participants come from all walks of life. While Professor Charles Twardy said he'd love to have, say, agronomists, on his team to help forecast European polices and responses to mad cow...

Claire MackayOct 18, 2011 09:40 am GMT1640 views
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University Studies Crowdsourcing for Intelligence
Ourcast Launches Real-Time Mobile Weather App That Predicts Rain, Snow With Unprecedented Accuracy
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Ourcast provides detailed, hyperlocal forecasts based on a new type of statistical modeling that uses real-time radar data and weather station readings provided by 20,000 volunteers across the U.S....

Samuel BennettApr 19, 2012 12:36 am GMT1446 views
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Ourcast Launches Real-Time Mobile Weather App That Predicts Rain, Snow With Unprecedented Accuracy
Spigit Acquires Crowdcast
Open Innovation

Last week, Spigit, a social innovation software company, announced its acquisition of Crowdcast for an undisclosed amount. As part of the deal, Spigit will add Crowdcast’s patents to its own portfolio, and Crowdcast’s leadership team will join Spigit’s.

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Anton RootSep 24, 2012 06:07 pm GMT5054 views
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