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Bill Jacobs Auto Group Kicks Off 2013 Community Engagement Initiative
document Distributed Knowledge

Bill Jacob 's Community Relations Committee is looking to get 100% participation in philanthropy throughout the Auto Group. Whether employees contribute time, supplies, or money throughout...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 30, 2013 11:19 pm GMT5282 views
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Bill Jacobs Auto Group Kicks Off 2013 Community Engagement Initiative
Crowdsourcing and Social Media in CSR (A Survey of Business Executives)
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The following strategic implications were drawn: 1. Crowdsourcing is a key area to explore in 2011, if it's not yet a part of your CSR communications. 2. Social media channels should be...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 11, 2011 07:05 am GMT2396 views
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Crowdsourcing and Social Media in CSR (A Survey of Business Executives)
Speculate to Innovate: Social Change Paves the Way for Crowdsourcing
document 

Companies like Facebook became a huge success because they innovate. The best way to innovate is to proactively respond to social change. You have to be ahead of the game, but not so far ahead that...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 15, 2011 03:18 am GMT3827 views
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Speculate to Innovate: Social Change Paves the Way for Crowdsourcing
Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Entrepreneurs that are looking for funding options should not restrict themselves to just one possibility. What we are seeing these days is that more and more crowdfunding websites are being...

Ruth BaxterMar 26, 2011 09:56 pm GMT3579 views
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Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup
Global Technologies Ltd's Announces Collage Back Feed Server to Provide Data-Streams to Social Media Sites
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The data streams will be made available as part of the Collage application suite and provide geographical and user-relevant data to social data providers. This information allows social and...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 05, 2011 06:44 pm GMT2490 views
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Global Technologies Ltd's Announces Collage Back Feed Server to Provide Data-Streams to Social Media Sites
3 Ways to Use Social Media for Product Research and Development
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Research and development is a necessary process and essential to company growth. If you are not at least researching new opportunities, critically evaluate why you are not. Social media is a...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 01, 2011 05:02 am GMT2462 views
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3 Ways to Use Social Media for Product Research and Development
Philanthropy Spotlight: Social Giving Part 2
document Crowdfunding

Here’s how OpenIDEO works: *Organizations contact OpenIDEO to sponsor a “Challenge.” They pose a question and in order for OpenIDEO users to form a collaborative solution. *Once a...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 13, 2011 05:35 am GMT1919 views
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Philanthropy Spotlight: Social Giving Part 2
Windowfarms: Social, crowdsourced hydroponics bring fresh food home
document Crowdfunding

A group of driven, DIY-types from around the world are helping to bring hydroponic systems home. In her TED talk “A Garden in My Apartment” (below), Britta Riley of Windowfarms – vertical food...

Claire MackayNov 30, 2011 01:18 pm GMT2202 views
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Windowfarms: Social, crowdsourced hydroponics bring fresh food home
GiftSimple Launches New Social Gift Application Just in Time for the Holidays
document Crowdfunding

Group gifting is not a new concept; people have been doing it offline for years, and several websites have recently sprung up to facilitate the splitting of gifts. "GiftSimple is different in...

Jayne AnnDec 15, 2011 07:54 am GMT2110 views
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GiftSimple Launches New Social Gift Application Just in Time for the Holidays
Horn Group "Tech the Halls" DJ Competition on Turntable.fm Raises $10,000 for One Laptop per Child
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The month-long fundraising campaign culminated last Friday, December 16, when 14 top journalists came together to compete in head-to-head DJ battles on turntable.fm, with TechCrunch's Josh...

Pablo BracciniDec 22, 2011 11:07 pm GMT1308 views
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Horn Group
Researcher presents latest work on tracking ideas in social media
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Focused on the advancement of Web surveillance methodologies developed in the fields of information management, global information science, linguistic ontology, complex networks and epidemiology,...

Jayne AnnFeb 20, 2012 03:31 am GMT1689 views
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Researcher presents latest work on tracking ideas in social media
Crowdscanner: Viral social media challenges can be solved 'within the hour'
document Distributed Knowledge

In order to win the Tag challenge, you need to have a team of social communicators located in five locations around the world who are prepared to share information in order to claim the prize....

Jason RobbinsMar 28, 2012 11:12 pm GMT2518 views
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Crowdscanner: Viral social media challenges can be solved 'within the hour'
Visa's 'Social-by-Design' Effort Makes Its Debut on Global Stage
document Distributed Knowledge

"For years we've seen consumer brands testing to consumers on places like Facebook and LinkedIn," Mr. Marty Weintraub (CEO of integrated social agency AimClear) added. "The...

Harshida PatelMay 27, 2012 10:52 pm GMT762 views
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Visa's 'Social-by-Design' Effort Makes Its Debut on Global Stage
Caterpillar Brings Social Media to Blue-Collar Business
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Caterpillar's plan is to have a social media expert embedded within each product group. "If we're trying to market globally from a central point of view in Peoria, Illinois, it...

Claire MackayJun 11, 2012 01:02 am GMT1725 views
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Caterpillar Brings Social Media to Blue-Collar Business
Election tool gives Social Teeth to groups looking to foil Super Pac power
document Crowdfunding

Social Teeth has not put a figure on the donations it is seeking from individual users, but points to the $10 to $200 range that has been the norm at the crowdfunding platform for creative...

Sebastian BlancaJun 30, 2012 01:06 am GMT1102 views
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Election tool gives Social Teeth to groups looking to foil Super Pac power
How to turn robots into social butterflies
article Distributed Knowledge

The system uses crowdsourcing to provide subjective information about social groups that would otherwise be difficult or impossible for a robot to ascertain. The researchers’ algorithm for...

Samuel BennettDec 15, 2012 10:11 am GMT1496 views
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How to turn robots into social butterflies
U of T, Ryerson and Humber Students Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
document Open Innovation

The finalists (a combination of individual and group efforts) were selected from more than 40 entries and represent a wide range of socially-innovative products and services. Four of the...

Fritz SchaeferFeb 27, 2013 11:09 pm GMT5655 views
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U of T, Ryerson and Humber Students Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
McMaster Student Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
document Open Innovation

The finalists (a combination of individual and group efforts) were selected from more than 40 entries and represent a wide range of socially-innovative products and services. Four of the...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 02, 2013 12:53 am GMT5989 views
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McMaster Student Among 10 Finalists in OCE's Social Enterprise Student Competition
Kiss goodbye to traditional agencies: blur Group gazes into the Crowd for 2011
document Distributed Knowledge

Based on these predictions and of the current creative crowdsourcing scenario, it's clear that the creativity of the crowd will surely be given more priority.

Vince CooperDec 23, 2010 05:09 am GMT2059 views
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Kiss goodbye to traditional agencies: blur Group gazes into the Crowd for 2011
IBM’s Social Business Jam – The Fun Part Starts Now!
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To Luis, IBM's Social Business Jam is considerably a smart crowdsourcing for small or large groups on a specific set of topics of interest for small and large audiences alike. He says,...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 14, 2011 05:05 pm GMT3479 views
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IBM’s Social Business Jam – The Fun Part Starts Now!
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