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Crowdsourcing as a Model for Problem Solving
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this video Daren explains that the way crowdsourcing works is that a company has a problem it wants to solve and it broadcasts that problem through on-line communities to a ‘crowd”. The crowd...

Carl EspostiSep 21, 2010 04:36 am GMT14430 views
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In Conversation with Shannon Low, co-founder of Mobrick
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

A good read where Shannon Low shares the story behind Mobrick, and answers questions related to the two sites, Shoplette and Zinerepublic.

Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2010 05:53 pm GMT0 views
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In Conversation with Shannon Low, co-founder of Mobrick
Crowdsource as a way to create a community
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

A good read on how crowdsourcing drives participation within communities and let people feel recognized and heard.

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Crowdsource as a way to create a community
A Clearinghouse for Netflix Prize-Like Contests
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A good example of creative ways to develop innovative solutions by engaging communities who participate for financial, social and professional rewards.

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A Clearinghouse for Netflix Prize-Like Contests
Opening Up to Collaboration
document Distributed Knowledge

Opening up to collaboration can build an engine for growth, innovate and create ideas.

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Opening Up to Collaboration
Ideagora, a Marketplace for Minds
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The article gives examples of few of the companies that have taken the advantage of crowdsourcing and have achieved effective results. This is a win-win situation for both the individual providing...

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Model for Collaborative Decision Making
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article is for the entrepreneurs who would like to find out some ways they can utilize the knowledge of the crowd in their business.

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Model for Collaborative Decision Making
Can open source innovate better than corporations?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article talks about open source can lead to innovation and provides examples on how open source has lead to some of the greatest innovations.

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Can open source innovate better than corporations?
Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

A good read on how crowdsourcing is affecting different industries.

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Crowdsourcing
Crowdsourcing
blog Distributed Knowledge

Daren C Brabham, Ph.D.is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he teaches and conducts research in...

Carl EspostiSep 04, 2010 01:56 pm GMT0 views
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A brief introduction to crowdsourcing
video Open Innovation, Tools

The question "why should we care about crowdsourcing" was posed...this is a 60 second response.

Carl EspostiSep 24, 2010 02:17 am GMT0 views
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A brief introduction to crowdsourcing
How Crowdsourcing LLC uses Crowdsourcing (2)
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A 60 second response on how Crowdsourcing LLC has used crowdsourcing to build our business model.

Carl EspostiSep 24, 2010 02:57 am GMT0 views
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How Crowdsourcing LLC uses Crowdsourcing (2)
How Crowdsourcing LLC uses crowdsourcing (1)
video Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

A 60 second response providing examples of how Crowdsourcing LLC has build our business and site using crowdsourcing to source development services, graphics and branding services, project work and...

Carl EspostiSep 24, 2010 03:09 am GMT0 views
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How Crowdsourcing LLC uses crowdsourcing (1)
No innovation in open source? What planet are you from?
document Distributed Knowledge

Open source has indeed completely evolved the approach of application development. It has certainly created more room for innovation since open source does away with the limitations of traditional...

Crowdsourcing.orgSep 30, 2010 07:54 pm GMT0 views
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No innovation in open source? What planet are you from?
Open Innovation: Your On-Ramp to Creating a Better Product
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article raises an interesting question: Can crowdsourcing be a faster and more effective approach than the traditional product development processes that organizations generally follow.

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Open Innovation: Your On-Ramp to Creating a Better Product
Jeff Howe aka “Mr. Crowdsourcing” has himself been crowdsourced!
Distributed Knowledge

It’s kind of ironic that Forbes decided to Crowdsource its list of “Names you need to know in 2011” feature (here), and received the suggestion via Facebook from Martha Bebinger that Jeff Howe had better be included!

 

Jeff, who coined the term “crowdsourcing,” in a 2006 article for Wired magazine and who wrote the book, 2008’s Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business is working on his second book about what lies beyond crowdsourcing.

 

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Carl EspostiNov 11, 2010 08:01 pm GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing: What it is and how it works
blog Open Innovation

This blog post provides an explanation of crowdsourcing is and how it works with some good examples.

Matthew KellyNov 29, 2010 11:23 pm GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing: What it is and how it works
A Critical Choice Regarding Innovation
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The author argues that "breakthrough innovations don't come from market research, even from web 2.0 market research via deep customer engagement. They come from the singular vision of an...

John MatthewDec 07, 2010 02:53 pm GMT0 views
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A Critical Choice Regarding Innovation
Does Crowdsourcing Commoditize Freelance Expertise?
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The critical issue for freelancers is to find sites that allow them to earn more for their work than they could on their own. Some crowdsourcing sites are approaching this point, especially sites...

Benjamin FosselDec 09, 2010 01:31 am GMT0 views
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Does Crowdsourcing Commoditize Freelance Expertise?
bringBUDDY (lowQ for youtube)
video Open Innovation

The programs is called “bring.BUDDY,” and it hopes to reduce road congestion and DHL’s carbon emissions. Participants use a smartphone app to specify their travel. An alert is sent to them of any...

Benjamin FosselDec 12, 2010 11:37 am GMT0 views
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bringBUDDY (lowQ for youtube)
The boundaries of crowdsourcing and how it relates to open innovation
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing and open innovation are related but distinct concepts. Crowdsourcing covers many approaches, which I summarize as ‘tapping the minds of many’. These can include service marketplaces,...

Tim SatterthwaiteDec 14, 2010 07:00 pm GMT0 views
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The boundaries of crowdsourcing and how it relates to open innovation