Ross Dawson’s Second Edition of “Getting Results From Crowds”
Ross Dawson, one of the most active (and objective) promoters of crowdsourcing, has recently announced the launch of the second edition of his book, Getting Results From Crowds, co-authored with Steve Bynghall. I already have the first edition, but purchased this one anyway as it has three new chapters about possible applications of crowdsourcing: Crowdsourcing…
Are Millennials Crowdsourcing Themselves Out Of Jobs?
Coca-Cola wants you to design a new logo. Videogame developer Namco Bandai needs help redesigning Pac-Man. Lay’s seeks a new potato chip flavor. Once upon a time, companies with full-time employees invested their own money and resources to develop these projects. Now, they call it crowdsourcing, throw up a request [...]
Citroen is expanding its Facebook campaign to crowdsource the design for a limited edition car by inviting fans to design the brand badge that will appear on the model after unveiling the final design chosen by fans.
Joukko ennakoi tulevia tapahtumia. Research firm Applied Research Associates, has just launched a website that invites the public—meaning anyone, anywhere—to sign up and try their hand at intelligence forecasting. The website is part of an effort, sponsored by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (Iarpa), to understand the potential benefits of so-called crowdsourcing for predicting future events.
Data 2.0 Goes Large: InfoArmy Raises $17.3M To Build Out Its Crowdsourced Competitive Intelligence Platform – TechCrunch
￼￼InfoArmy, only four months into its life as the operator of a crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform, is announcing a significant injection of capital as it continues to build out its business. The company has raised a $17.3 million Series B led by Norwest VenturePartners, with Trinity Ventures also participating. The total raised by InfoArmy to date is now $19.3 million. (The previous $2 million came from CEO Jim Fowler, who had sold his previous company, another crowdsourced…