Posts tagged crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is Inevitable: Crowdsourcing will change your life

crowdsourcingSiamak Farah, CEO of InfoStreet, makers of SkyDesktop, a free Cloud-based desktop has sent this detailed and referenced article about crowdsourcing. It’s very thoughtful, and will stimulate many ideas — everyone needs to read this.

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IDG: Security: Setting a Trap to Catch a Tech Thief

Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud As innovation in technology advances, the number of security risks increases – for individuals and for businesses. So how do you catch a tech thief? This week we look at a global program to catch device thieves that was born out of a Chilean man’s pet project, a Forrester paper that explores the importance of security policies in the business world, and a 2013 security report that argues for the need of more secure software – not security software.

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IDG: Information Risk: Lessons, Awareness, & Global Threats

Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud Data breaches, cyber-threats and fraud are all on the rise. Such malicious threats combined with human error are exposing points of weakness in a fast-changing, complex information landscape and are putting brand reputation on the line. So how do you make sure your organisation’s data is safe? This week we have offer lessons that new businesses can learn from their more experienced counterparts, PwC’s second annual Information Risk Maturity Index, and a global security report that offers regional perspectives from around the world.

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IDG: Crowdfunding: Clouds, Crowds, and Collaboration

Augmented_Reality You’ve had a great idea for a business, but you don?t have the money to get it off the ground. Would you consider crowdfunding? According to Rolling Stone, “Kickstarter funds the future”, but is it really good for innovation? What about enterprise? And just what risks are involved? This week we look at crowdfunding with an exclusive interview with a start-up that used a Kickstarter campaign to find the ideal customers, a paper on outsourcing to the crowd for enterprise, and a report on the vulnerabilities to watch out for.

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Crowdsourcing news update for January

crowdsourcingWhen the phenomena of crowdsourcing reaches the Super Bowl, you know it’s main stream! This time, we’ve even got the video for’ya! There are some other astonishing headlines since last time too . . .
* Super Bowl Ad Watch: Crowdsourcing Peaks with Coke’s ‘Mirage’ Campaign
* Crowdsourcing Instagram To Find The Best Things In Your Neighborhood
* Mixing crowdsourcing and security to help hack for good: Bugcrowd
* Four seriously cool ways nonprofits are using crowdsourcing
* Crowdsourcing: an increasingly popular funding alternative
* What Is The Cost Of Crowdsourcing Super Bowl Ads?
* Dodge Turns to Crowdsourcing to Sell Darts
* The Life-Saving Power of Crowdsourcing
* Reviews: finding the balance
Let’s see … what’s up in crowdsourcing into 2013

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Crowdsourcing news update for December

crowdsourcing It’s about time for another update on the ever-expanding phenomena of crowdsourcing! There are some astonishing headlines since last time . . .
* Enterprise Crowdsourcing Convenes in New York to Discuss Best Practices
* World’s First Crowdsourced Map of the Global Robotics Industry
* Crowdsourced usability testing: Seriously useful
* Brickstarter outs crowdsourcing into public mix
* Crowdsourcing San Francisco Bay
Let’s see … what’s up in crowdsourcing this holiday season

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Crowdsourcing news update for November

crowdsourcing It’s about time for another update on the ever-expanding phenomena of crowdsourcing! There are some astonishing headlines since last time . . .
Crowdsourcing meets advertising: AppStori to aid developers
* The Dark Matter Hunt Is On – Are You Up To The Challenge
* Survey Sheds Light on Attitude Toward Crowdfunding
* Americans take to social media to help post-Sandy
* Try Crowdsourcing Your Performance Reviews
Let’s see … what’s up in crowdsourcing this holiday season

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Crowdsourcing news update for August

crowdsourcing It’s about time for another update on the ever-expanding phenomena of crowdsourcing! There are some astonishing headlines since last time . . .
* Fortune 500 Crowdsourcing is a Force to be Reckoned With
* Poptent Raises $5.5 Million to Support Continued Growth
* Pendulo Studios crowdsourcing ‘satire with a conscience’
* Jennifer Lopez starts a new role: startup exec
* Penny Arcade and Steam turn to crowdsourcing
Let’s see … what’s up in crowdsourcing this summer

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Crowdsourcing news update for Summer Too

crowdsourcing Oooops … it wasn’t over the other day when I posted the latest crowdsourcing updates … here are more, just in!
* Trophy Slots Develops New Bonus Level Based on Community Feedback
* Duolingo is Translating the Web One Headache at a Time
* Will crowdsourcing disrupt the advertising business?
* Poptent Raises $5.5M For Crowdsourced Video
* SAS asks for customers’ ideas
Let’s see … what’s up in crowdsourcing this summer

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Crowdsourcing news update for Summer

crowdsourcing It’s about time for another update on the ever-expanding phenomena of crowdsourcing! There are some astonishing headlines since last time . . .
* Fortune 500 Crowdsourcing is a Force to be Reckoned With
* Poptent Raises $5.5 Million to Support Continued Growth
* Pendulo Studios crowdsourcing ‘satire with a conscience’
* Jennifer Lopez starts a new role: startup exec
* Penny Arcade and Steam turn to crowdsourcing
Let’s see … what’s up in crowdsourcing this summer

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Crowdsourcing news update for Spring

crowdsourcing Every once in a while we like to snoop into the world of crowdsourcing just to see what all is going on … this spring seems to be busing at the seams with interesting and innovative uses of crowdsourcing
Just a few ‘hits’ … 4 Crowdsourcing Projects Making Hippies Smile
* interview: Lukas Biewald, co-founder of CrowdFlower
* The Power Of AngelList Revealed In Its New Look
* Gamers & Genomics: Crowdsourcing DNA Research
* Crowdsourcing Neighborhood Changes
* AskYourUsers.com Uses LinkedIn
Let’s see … is crowdsourcing the next wave?

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