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A method of outsourcing work over the internet or similar network by appealing to people to contribute to the project independently or as a collaboration.

crowd′source′ v.
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Crowdsourcing enables public officials to work outside the traditional structures (Dirks & Keeling, 2009) and engage citizens in innovative ways such that local issues are resolved without causing much strain in their resources (Desouza & Bhagwatwar, 2014).
Countless companies now leverage crowdsourcing as a key component of their business model even though crowdsourced data has several crucial weaknesses.
He covers coming to terms with crowdsourcing, the reinvention of the crowd, early concepts of online collaboration, the design of crowdsourcing, the crowdsourcing of design, and towards an ethics of creative crowdwork.
Crowdsourcing is a relatively new notion, but one which is nonetheless raising more and more interest with researchers.
Please join us for the Fifth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2017), to be held October 24-26 at the the Hilton Quebec and the Quebec City Convention Center in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
UAE-based holding company, Al Tayer Group,that operates across 12 countries in the Middle East with more than 80 brands, in areas ranging from automotive to retail, has reached out to Dubai-based crowdsourcing community for filmmakers, Human-Film, to produce a 90-second corporate video on the group's brand and its values, with a prize money of around $8000 for the winning filmmaker.
Crowdsourcing contests are becoming mainstream (Boudreau and Lakhani 2013) as an increasing number of firms and other organizations recognize the vast potential of sourcing ideas and solutions from crowds of external actors.
US-based crowdsourcing life science firm Open Therapeutics has integrated ORCID into its novel scientific crowdsourcing platform, Therapoid, the firm said.
JZ: So what got you interested in writing about gamification and crowdsourcing back in 2011?
Crowdsourcing involves volunteers in generating, organizing, and classifying data for scientific research, digital collection identification, or other purposes.
With an initial focus on digital application testing, the new alliance provides organizations with access to crowdsourcing services as part of their broader testing program, in order to accelerate software releases and ensure more seamless customer experiences.
Design/methodology/approach--An exploratory research approach is followed, comprising a web-based questionnaire using responses of 32 industry experts at a leading international crowdsourcing conference, followed by seven semi-structured expert interviews to obtain in-depth insight into processes and the reasons behind the respective crowdsourcing project set-ups.