Crowdsourcing strategies and features
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In order to better understand what we mean by ‘crowdsourcing’ and to outline its scope more precisely, the first step is to define the peculiar features of this rather elusive concept. The term ‘crowdsourcing’ was coined by Jeff Howe as … Read More

Crowdsourcing translation
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The advent of the Internet and its rash development in the past few decades have revolutionised our habits and patterns of behaviour. It offers huge opportunities for communication or access to information, but is often blamed for disrupting human relations. … Read More

Economics of crowdsourcing
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Volunteering, volunteerism and altruism … or economic benefit? In some cases, the “crowd” willing to participate generously offers a priori powers, their data. Participants may feel somehow reimbursed for their work with results that will benefit everyone, or estimate that … Read More

Crowdsourcing
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Crowdsourcing, or participatory production, one of the emerging areas of knowledge management, is the use of creativity, intelligence and know-how of a large number of people, outsourcing, to perform certain tasks traditionally performed by an employee or contractor. This is … Read More