Crowdsourcing: Behind the Buzzword

Posted December 14, 2010 | | Amplify

Over the last decade, the emergence of new technological functionalities (particularly those associated with Web 2.0), combined with the widespread "everyman" use of these technologies, has enabled an ever-increasing number of ways in which organizations can leverage the effort and intelligence of crowds to solve problems, innovate, and get work done (crowdsourcing).

About The Author
Joseph Feller
Dr. Joseph Feller is Professor at the University College Cork (UCC), where he coordinates the PhD program in business information systems, supervises postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers, and conducts research. He previously served as Editor of Cutter Benchmark Review.  Prior to joining UCC, Dr. Feller taught at the Ringling College of Art and Design. His research focuses on collective intelligence action and resources phenomena, such as… Read More
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